Review of Eve D'Ambra's, Roman Women

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2007-01-01
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Meyers, Rachel
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A compact and practical introductory volume to Roman women is a welcome addition to the study of women in Classical antiquity. Part of a new Cambridge Introduction to Roman Civilization series, Eve D'Ambra's Roman Women aims to introduce the daily lives of Roman women to students with no previous knowledge of the topic. D'Ambra demonstrates how a range of sources, written and material, are valuable not just for reconstructing how women lived but also for examining the positions of and attitudes towards women in Roman society.

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This book review is from Bryn Mawr Classical Review 8 (2007): 1. Posted with permission.

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