Women in Ancient Rome: A Sourcebook (Bloomsbury Sources in Ancient History)

Women in Ancient Rome: A Sourcebook (Bloomsbury Sources in Ancient History)

Language: English

Pages: 232

ISBN: 1441164219

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


This sourcebook includes a rich and accessible selection of Roman original sources in translation ranging from the Regal Period through Republican and Imperial Rome to the late Empire and the coming of Christianity. From Roman goddesses to mortal women, imperial women to slaves and prostitutes, the volume brings new perspectives to the study of Roman women's lives. Literary sources comprise works by Livy, Catullus, Ovid, Juvenal and many others. Suggestions for further reading, a general bibliography, and an index of ancient authors and works are also included.

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