Women's Religions in the Greco-Roman World A Sourcebook
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This is a substantially expanded and completely revised edition of a book originally published in 1988 as Maenads, Martyrs, Matrons, Monastics. The book is a collection of translations of primary texts relevant to women's religion in Western antiquity, from the fourth century BCE to the fifth century CE. The selections are taken from from the plethora of ancient religions, including Judaism and Christianity, and are translated from the six major languages of the Greco-Roman world: Greek, Latin, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, and Coptic. The texts are grouped thematically in six sections: Observances, Rituals, and Festivals; Researching Real Women: Documents to, from and by Women; Religious…
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/4/2004
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
|Observances, Rituals, and Festivals|
|Researching Real Women: Documents to, from, and by Women|
|New Religious Affiliation and Conversion|
|Holy, Pious, and Exemplary Women|
|The Feminine Divine|
|Index of Names|
|Index of Ancient Sources|