Women in Ancient Rome

Women in Ancient Rome

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The Other Half of History explores an aspect of history that is often overlooked - the history of women.

In ancient Rome, political power was held by kings, emperors, magistrates and senators. What role did women play in the vast and expanding empire? By law, very little. Women had few rights, and were not allowed to take part in the public world of law and government. A woman’s place was in the home. But evidence shows us that many women were capable and influential; some worked alongside their husbands in business, while others were patrons of the arts. And a few Roman women defied their traditional role and spoke out in public, sometimes with dramatic results.



Baker & Taylor
Examines the conditions of women in ancient Roman society, discussing such topics as their legal status, their role in the family, everyday life, employment, and religion.

McGraw Hill
The Other Half of History explores an aspect of history that is often overlooked - the history of women.In ancient Rome, political power was held by kings, emperors, magistrates and senators. What role did women play in the vast and expanding empire? By law, very little. Women had few rights, and were not allowed to take part in the public world of law and government. A woman’s place was in the home. But evidence shows us that many women were capable and influential; some worked alongside their husbands in business, while others were patrons of the arts. And a few Roman women defied their traditional role and spoke out in public, sometimes with dramatic results.

Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : Peter Bedrick Books, 2000
ISBN: 9780872265707
0872265706
Branch Call Number: J 937 MACDO
Characteristics: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes: Includes index

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May 22, 2012

I had a very important presentation about Women in Ancient Rome, and this was definitely the most useful book I had by far. It is full of fascinating informatio and describes almost all the components of a woman's life simply and clearly.

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