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Table of Contents Contents List of Maps and Figures Preface Acknowledgments Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations¿ Timeline Introduction Chapter 1. Ancient Goddesses¿The Primacy of Female Divinity Chapter 2. Sanctifying Women¿s Lives¿Ancient Women¿s Rituals Chapter 3. A Woman¿s Life in Ancient Cultures Chapter 4. Health and Medicine Chapter 5, From Home to Market¿The Economic Bases of Women¿s Lives Chapter 6. From Matrons to Female Kings¿Women Who Ruled from Home and from the Throne Chapter 7. Women and War¿Symbol, Object and Warrior Chapter 8. In Her Own Voice 1¿Women¿s Philosophical Writings Chapter 9. In Her Own Voice 2¿Women¿s Poetry Glossary Notes Further Reading Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Women -- History -- To 500.
Women -- Mediterranean Region -- History.
Women -- Mediterranean Region -- Social conditions -- History.
Sex role -- Mediterranean Region -- History.