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Women in Hellenistic Egypt

Sarah B. Pomeroy

Women in Hellenistic Egypt

from Alexander to Cleopatra

by Sarah B. Pomeroy

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Egypt -- History,
    • Greeks -- Egypt -- History,
    • Egypt -- History -- 332-30 B.C

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSarah B. Pomeroy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ1137.E3 P65 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 241 p. :
      Number of Pages241
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2841249M
      ISBN 100805239111
      LC Control Number84003122

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Women in Hellenistic Egypt: From Alexander to Cleopatra: Pomeroy, Sarah B: : Books. Buy New. $ Qty: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Qty: by: After its conquest in B.C., Egypt became the center of the Hellenistic world, attracting men and women from other parts of the Mediterranean area.

In this cosmopolitan and mobile society, Greek women of the ruling class had unprecedented opportunities and were able to employ some of the legal freedoms enjoyed by their Egyptian counterparts. After its conquest in B.C., Egypt became the center of the Hellenistic world, attracting men and women from other parts of the Mediterranean area.

In this cosmopolitan and mobile society, Greek women of the ruling class had unprecedented opportunities and were able to employ some of the legal freedoms enjoyed by their Egyptian counterparts/5(19). This work studies the lives of women from various social classes in Hellenistic Egypt, from Cleopatra VII to Jewish slaves.

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Role of Women in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia,History, The role of women differed greatly among the ancient societies of both Mesopotamia and Egypt, whose territories make up what is now Iraq and parts of Iran, Turkey and Syria.

For the most part, ancient women in Egypt enjoyed more rights and privileges than their Mesopotamian counterparts in Pages: THE EDITORS.

Sharon L. James is Associate Professor of Classics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the author of Learned Girls and Male Persuasion: Gender and Reading in Roman Love Elegy () and the forthcoming Women in Greek and Roman New Comedy. Sheila Dillon is Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History, and Visual Studies at Duke University with.

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[Sarah B Pomeroy] -- "After its conquest in B.C., Egypt became the center of the Hellenistic world, attracting men and women from other parts of the Mediterranean area. In the Hellenistic period, and most notably in Egypt, accounts written by women do occur, but they are rare.

So when examining the evidence, one must always be on the look out for the gendered and cultured bias that colours the accounts. Hellenistic Egypt was a society created by Macedonian rule of the ancient civilisation of Egypt.

It is framed by Alexander the Great at one end and Cleopatra VII at the other. This book sums up a lifetime of Jean Bingen’s work on understanding how this state and its monarchy were created and sustained, how Greeks and Egyptians formed Author: Jean Bingen.

Setting a reading intention helps you organise your reading. You can filter on reading intentions from the list, as well as view them within your profile. Read the guide ×. Women in Hellenistic Egypt. Author: Pomeroy, Sarah Publisher: Wayne State University Press, Using evidence from a wide variety of sources including literature, papyri, inscriptions, coins, and terra-cotta figurines, Sarah Pomeroy discusses women ranging from queens such as Arsinoe II and Cleopatra VII to Jewish slaves working on a Greek.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pomeroy, Sarah B. Women in Hellenistic Egypt. New York: Schocken Books, (OCoLC) Hellenistic Egypt brings together for the first time the writings of the preeminent historian, papyrologist, and epigraphist Jean Bingen.

These essays, first published by Bingen from tomake a distinctive contribution to the historiography of Hellenistic Egypt, a period in ancient Egypt extending from its conquest by Alexander the Great in B.C. until its annexation as a province. According to Eva Cantarella, the real women of the Hellenistic age experienced a "growing respect, broader chances to participate in social life, and a perceptible extension of their legal capacities We are able to piece together more easily the roles of the upper class women, and certainly the roles of Hellenistic queens.Women in Hellenistic Egypt: From Alexander to Cleopatra Schocken, Women's History and Ancient History, Chapel Hill, Oeconomicus: A Social and Historical Commentary, with Xenophon, Clarendon Press, Families in Classical and Hellenistic Greece: Representations and Realities, Oxford University Press, The Dryton and Apollonia archive consists of fragments of 40 papyri written in both Koine Greek and Demotic (Egyptian) from BCE although some of the events referenced took place as far back as or BCE.

Women in Hellenistic Egypt. Schocken Books,