Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death

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  • Author(s): Laura K. McClure
  • Publication Information:
    [Hoboken, NJ] : Wiley-Blackwell. 2019
  • Additional Information
    • Publication Type:
      eBook.
    • Abstract:
      An introduction to women and gender in the classical world that draws on the most recent research in the field Women in Classical Antiquity focuses on the important objects, events and concepts that combine to form a clear understanding of ancient Greek and Roman women and gender. Drawing on the most recent findings and research on the topic, the book offers an overview of the historical events, values, and institutions that are critical for appreciating and comparing the life situations of women across both cultures. The author examines the lifecycle of women in ancient Greek and Rome beginning with how young females acquired the gendered characteristics necessary for adulthood. The text explores female adolescence, including concerns about virginity, medical views of the female body, religious roles, and education. Views of marriage, motherhood, sexual activity, adultery, and prostitution are also examined. In addition, the author explores how women exercised authority and the possibilities for their civic engagement. This important resource: Explores the formation of classical women's social identity through the life stages of birth, adolescence, marriage, childbirth, old age, and death Contains information on the most recent research in this rapidly evolving field Offers a review of the life course as a way to understand the social processes by which Greek and Roman females acquired gender traits Includes questions for review, suggestions for further reading, and a glossary of key terms Written for academics and students of classical antiquity, Women in Classical Antiquity offers a general introduction to women and gender in the classical world.
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    • Related ISBNs:
      9781118413517. 9781118413524. 9781118413647. 9781118413654.
    • Accession Number:
      1060181474
    • Accession Number:
      2164162
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    • ABNT:
      LAURA K. MCCLURE. Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death. [Hoboken, NJ]: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. ISBN 9781118413517. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2164162. Acesso em: 24 nov. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Laura K. McClure. Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death. Wiley-Blackwell; 2019. Accessed November 24, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2164162
    • APA:
      Laura K. McClure. (2019). Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death. Wiley-Blackwell.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Laura K. McClure. 2019. Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death. [Hoboken, NJ]: Wiley-Blackwell. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2164162.
    • Harvard:
      Laura K. McClure (2019) Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death. [Hoboken, NJ]: Wiley-Blackwell. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2164162 (Accessed: 24 November 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Laura K. McClure 2019, Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death, Wiley-Blackwell, [Hoboken, NJ], viewed 24 November 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Laura K. McClure. Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death. Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2164162.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Laura K. McClure. Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death. [Hoboken, NJ]: Wiley-Blackwell, 2019. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2164162.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Laura K. McClure. Women in Classical Antiquity : From Birth to Death [Internet]. [Hoboken, NJ]: Wiley-Blackwell; 2019 [cited 2020 Nov 24]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=2164162