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Published: 30 September 2015

648 Pages | 80 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190251888

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Hidden Lives, Public Personae

Women and Civic Life in the Roman West

Emily Hemelrijk

  • Offers a new perspective by focusing on the little studied women of means in the local towns, i.e. outside the imperial family and outside the city of Rome.
  • Utilizes innovative sources, such as inscriptions that have been systematically collected and studied instead of literary sources