This multidisciplinary collection of studies offers a compelling new vision of the role of women in Roman cities in Italy and the western provinces.
Emily Hemelrijk is Professor of Ancient History at the University of Amsterdam. Her research focuses on Roman women and includes Matrona docta. Educated women in the Roman elite from Cornelia to Julia Domna (London/New York, 1999/2004). She is co-editor (with L. de Ligt and H.S. Singor) of Roman Rule and Civic Life: Local and Regional Perspectives (Amsterdam, 2004) and is currently preparing a book on Hidden Lives - Public Personae. Women and Civic Life in Italy and the Latin West. Greg Woolf is Professor of Ancient History at the University of St Andrews. His books include Becoming Roman (Cambridge, 1998), Et tu Brute? (London 2007), Tales of the Barbarians (Malden MA, 2011) and Rome. An Empire's Story (New York and Oxford 2012). He is currently working on a history of diasporas and on the origins of religious pluralism. Contributors: Francesca Cenerini, Alison Cooley, Glenys Davies, Sheila Dillon, Werner Eck, Rebecca Flemming, Lien Foubert, Coen van Galen, Elizabeth M. Greene, Miriam J. Groen-Vallinga, Mary Harlow, Emily Hemelrijk, Claire Holleran, John North, James Rives, Ursula Rothe, Wolfgang Spickermann, Christian Witschel, Greg Woolf.
Date of Publication
Mnemosyne Supplements; History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity