Goddesses Whores Wives and Slaves Women in Classical Antiuity ( kindle or Pdf ) AUTHOR Sarah B. Pomeroy


10 thoughts on “Goddesses Whores Wives and Slaves Women in Classical Antiuity

  1. says:

    4 StarsMy last couple of forays into non fiction historical writing have been kind of disappointing three star affairs This book however – whether it’s the academic tone or simply the subject matter – I really enjoyed First published in the 70′s it probably contains some disputed or out of date ideas and evidence by now b

  2. says:

    An informative book but Pomeroy's feminism shines through so much that I have no faith in her objectivity Combined with the age of this book I'd advise everyone to look at Pomeroy's assertions with a highly critical eye

  3. says:

    Wide ranging interesting and provocative this was marred by lackluster prose projection of modern viewpoints and long uotations out of place in such a slender work

  4. says:

    I finally had the chance of reading and finishing this book and I loved it This book is amazing and I love how detailed and accurate it is The author is an academic so all of her work is based on historical sources which for me as history student is ideal I have a big problem with most books about the Sacred Femi

  5. says:

    Short but pretty densely packed with information and yet still pleasant to read I'm sure armchair historians will uibble with the work

  6. says:

    I'm not convinced by all the arguments raised in this but as a groundbreaking book it is exceptionalThis is a thorough look at a su

  7. says:

    I found that I couldn't focus well on this book It isn't very academic because it treats a lot of assumptions about the classical world as fact This is a common problem with the uestion of women in the ancient world as remaining literature generally portrays women in epic roles which are uite a bit different from the material evi

  8. says:

    occasionally i feel a twinge of guilt for not doing any women in antiuity classes not that there were many in undergrad and reading this was a response to that but it's really 101 and a little dated tbh

  9. says:

    I read this book because I am a feminist a Latin teacher and a lover of anything about the ancient world Clearly this book is well deserving of its secure place on college curricula and is a fantastic sourcebook I learned so much ofte

  10. says:

    One of my absolute favorite books from college Note that the list of types in the title is also a ranking In many ways it wa

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Goddesses Whores Wives and Slaves Women in Classical Antiuity

The first general treatment of women in the ancient world to reflect the critical insights of. An informative book but Pomeroy s feminism shines through so much that I have no faith in her objectivity Combined with the age of this book I d advise everyone to look at Pomeroy s assertions with a highly critical eye Geschichten aus Latexia everyone to look at Pomeroy s assertions with a highly critical Mating Flight eye

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Modern feminism Though much debated its position as the basic textbook on women's history in. I finally had the chance of reading and finishing this book and I loved it This book is amazing and I love how detailed and accurate it is The author is an academic so all of her work is based on historical sources which for me as history student is ideal I have a big problem with most books about the Sacred Feminine or about Women in History because there s a big tendency to just say things and not back it up with historical references Some authors tend to say Women did this or Goddesses were portrayed like this but show no source to these affirmations and I really don t like that since I have no way of understanding where it came from This book is not like that the author writes in a very clear but detailed way and provides all the sources necessary for the reader to understand and check the information she s giving us I had a different image of how life for women was in Ancient Greece and it was an eye opener to read this book specially to understand that women were treated differently depending on what part of the Ancient Greece they were with a huge contrast between Athens and Sparta I prefer Sparta Also when it comes to Rome I love how she explained everything and traced several parallels to Egypt and to previous Hellenistic period to show a comparison of how things were Also enjoyed a small chapter on the cult of Isis which had a huge impact on the history of Women in Classical AntiuityI got this book from the Library at my University but I m going to purchase a copy for myself since this book is amazing indeed

Read & download ð PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ù Sarah B. Pomeroy

Greece and Rome has hardly been challenged Mary Beard Times Literary Supplement Illustration. occasionally i feel a twinge of guilt for not doing any women in antiuity classes not that there were many in undergrad and reading this was a response to that but it s really 101 and a little dated tbh

  • Paperback
  • 280
  • Goddesses Whores Wives and Slaves Women in Classical Antiuity
  • Sarah B. Pomeroy
  • English
  • 28 February 2019
  • 9780805205305

About the Author: Sarah B. Pomeroy

Sarah B Pomeroy born 13 March 1938 is an American ancient historian author translator and former professor of classics She is best known for her work on women's history in classical antiuity