Women in Hellenistic Egypt: From Alexander to Cleopatra

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9780805239119: Women in Hellenistic Egypt: From Alexander to Cleopatra

Uses original sources to examine the role of women during the Greek dynasty in Egypt, and compares their status with that of women in other Greek societies

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Using evidence from a wide array of sources, Sarah Pomeroy discusses women ranging from queens such as ArsinoŽ II and Cleopatra VII to Jewish slaves working on a Greek estate.

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Sarah B. Pomeroy, a Ph.D. from Columbia University, is currently Professor of Classics and Women's Studies at Hunter College and at the Graduate School, City University of New York. She is an experienced papyrologist and wrote the first general book in English about women in antiquity: Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves.

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