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Women and society in Greek and Roman Egypt

a sourcebook

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, U.K, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Egypt -- History,
    • Women -- Egypt -- History -- Sources,
    • Egypt -- History -- Greco-Roman period, 332 B.C.-640 A.D,
    • Egypt -- History -- Greco-Roman period, 332 B.C.-640 A.D. -- Sources,
    • Egypt -- Civilization -- 332 B.C.-638 A.D

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 382-397) and index.

      Other titlesWomen & society in Greek & Roman Egypt
      Statementedited by Jane Rowlandson with the collaboration of Roger Bagnall ... [et al.].
      ContributionsRowlandson, Jane.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1137.E3 W65 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 406 p. :
      Number of Pages406
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL685143M
      ISBN 100521582121, 0521588154
      LC Control Number97032001

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        Ancient Greek women had to receive permission from the man to leave the house’s female quarters. The situation for females in ancient Egypt was much different. The results of her studies can be read in her book, Becoming a Woman and Mother in Greco-Roman Egypt: Women’s Bodies, Society and Domestic Space. Women And Roman Religion And Its Impact On Society Essay Words | 7 Pages. The female role in Greek and Roman religion and its impact on society Throughout the ancient world, the aspects to which a successful society thrive under have been skewed, except for that of religion.

        A. 1. Richard Alston, Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt.A Social History. Soldier and Society in Roman Egypt provides a complete reassessment of the impact of the Roman army on local societies, and convincingly challenges the orthodox picture. The soldiers are seen not as an isolated elite living in fear of the local populations, but as relatively well-integrated into local : Erika Harlitz-Kern.   The society was clearly patriarchal from an early stage and would continue along those same lines through the history of the Roman Republic ( BE) and Roman Empire (27 BCE CE in the west, CE in the east). Although there is a legend that a Trojan woman named Roma, travelling with the hero Aeneas, founded Rome, the far more popular and better-known foundation Author: Joshua J. Mark.


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The book offers much information about the role and importance of women in ancient Greek and Roman Egypt. The chapters cover royalty, religion, family, law, economy, childhood, education and marriage. The views presented in the scholarly essays are backed up by cited evidence in contracts, letters and other surviving by:   This book makes available to students and other nonspecialists a varied collection of over three hundred translated texts and more than fifty illustrations relating to women's lives in Greek and Roman Egypt/5.

Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook. Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt.: The period of Egyptian history from its rule by the Macedonian Ptolemaic dynasty to its incorporation into the Roman and Byzantine empires has left a wealth of evidence for the lives of ordinary men and women.

Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook Because of conditions in Egypt advantageous for the preservation of papyri and other materials, we have the opportunity to hear more women’s voices from Graeco-Roman Egypt than usually expected in the ancient Greek and Roman : Joan Burton.

Summary: Eleven leading scholars have collaborated to present over texts translated from Greek and Egyptian, documenting the lives of women within Egyptian society from its rule by the Macedonian Ptolemaic dynasty to its incorporation into the Roman and Byzantine empires.

This book makes available to students and other nonspecialists a varied collection of over three hundred translated texts and more than fifty illustrations relating to women's lives in Greek and Roman Egypt. These are accompanied by an introductory chapter and full explanatory notes.

It makes accessible to all those interested in social history, and in particular the lives of women, an. Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook (Book) Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook. Author. Rowlandson, Jane. Publisher.

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Recommended By. Numerous. Women and society in Greek and Roman Egypt A sourcebook A wealth of evidence for the lives of ordinary men and women – from texts (includ-ing personal letters) written on papyrus and other materials to objects of everyday use and funerary portraits – has survived from the Graeco-Roman period of Egyptian Size: KB.

Women and society in Greek and Roman Egypt. Buy Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook by Rowlandson, Jane (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. 5/5(1). Now eleven leading scholars in this field have collaborated to make available to students and other non-specialists a selection of over three hundred texts translated from Greek and Egyptian, as well as more than fifty illustrations, documenting the lives of women within this society, from queens to priestesses, property-owners to slave-girls, from birth through motherhood to death.

This was clearly part of Graeco-Roman Egypt’s legacy from Pharaonic times, and whilst the status of women in ancient Egypt was exceptional, other pre-classical civilisations also gave them more rights than did the Greek polis (cf.

J.N. Postgate, Early Mesopotamia, p. Get this from a library. Women and society in Greek and Roman Egypt: a sourcebook. [Jane Rowlandson; Roger S Bagnall; et al]. The Book of women's love and Jewish medieval medical literature on women = Sefer ahavat nashim / edited and translated with a commentary by Carmen Caballero-Navas.

Women and society in Greek and Roman Egypt: a sourcebook / edited by Jane Rowlandson, with the collaboration of Roger Bagnall [et al.]. Other Authors: Rowlandson, Jane. Status and law. The Egyptian background. Greek and Egyptian in a colonial society.

III. Roman transformations. Freedom and responsibility in developed Roman society. Continuity and change in the Coptic texts. Economic activities. Women and agricultural land. Women in the non-agricultural economy 6. Being female. Through a comparative and interdisciplinary study of the historical sources, papyri, artefacts and archaeological evidence, Becoming a Woman and Mother in Greco-Roman Egypt shows how Greek, Roman, Jewish and Near Eastern cultures impacted on the social perception of female puberty, childbirth and menstruation in Greco-Roman Egypt from the 3rd century B.C.

to the 3rd century A.D. Review of Jane Rowlandson (ed), Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook (Cambridge UP, ). Books; Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A SourceBook; Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A SourceBook by Rowlandson, Jane.

Women and society in Greek and Roman Egypt A sourcebook Edited by JANE ROWLANDSON with the collaboration of Roger Bagnall, Alan Bowman, Willy Clarysse, Ann Ellis Hanson, Deborah Hobson, James Keenan, Peter van Minnen, Dominic Rathbone, Dorothy J.

Thompson, and Terry WilfongAuthor: P.J. van Minnen. By the first century the eastern part of the empire was firmly committed to patriarchy and the subordination of women. In the West, at least in Egypt, women were educated, free and almost equal in status to men. Greek and Roman societies were between the two extremes.

Women and Society in Greek and Roman Egypt: A Sourcebook out of 5 stars useful book on women in Greek and Roman Egypt J The book offers much information about the role and importance of women in ancient Greek and Roman Egypt.5/5.Roman Women: In the beginning, rights for women in ancient Rome were similar to rights for women in ancient Greece.

Over time, things changed. During the years that Rome was a Republic, Roman women could go to the Forum to shop, chat with friends, and visit a temple, all without asking their husband for permission.

Through a comparative and interdisciplinary study of the historical sources, papyri, artefacts and archaeological evidence, Becoming a Woman and Mother in Greco-Roman Egypt shows how Greek, Roman, Jewish and Near Eastern cultures impacted on the social perception of female puberty, childbirth and menstruation in Greco-Roman Egypt from the 3rd Author: Ada Nifosi.