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  • Hypatia

    Hypatia
    av Edward J. Watts

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190210038

    A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best-known female intellectuals. For the sixteen centuries following her murder by a mob of Christians Hypatia has been remembered in books, poems, plays, paintings, and films a…

  • Hypatia

    Hypatia
    av Edward J. Watts

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190073701

    A philosopher, mathematician, and martyr, Hypatia is one of antiquity's best known female intellectuals. During the sixteen centuries following her murder, by a mob of Christians, Hypatia has been remembered in books, poems, plays, paintings, and fi…

  • Sabina Augusta

    Sabina Augusta
    av T. Corey Brennan

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190250997

    Sabina Augusta (ca. 85-ca. 137), wife of the emperor Hadrian (reigned 117-38), accumulated more public honors in Rome and the provinces than any imperial woman had enjoyed since the first empress, Augustus' wife Livia. Indeed, Sabina is the first wo…

  • Galla Placidia

    Galla Placidia
    av Hagith Sivan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195379129

    The astonishing career of Galla Placidia (c. 390-450) provides valuable reflections on the state of the Roman empire in the fifth century CE. In an age when emperors, like Galla's two brothers, Arcadius (395-408) and Honorius (395-423), and nephew,…

  • Galla Placidia

    Galla Placidia
    av Hagith Sivan

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195379136

    The astonishing career of Galla Placidia (c. 390-450) provides valuable reflections on the state of the Roman empire in the fifth century CE. In an age when emperors, like Galla's two brothers, Arcadius (395-408) and Honorius (395-423), and nephew,…

  • Faustina I and II

    Faustina I and II
    av Barbara M. Levick

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195379419

    The elder Faustina (c. 97 - 140 AD) was the wife of Antonius Pius and the aunt of Marcus Aurelius, and her more prominent daughter, Faustina II (130 - 175), the wife of Marcus Aurelius and the mother of Commodus. Bearing the same name, and both the…

  • Cleopatra's Daughter

    Cleopatra's Daughter
    av Duane W. Roller

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190618827

    The Roman emperor Augustus gave his name to the age he dominated, from the latter half of the first century BC until the second decade of the following century. Yet he shared the age with several royal women who ruled parts of the Mediterranean worl…

  • Melania the Younger

    Melania the Younger
    av Elizabeth A. Clark

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190888220

    Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem explores the richly detailed story of Melania, an early fifth-century Roman Christian aristocrat who renounced her staggering wealth to lead a life of ascetic renunciation. Hers is a tale of "riches to rag…

  • Melania the Younger

    Melania the Younger
    av Elizabeth A. Clark

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190888237

    Melania the Younger: From Rome to Jerusalem explores the richly detailed story of Melania, an early fifth-century Roman Christian aristocrat who renounced her staggering wealth to lead a life of ascetic renunciation. Hers is a tale of "riches to rag…

  • Turia

    Turia
    av Josiah Osgood

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199832347

    The civil wars that brought down the Roman Republic were fought on more than battlefields. Armed gangs infested the Italian countryside, in the city of Rome mansions were besieged, and bounty-hunters searched the streets for "public enemies."Among t…

  • Turia

    Turia
    av Josiah Osgood

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199832354

    The civil wars that brought down the Roman Republic were fought on more than battlefields. Armed gangs infested the Italian countryside, in the city of Rome mansions were besieged, and bounty-hunters searched the streets for "public enemies."Among t…

  • Monica

    Monica
    av Gillian Clark

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199988389

    Rarely did ancient authors write about the lives of women; even more rarely did they write about the lives of ordinary women: not queens or heroines who influenced war or politics, not sensational examples of virtue or vice, not Christian martyrs or…

  • Monica

    Monica
    av Gillian Clark

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199988396

    Rarely did ancient authors write about the lives of women; even more rarely did they write about the lives of ordinary women: not queens or heroines who influenced war or politics, not sensational examples of virtue or vice, not Christian martyrs or…

