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Author Vivante, Bella.
Title Daughters of Gaia : women in the ancient Mediterranean world / Bella Vivante.
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ1127 .V56 2007    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  HQ1127 .V56 2007    AVAILABLE  
Series Praeger series on the ancient world, 1932-1406
Praeger series on the ancient world.
Subject Women -- History -- To 500.
Women -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Civilization, Classical.
Women -- Mediterranean Region -- Social conditions.
Sex role -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Add Title Women in the ancient Mediterranean world
Description xxxi, 230 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-221) and index.
Contents Ancient Mediterranean civilizations timeline -- Introduction -- Ancient goddesses : the primacy of female divinity -- Sanctifying women's lives : ancient women's rituals -- A woman's life in ancient cultures -- Health and medicine -- From home to market : the economic bases of women's lives -- From matrons to female kings : women who ruled from home and from the throne -- Women and war : symbol, object and warrior -- In her own voice 1 : women's philosophical writings -- In her own voice 2 : women's poetry.
ISBN 0275982491 (alk. paper)
9780275982492 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 71222954
Table of Contents
 Ancient Mediterranean civilizations timelines 
1Ancient goddesses - the primacy of female divinity1
2Sanctifying women's lives - ancient women's rituals29
3A woman's life in ancient cultures51
4Health and medicine75
5From home to market - the economic bases of women's lives95
6From matrons to female kings - women who ruled from home and from the throne115
7Women and war - symbol, object, and warrior137
8In her own voice 1 - women's philosophical writings155
9In her own voice 2 - women's poetry175