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Century AD the texts presented here come from a wide range of sources Few works have survived intact and many are known to us only through uotations scraps of papyrus or even graffiti Women's literature in the ancient world spanned the fields of poetry and prose It included lyric epic and Christian poetry as well as prose works in history medicine alchemy oratory and philosophy In addition to genuine works by women antiuity witnessed the creation of pseudonymous texts th.

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Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome An AnthologyDespite a common perception that most writing in antiuity was produced by men some important literature written by women during this period has survived Edited by I M Plant Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome is a comprehensive anthology of the surviving literary texts of women writers from the Graeco Roman world that offers new English translations from the works of than fifty women From Sappho who lived in the seventh century BC to Eudocia and Egeria of the fifth.

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Free download ó Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Anthology ë Despite a common perception that most writing in antiuity was produced by men some important literature written by women during this period has survived Edited by I M Plant Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome is a comprehensive antholAt were attributed to famous people including some women and examples of these are included in this collection Each author is introduced with a critical review of what we know about the writer her work and its significance along with a discussion of the texts that follow A general introduction looks into the problem of the authenticity of some texts attributed to women and places their literature in the wider literary and social contexts of the ancient Graeco Roman world.