Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture by Sandra R. Joshel
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Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture
By Sandra R. Joshel

Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture

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Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture by Sandra R. Joshel

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Women and Slaves in Classical Culture examines how ancient societies were organized around slave-holding and the subordination of women to reveal how women and slaves interacted with one another in both the cultural representations and the social realities of the Greco-Roman world. The contributors explore a broad range of evidence including: * the mythical constructions of epic and drama * the love poems of Ovid * the Greek medical writers * Augustine's autobiography * a haunting account of an unnamed Roman slave * the archaeological remains of a slave mining camp near Athens. They argue that the distinctions between male and female and servile and free were inextricably connected. This erudite and well-documented book provokes questions about how we can hope to recapture the experience and subjectivity of ancient women and slaves and addresses the ways in which femaleness and servility interacted with other forms of difference, such as class, gender and status. Women and Slaves in Classical Culture offers a stimulating and frequently controversial insight into the complexities of gender and status in the Greco-Roman world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415261593
ISBN-10: 0415261597
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sandra R. Joshel

Sandra R. Joshel teaches ancient history, myth and culture and women's studies in the Liberal Arts Department of the New England Conservatory of Music. She is the author of Work, Identity and Legal Status at Rome: A Study of the Occupational Inscriptions (1992). Sheila Murnaghan is Associate Professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of Disguise and Recognition in the Odyssey (1987).

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