  • Berenice II and the Golden Age of Ptolemaic Egypt

    Berenice II and the Golden Age of Ptolemaic Egypt
    av Dee L. Clayman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195370881

    Berenice II (c. 264-221 BCE), daughter of King Magas of Cyrene and wife of Ptolemy III Euergetes, came to embody all the key religious, political, and artistic ideals of Ptolemaic Alexandria. Though she arrived there nearly friendless, with the tain…

  • Berenice II and the Golden Age of Ptolemaic Egypt

    Berenice II and the Golden Age of Ptolemaic Egypt
    av Dee L. Clayman

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195370898

    Berenice II (c. 264-221 BCE), daughter of King Magas of Cyrene and wife of Ptolemy III Euergetes, came to embody all the key religious, political, and artistic ideals of Ptolemaic Alexandria. Though she arrived there nearly friendless, with the tain…

  • Boudica

    Boudica
    av Caitlin C. Gillespie

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190609078

    In AD 60/61, Rome almost lost the province of Britain to a woman. Boudica, wife of the client king Prasutagus, fomented a rebellion that proved catastrophic for Camulodunum (Colchester), Londinium (London), and Verulamium (St Albans), destroyed part…

  • Cleopatra

    Cleopatra
    av Duane W. Roller

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199829965

    Few personalities from classical antiquity are more famous-yet more poorly understood-than Cleopatra VII, queen of Egypt. In this major biography, Duane Roller reveals that Cleopatra was in fact a learned and visionary leader whose overarching goal…

  • Theodora

    Theodora
    av David Potter

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190692759

    Two of the most famous mosaics from the ancient world, in the church of San Vitale in Ravenna, depict the sixth-century emperor Justinian and, on the wall facing him, his wife, Theodora (497-548). This majestic portrait gives no inkling of Theodora'…

  • Arsinoe of Egypt and Macedon

    Arsinoe of Egypt and Macedon
    av Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195365528

    The life of Arsinoe II (c. 316-c.270 BCE), daughter of Ptolemy Soter, the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty, is characterized by dynastic intrigue. Her marriage to her full brother Ptolemy II, king of Egypt, was the first of the sibling marriages tha…

  • Arsinoe of Egypt and Macedon

    Arsinoe of Egypt and Macedon
    av Elizabeth Donnelly Carney

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195365511

    The life of Arsinoe II (c. 316-c.270 BCE), daughter of Ptolemy Soter, the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty, is characterized by dynastic intrigue. Her marriage to her full brother Ptolemy II, king of Egypt, was the first of the sibling marriages tha…

  • Perpetua

    Perpetua
    av Barbara K. Gold

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195385458

    Perpetua was an early Christian martyr who died in Roman Carthage in 203 CE, along with several fellow martyrs, including one other woman, Felicitas. She has attracted great interest for two main reasons: she was one of the earliest martyrs, especia…

  • Zenobia

    Zenobia
    av Nathanael Andrade

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190638818

    Hailing from the Syrian city of Palmyra, a woman named Zenobia (also Bathzabbai) governed territory in the eastern Roman empire from 268 to 272. She thus became the most famous Palmyrene who ever lived. But sources for her life and career are scarce…

  • Clodia Metelli

    Clodia Metelli
    av Marilyn B. Skinner

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195375015

    Clodia Metelli: The Tribune's Sister is the first full-length biography of a Roman aristocrat whose colorful life, as described by her contemporaries, has inspired numerous modern works of popular fiction, art, and poetry. Clodia, widow of the consu…

  • Clodia Metelli

    Clodia Metelli
    av Marilyn B. Skinner

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195375008

    Clodia Metelli: The Tribune's Sister is the first full-length biography of a Roman aristocrat whose colorful life, as described by her contemporaries, has inspired numerous modern works of popular fiction, art, and poetry. Clodia, widow of the consu…