Goddesses Whores Wives And Slaves

Author: Sarah Pomeroy
Publisher: Schocken
ISBN: 0307791475
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Though much debated, its position as the basic textbook on women's history in Greece and Rome has hardly been challenged."--Mary Beard, Times Literary Supplement. Illustrations. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Women In The Ancient World

Author: John Peradotto
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780873957724
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antiquity or to include more material on women in existing Classics courses. It
also provided a check-list of works published since my first bibliography in
Arethusa. Marylin B. Arthur, "Review Essay: Classics," Signs 2 (1976), 382-403.
This essay is devoted primarily to a discussion of theories of matriarchy, a review
of Sarah B. Pomeroy, Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves, and a perceptive
analysis of methodological issues and future directions in the study of women in

Queens And Queenship In Medieval Europe

Author: Anne J. Duggan
Publisher: Boydell Press
ISBN: 9780851158815
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In 1975, Sarah B. Pommeroy published her book, Goddesses, Whores, Wives
and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity} The book was the first book in English
to attempt a social history of women in the Greek and Roman worlds. Written at a
time when feminism as a political movement was beginning to make a significant
impact on academic studies, Pomeroy introduced her text by asking 'what women
were doing while men were active in all the areas traditionally emphasised by ...

Pythagorean Women

Author: Sarah B. Pomeroy
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421409577
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In Pythagorean Women, classical scholar Sarah B. Pomeroy discusses the groundbreaking principles that Pythagoras established for family life in Archaic Greece, such as constituting a single standard of sexual conduct for women and men.

The Assassination Of Julius Caesar

Author: Michael Parenti
Publisher: The New Press
ISBN: 1595585567
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Sarah B. Pomeroy, Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical
Antiquity (New York: Schocken Books, 1975), 199–201. Pomeroy, Goddesses,
Whores, Wives, and Slaves, 201. There was Pompey's woeful Cornelia who
willingly shared his grim fate at Pharsalus: Lucan, The Civil War VIII.87–108; and
Brutus's Porcia who silently endured a self-inflicted wound to prove herself
worthy of being her husband's confidante: Plutarch, Brutus XIII. See also the
examples offered ...

Imagined Histories

Author: Anthony Molho
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691058115
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In the field of women's studies, Sarah Pomeroy's Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and
Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity, published in 1975, was a landmark for its
historical synthesis of women's experience in Greco-Roman antiquity. The book,
now translated into numerous languages, stressed the fundamental
subordination of women. Pomeroy's was certainly not the first treatment of Greek
or Roman women. A decade earlier J. E V D. Balsdon had written a book about
Roman women ...

Women And The Vote

Author: Jad Adams
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191016837
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Pomeroy, Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity (
New York: Dorset Press 1975), 115. Pierre VidalNaquet, 'Esclavage et
Gynécocratie dans la Tradition, et Mythe L'Utopie', in Recherches sur les
Structures Sociales dans l'Antiquité Classique (Paris: Editions du Centre National
de la Recherche Scientifique 1970), 77–8. Kallirroi Parren referred to this 'very
old tradition' in Chicago in ...

Reflections Of Women In Antiquity

Author: Helene Foley
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136098186
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Preface THIS VOLUME of essays grew out of a double issue of Women's Studies
(Vol. 8, Nos. 1–2, 1981), which was the first special issue on Women in Antiquity
in a major women's studies journal. It came as a sequel to two issues on Women
in Antiquity in the classical journal Arethusa (Vol. 6, No. 1 and Vol. 11, Nos. 1 and
2) which also contained many important articles and a useful bibliography by
Sarah B. Pomeroy, author of Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in ...