Ancient History Magazine 30

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Traditional writings from antiquity tend to portray women as either loyal wives and mothers or debauched villainesses, with little in between. However, archaeology and alternative sources help to paint a more complete picture.

Theme: Women in the ancient world

  • Sophie Hay, 'Roman women at work - A room of her own'.
  • Carla Ionescu, 'Women in the Athenian polis - To work and work again'.
  • Larissa Lemos, 'The reality and politicisation of Roman women - An impossible ideal'.
  • Sidney E. Dean, 'The "illustrious queen" - Zenobia of Palmyra'.
  • Lauren van Zoonen, 'Women of Locri Epizephyrii - The earthly and the divine'.
  • Colleen Darnell, 'Power, policy, and autonomy - Women in ancient Egypt'.
  • James Blake Wiener, 'Traveling through time in Oman - Treasures of the past'.
  • Wim van Broekhoven, 'Romans bundled up - Winter is coming'.
  • Manon Henzen, 'Ancients feasting on the sea's bounty - Roman fish in a dish'.
  • Lindsay Powell, 'Ancient Rome's greatest show trial - Avenging Germanicus'.

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