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Ideas de mujer. Facetas de lo femenino en la Antigüedad

In this work different perspectives on the role of women in Greco-Roman Antiquity are collected. Instead of addressing known historical figures' biographies, the authors have chosen to investigate the everyday intrinsic historical background of women in the origins of Western civilisation. From this standpoint, various aspects that determined the lives of these Pandoras of Greek and Roman culture are discussed:Pregnancy and death, love and marriage, work and political power, magical thinking and religious beliefs.

Rosario López Gregoris is a member of IUIEM and senior lecturer of the Department of Classical Studies at the Autonomous University in Madrid. Her field of research has been focused on Latin Semantics, Classical Tradition and Latin Literature. She has also been studying several issues related to the role of women in Antiquity.

Luis Unceta Gómez is a lecturer in Latin Studies of the Department of Classical Studies at the Autonomous University in Madrid. Her research work covers two main fields: the reception of the classical world in contemporary popular culture and semantics and Latin lexicologies. 

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