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Matrona Docta: Educated Women in the Roman Elite from Cornelia to Julia Domna
Matrona Docta presents a unique study of the education of upper-class women in Roman society in the central period of Roman history, from the second century BC to AD 235. Emily A. HemelrijkExpand
Masculinity and femininity in the Laudatio Turiae
The unknown Roman woman, whose funerary inscription is known as the Laudatio Turiae (LT), lived a highly eventful life. As a young girl, she brought the murderers of her parents to justice (1.3–9)Expand
Patronesses and "mothers" of Roman collegia
This paper studies the meaning and function of the titles "patroness" and "mother" of collegia in Italy and the Latin-speaking provinces of the Roman Empire in the Wrst three centuries ce. It isExpand
City patronesses in the Roman empire
Female Munificence in the Cities of the Latin West
By investigating female benefactors in the Latin West, this chapter aims to achieve a better insight into their contribution to their respective cities and to contribute to a more differentiated viewExpand
Fictive motherhood and female authority in Roman cities
This paper discusses the meaning and function of female kinship titles in the Latin West, focusing on the title of mother of a city or a collegium, on the basis of a small corpus of LatinExpand
Hidden Lives, Public Personae: Women and Civic Life in the Roman West
This book is the culmination of E. Hemelrijk’s examinations of non-imperial women in the Roman West over fifteen years. She has regularly published articles on all the topics included here, yet sheExpand
Women and the Roman City in the Latin West
List of illustrations Abbreviations List of Contributors 1. Introduction Emily Hemelrijk and Greg Woolf Part I: Civic Roles 2. The Role of Women as Municipal Matres Francesca Cenerini 3. Women beyondExpand
Women And Sacrifice In The Roman Empire
Women in the Graeco-Roman world were formally excluded from political and military functions and responsibilities, but their relation to the third main area of ancient society, religion, wasExpand