Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus Deborah Levine Gera

ISBN: 9789004106659

Published: October 1st 1996

Hardcover

252 pages


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Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus  by  Deborah Levine Gera

Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus by Deborah Levine Gera
October 1st 1996 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 252 pages | ISBN: 9789004106659 | 10.35 Mb

This study analyzes the anonymous Tractatus de Mulieribus, a brief, virtually unknown Greek work, telling of fourteen outstanding women, Greek and barbarian, notable for their intelligence, initiative and courage. The first part of the book is aMoreThis study analyzes the anonymous Tractatus de Mulieribus, a brief, virtually unknown Greek work, telling of fourteen outstanding women, Greek and barbarian, notable for their intelligence, initiative and courage.

The first part of the book is a comprehensive introduction to the treatise and includes - in addition to the original text and an English translation - an examination of both the content and form of De Mulieribus, particularly as a catalogue of women. The times, methods, and purposes of the anonymous author are also investigated. Commentary-essays on the individual women then follow.

A wide variety of sources are utilized in order to sketch the fullest possible portrait of each of these lively women. This book, the very first study of De Mulieribus, is a useful introduction to a remarkable treatise.



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