Maternal Megalomania

Written By Julie Langford
Maternal Megalomania
  • Publsiher : JHU Press
  • Release : 24 July 2013
  • ISBN : 1421408481
  • Pages : 232 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Maternal Megalomania

Maternal Megalomania
  • Author : Julie Langford
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-24
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : She employs Julia Domna as a case study to explore the creation of ideology between the emperor and its subjects....

Royal Women and Dynastic Loyalty

Royal Women and Dynastic Loyalty
  • Author : Caroline Dunn,Elizabeth Carney
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-21
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : Royal women did much more to wield power besides marrying the king and producing the heir. Subverting the dichotomies of public/private and formal/informal that gender public authority as male and informal authority as female, this book examines royal women as agents of influence. With an expansive chronological and ...

Motherhood in Antiquity

Motherhood in Antiquity
  • Author : Dana Cooper,Claire Phelan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-03-07
  • Total pages : 267
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : This edited collection examines concepts and realities of motherhood in the ancient world. The collection uses essays on the Roman Empire, Mesoamerica, the Philippines, Egypt, and India to emphasize the concept of motherhood as a worldwide phenomenon and experience. While covering a wide geographical range, the editors arranged the collection ...

The Routledge Companion to Women and Monarchy in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The Routledge Companion to Women and Monarchy in the Ancient Mediterranean World
  • Author : Elizabeth D. Carney,Sabine Müller
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-11-09
  • Total pages : 556
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : This volume offers the first comprehensive look at the role of women in the monarchies of the ancient Mediterranean. It consistently addresses certain issues across all dynasties: title; role in succession; the situation of mothers, wives, and daughters of kings; regnant and co-regnant women; role in cult and in dynastic ...

Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World

Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World
  • Author : Anise K. Strong
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-07-12
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : Prostitutes and Matrons in the Roman World is the first substantial account of elite Roman concubines and courtesans. Exploring the blurred line between proper matron and wicked prostitute, it illuminates the lives of sexually promiscuous women like Messalina and Clodia, as well as prostitutes with hearts of gold who saved ...

Gender Memory and Identity in the Roman World

Gender  Memory  and Identity in the Roman World
  • Author : Jussi Rantala
  • Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-18
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : This volume approaches three key concepts in Roman history - gender, memory and identity - and demonstrates the significance of their interaction in all social levels and during all periods of Imperial Rome. When societies, as well as individuals, form their identities, remembrance and references to the past play a ...

Queer Victorian Families

Queer Victorian Families
  • Author : Duc Dau,Shale Preston
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2015-02-11
  • Total pages : 220
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : The Victorians elevated the home and heteronormative family life to an almost secular religion. Yet alongside the middle-class domestic ideal were other families, many of which existed in the literature of the time. Queer Victorian Families: Curious Relations in Literature is chiefly concerned with these atypical or "queer" families. This ...

The Intellectual Climate of Cassius Dio

The Intellectual Climate of Cassius Dio
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2022-03-07
  • Total pages : 524
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : This volume addresses the intellectual and political contexts that produced Cassius Dio's (c. 160–c. 230 CE) massive and indispensable synthesis of Roman history. Contributors examine the literary influences, cultural identity and political ideologies of this much read but enigmatic author....

Rome in the East

Rome in the East
  • Author : Warwick Ball
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-06-10
  • Total pages : 594
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : This new edition of Rome in the East expands on the seminal work of the first edition, and examines the lasting impact of the near Eastern influence on Rome on our understanding of the development of European culture. Warwick Ball explores modern issues as well as ancient, and overturns conventional ...

A History of the Roman People

A History of the Roman People
  • Author : Celia E. Schultz,Allen M. Ward,F. M. Heichelheim,C. A. Yeo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-04-03
  • Total pages : 782
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : A History of the Roman People offers students a comprehensive, up-to-date, readable introduction to the whole span of Roman history. Richly illustrated, this fully updated volume takes readers through the mists of Roman prehistory and a survey of the peoples of pre-Roman Italy to a balanced, thoughtful account of the ...

Hidden Lives Public Personae

Hidden Lives  Public Personae
  • Author : Emily A. Hemelrijk
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Total pages : 610
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : This book studies the civic participation of women in the towns of Italy outside Rome and in the numerous cities of the Latin-speaking provinces of the Roman Empire. It offers a view on Roman women and urban society in the Roman Principate. Women's civic roles as priestesses, benefactresses and patronesses ...

Women and the Roman City in the Latin West

Women and the Roman City in the Latin West
  • Author : Emily Hemelrijk,Greg Woolf
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2013-07-18
  • Total pages : 430
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : This multidisclinary collection of studies offers a compelling new vision of the role of women in Roman cities in Italy and the western provinces....

Aspar and the Struggle for the Eastern Roman Empire AD 421 71

Aspar and the Struggle for the Eastern Roman Empire  AD 421   71
  • Author : Ronald A. Bleeker
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-04-07
  • Total pages : 248
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : The first full-length biography in English of Aspar, the eastern Roman general and statesman, this book explores his central role in the history and politics of the fragmenting Roman Empire in the fifth century. It also considers what his life and career may suggest as to the differing fates of ...

Cassius Dio the Historian

Cassius Dio the Historian
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Release Date : 2021-05-25
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : The volume Cassius Dio the Historian: Methods and Approaches explores the Roman historian’s methodology and agendas. He had his own agendas for writing his Roman History, but at the same time, he was a historian with an ambition to tell the history of Rome....

Domina

Domina
  • Author : Guy De la Bédoyère
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-01-01
  • Total pages : 385
  • ISBN : 1421408481
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Summary : A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire​ Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero--these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one of these emperors was the blood son of his predecessor. In this ...