Women in Society, Politics and Religion in Late Antiquity

A brief introductory bibliography compiled by Jim Terry, University of Missouri

Allason-Jones, L. Women in Roman Britain. London, 1989.

Anderson, B. S. and J. P. Zinsser. A History of their Own. Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present, vol. I. New York, 1989.

Arjava, A. Women and Law in Late Antiquity. Oxford, 1996.

Balsdon, J. P. V. D. Roman Women: Their History and Habits. London, 1962.

Bauman, R. A. Women and Politics in Ancient Rome. London, 1992.

Cantarella, E. Pandora's Daughters: the Role and Status of Women in Greek and Roman Antiquity. Tr. M. Fant. Baltimore, 1987.

Clark, E. Ascetic Piety and Women's Faith. New York, 1986.

_____, ed. Women in the Early Church. Wilmington, Del., 1983.

Clark, G. Women in Late Antiquity: Pagan and Christian Lifestyles. Oxford, 1993.

Galatariotou, C. "Holy Women and Witches: Aspects of Byzantine Conceptions of Gender," Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies 9 (1984-85) 55-94.

Garland, L. "The Life and Ideology of Byzantine Women," Byzantion 58 (1988) 361-93.

Harvey, S. Holy Women of the Syrian Orient. Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1987.

Hawley, R., and B. Levick, eds. Women in Antiquity: New Assessments. London, 1995.

Herrin, J. "In Search of Byzantine Woman: Three Avenues of Approach," in A. Cameron and A. Kuhrt, eds. Images of Women in Antiquity. London, 1983. 167-89.

Holum, K. Theodosian Empresses: Women and Imperial Dominion in Late Antiquity. Berkeley, 1982.

Kampen, N. Image and Status: Roman Working Women in Ostia. Berlin, 1982.

_____. "The Muted Other," Art Journal 1988, 15-19.

King, M. The Desert Mothers: A Survey of the Female Anchoritical Tradition. Saskatoon, 1983.

Kraemer, R., ed. Maenads, Martyrs, Matrons, Monastics. Philadelphia, 1988.

Laiou, A. "The Role of Women in Byzantine Society," Jahrbuch der Osterreichischen Byzantinischen Gesellschaft 31 (1981) 28-60

. Lefkowitz, M., and M. Fant. Women's Life in Greece and Rome: A Source Book in Translation. Baltimore, 1992.

MacMullen, R. "Women in Public in the Roman Empire," Historia 29 (1980) 208-18.

Pomeroy, S. B. Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity. New York, 1976.

Ruether, R. and E. McLaughlin, eds. Women of Spirit; Female Leadership in the Jewish and Christian Traditions. New York, 1979.

Salzman, M. R. "Aristocratic Women: Conductors of Christianity in the Fourth Century," Helios 16 (1989) 207-20.

Sawyer, D. F. Women and Religion in the First Christian Centuries. London, 1996.

Seltman, C. Women in Antiquity. 1956. Repr. Westport, Conn., 1993.

Shiels, W. J., and D. Wood, eds., Women in the Church. [Studies in Church History 27]. Oxford, 1990.

Wilson-Kastner, et al. A Lost Tradition: Women Writers of the Early Church. Washington, D. C.: University Press of America, 1981.

Witherington, B. Women in the Earliest Churches. Cambridge, 1988.

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