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May Our Daughters Listen: Readers, Writers, Teachers

Marilyn Booth

in May Her Likes Be Multiplied: Biography and Gender Politics in Egypt

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520224193
eISBN:
9780520925212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520224193.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Constructing exemplarity and community, “Famous Women” biographies inscribed both precedents and potential lives for editors and readers, echoes of, or templates for, these women's unwritten ... More


Introduction

Barbara M. Levick

in Faustina I and II: Imperial Women of the Golden Age

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195379419
eISBN:
9780190261276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195379419.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter tackles the conceit behind the scholarship of the life and times of Faustina I and her daughter, Faustina II. Both women were wives to emperors at the height of their rule. ... More


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