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The Resource Caesars' wives : sex, power, and politics in the Roman Empire, Annelise Freisenbruch

Caesars' wives : sex, power, and politics in the Roman Empire, Annelise Freisenbruch

Label
Caesars' wives : sex, power, and politics in the Roman Empire
Title
Caesars' wives
Title remainder
sex, power, and politics in the Roman Empire
Statement of responsibility
Annelise Freisenbruch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the stories of eight wives of Roman rulers, assessing their historical contributions and cultural influence and drawing parallels between modern first ladies and the lives of such ancient-world figures as Livia, Helena, and Julia
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freisenbruch, Annelise
Dewey number
  • 937/.060922
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emperors' spouses
  • Kings and rulers
  • Wives
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Rome
  • Rome
Label
Caesars' wives : sex, power, and politics in the Roman Empire, Annelise Freisenbruch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-316) and index
Contents
Introduction: I, Claudia -- Ulysses in a dress : the making of a Roman first lady -- First family : Augustus's women -- Family feud : the people's princess and the women of Tiberius' reign -- Witches of the Tiber : the last Julio-Claudian empresses -- Little Cleopatra : a Jewish princess and the first ladies of the Flavian dynasty -- Good empresses : the first ladies of the second century -- The philosopher empress : Julia Domna and the Syrian matriarchy -- The first Christian empress : women in the age of Constantine -- Brides of Christ, daughters of Eve : the first ladies of the last Roman dynasty -- Epilogue
Control code
BK0008833356
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xxvi, 337 p.
Isbn
9781416583035
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2010019368
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) l2010019368
Label
Caesars' wives : sex, power, and politics in the Roman Empire, Annelise Freisenbruch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-316) and index
Contents
Introduction: I, Claudia -- Ulysses in a dress : the making of a Roman first lady -- First family : Augustus's women -- Family feud : the people's princess and the women of Tiberius' reign -- Witches of the Tiber : the last Julio-Claudian empresses -- Little Cleopatra : a Jewish princess and the first ladies of the Flavian dynasty -- Good empresses : the first ladies of the second century -- The philosopher empress : Julia Domna and the Syrian matriarchy -- The first Christian empress : women in the age of Constantine -- Brides of Christ, daughters of Eve : the first ladies of the last Roman dynasty -- Epilogue
Control code
BK0008833356
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Extent
xxvi, 337 p.
Isbn
9781416583035
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2010019368
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) l2010019368

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