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The Resource Pandora's daughters : the role and status of women in Greek and Roman antiquity, Eva Cantarella ; translated by Maureen B. Fant ; with a foreword by Mary R. Lefkowitz

Pandora's daughters : the role and status of women in Greek and Roman antiquity, Eva Cantarella ; translated by Maureen B. Fant ; with a foreword by Mary R. Lefkowitz

Label
Pandora's daughters : the role and status of women in Greek and Roman antiquity
Title
Pandora's daughters
Title remainder
the role and status of women in Greek and Roman antiquity
Statement of responsibility
Eva Cantarella ; translated by Maureen B. Fant ; with a foreword by Mary R. Lefkowitz
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Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Expanded and updated for this English-language translation, this book offers the first history of women in ancient Greece and Rome to be written from a legal perspective. Cantarella demonstrates how literary, anecdotal. and judicial sources can and cannot be used to discover that Greek and Roman men thought about women
Member of
Cataloging source
LC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cantarella, Eva
Dewey number
305.4/2/0938
Index
index present
Language note
Translation of: L'ambiguo malanno
LC call number
  • HQ1134
  • HQ1134
LC item number
  • .C3513 1987
  • .C3513 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fant, Maureen B
  • Lefkowitz, Mary R
Series statement
Johns Hopkins paperbacks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Women
  • Civilization, Classical
  • Women
Label
Pandora's daughters : the role and status of women in Greek and Roman antiquity, Eva Cantarella ; translated by Maureen B. Fant ; with a foreword by Mary R. Lefkowitz
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780801831935.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: L'ambiguo malanno
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 185-219
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Myths of Matriarchy: Amazons and the Lemnian Women
  • Interpreting Myth: Forgotten History or Unthinkable World?
  • Women and the Origin of Cities
  • Female Initiation Ceremonies
  • Origins of Western Misogyny
  • The Homeric Poems
  • Hesiod and Semonides
  • Exclusion from the Polis
  • The First Legislators
  • The Classical Period
  • Introduction
  • Philosophers and Women
  • The Reproduction Debate: Does Woman Contribute?
  • Socrates and Aspasia
  • The Virtues of Women
  • Plato: Feminist?
  • Aristotle: Woman-Matter
  • Women and Literature
  • Women in Classical Literature
  • Lettered Women
  • Homosexuality and Love
  • The Weaving of Discrimination
  • Homosexual Love in Myth
  • Crete and Sparta: The Role of Homosexuality in Initiation
  • Homosexuality and Bisexual Divinities
  • Plato
  • Female Homosexuality
  • The Hellenistic Age: New Images, Old Stereotypes
  • Legal Status: Toward Equality
  • Women and Political Power
  • Women in Literature
  • Rome
  • Problems of Method
  • The Hypothesis of Matriarchy
  • The Protoagricultural Phase
  • Tanaquil and Etruscan Women
  • Traces of Ancient Collective Marriage?
  • The Ancient Ethnographers
  • The Debate on the Matriarchy
  • The Period of the Kings and the Republic
  • Legal Status of Women
  • Social Status of Women
  • The Principate and the Empire:
  • Greece
  • The Emancipation of Women?
  • The Centuries of Expansion
  • Matriarchy in Prehistory, Myth, and History
  • The Neolithic Period
  • Minoan Society: The Mediterranean Great Mother
  • The Mycenaean Kingdoms
Control code
000004515216
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 229 p.
Isbn
9780801831935
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86007292
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)13424591
Label
Pandora's daughters : the role and status of women in Greek and Roman antiquity, Eva Cantarella ; translated by Maureen B. Fant ; with a foreword by Mary R. Lefkowitz
Link
http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780801831935.pdf
Publication
Note
  • Translation of: L'ambiguo malanno
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 185-219
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Myths of Matriarchy: Amazons and the Lemnian Women
  • Interpreting Myth: Forgotten History or Unthinkable World?
  • Women and the Origin of Cities
  • Female Initiation Ceremonies
  • Origins of Western Misogyny
  • The Homeric Poems
  • Hesiod and Semonides
  • Exclusion from the Polis
  • The First Legislators
  • The Classical Period
  • Introduction
  • Philosophers and Women
  • The Reproduction Debate: Does Woman Contribute?
  • Socrates and Aspasia
  • The Virtues of Women
  • Plato: Feminist?
  • Aristotle: Woman-Matter
  • Women and Literature
  • Women in Classical Literature
  • Lettered Women
  • Homosexuality and Love
  • The Weaving of Discrimination
  • Homosexual Love in Myth
  • Crete and Sparta: The Role of Homosexuality in Initiation
  • Homosexuality and Bisexual Divinities
  • Plato
  • Female Homosexuality
  • The Hellenistic Age: New Images, Old Stereotypes
  • Legal Status: Toward Equality
  • Women and Political Power
  • Women in Literature
  • Rome
  • Problems of Method
  • The Hypothesis of Matriarchy
  • The Protoagricultural Phase
  • Tanaquil and Etruscan Women
  • Traces of Ancient Collective Marriage?
  • The Ancient Ethnographers
  • The Debate on the Matriarchy
  • The Period of the Kings and the Republic
  • Legal Status of Women
  • Social Status of Women
  • The Principate and the Empire:
  • Greece
  • The Emancipation of Women?
  • The Centuries of Expansion
  • Matriarchy in Prehistory, Myth, and History
  • The Neolithic Period
  • Minoan Society: The Mediterranean Great Mother
  • The Mycenaean Kingdoms
Control code
000004515216
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xiv, 229 p.
Isbn
9780801831935
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86007292
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)13424591

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