Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Greek and Roman Women

Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Greek and Roman Women

Notable Women From Sappho to Helena

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Profiles the lives of women from archaic Greece in the seventh century BCE to the fall of Rome in 476 CE, including poet Julia Balbilla, Boudicca, Cleopatra III, Sappho, and Eurydice.

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The Lightman historian duo profiles the lives of women from archaic Greece in the seventh century BCE to the fall of Rome in 476 CE. Their subjects come from throughout the Greek and Roman world, and include poet Julia Balbilla of second-century BCE Greece; Boudicca, British ruler of the Iceni in the first century; Egyptian queen Cleopatra III in the second century BCE; and Eurydice, political and military leader in Macedonia and Egypt in the fourth and third centuries BCE. Occasional coins are the only illustration. The accounts are suitable for high-school and undergraduate students and general readers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts On File, [2000]
Copyright Date: ©2000
ISBN: 9780816031122
0816031126
Branch Call Number: 305.4 Lightman 2000
Characteristics: xix, 298 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Lightman, Benjamin

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