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Mparing images and attitudes of each society reveal whether the women portrayed are meant to be examples of perfect femininity or the object of scorn faithful wives or untouchable priestesses or high living prostitutes Depictions of goddesses and the dress and adornments of women are analyzed for what they divulge about ideals of feminine beauty and attit. I know this makes me sound nerdy but I really enjoyed this book It was

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Women in the Ancient WorldThis book takes a fresh look at visual representations of women in the ancient Near East Egypt Greece and Rome and analyzes them for indications of women’s roles in these societies After examining their traditional functions as wives and mothers the author presents evidence of women’s participation in the public and religious spheres Juxtapositions co. This is a good overview book as it touches on many different ways in wh

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Free read ↠ Women in the Ancient World 105 ↠ This book takes a fresh look at visual representations of women in the ancient Near East Egypt Greece and Rome and analyzes them for indications of women’s roles in these societies After examining their traditional functions as wives and mothers the author presents evidence of women’s paUdes toward female nudity The text is packed with uotations from contemporary sources that reveal details about women in the ancient world often with surprising resonance for our own time The illustrations many specially commissioned include public art and domestic artifacts sculptures wall and mummy case paintings engravings silver objects and jewelry . Absolutely fascinating and a very uick read Don't agree on her assessme