History of Women in the Ancient World

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DIOTIMA
Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
"This web site, in operation since early 1995, serves as an interdisciplinary resource for anyone interested in patterns of gender around the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum for collaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world."
There is also a listserv called Anahita associated with this extensive site.
Maintained by Ross Scaife and Suzanne Bonefas

BBC History - Romans
"There are many views of the Roman way of life - from those of women, to those of the citizens of Pompeii... Find out about Roman culture in Britain, and the lasting impact of this ancient civilisation."
Sections include: The Roman Empire ; Multimiedia Zone ; Pompeii ; The Romans in Britain ; Timeline ; Roman Religion.

Images of Women in Ancient Art: Issues of Interpretation and Identity
Sections include: Women in Prehistory ; Women in Egypt ; Women in the Aegean ; Women in Palestine ; Women in Greece ; Barbarian Women.
Class Web page for the Honors Seminar Images of Women in Ancient Art.
Compiled and written by Chris Witcombe, Prof. of Art History, Sweet Briar College, Virginia.

Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt
"This is an online version of a Kelsey Museum exhibition mounted from March 14 through June 15, 1997, and curated by Terry G. Wilfong."

Women in Antiquity: Greece
Class home page at the University of Colorado, Boulder. I usually don't add class pages but this one is so nice I just had to.
By John Gibert.

Women's Life in Ancient Greece and Rome
Sections include Women's Voices, Legal Status, Private Life, Occupations, Men's Opinions, Pubic Life. Each category includes translations from the Classical literature.
By Mary R. Lefkowitz and Maureen B. Fant


Women in Ancient Egypt

Discovery Channel - Nefertiti Resurrected
Sections include: Explore the Evidence ; Tour the Tomb ; The Story ; Who Was Nefertiti? ; Video Gallery ; The Face Revealed? View a Slide Show of the Mummies.

The Egyptian Economy and Non-royal Women: Their Status in Public Life.
By William A. Ward
(NEH Lecture, Brown University, 21 June, 1995)

Images of Women in Ancient Art: Issues of Interpretation and Identity
Sections include: Women in Prehistory ; Women in Egypt ; Women in the Aegean ; Women in Palestine ; Women in Greece ; Barbarian Women.
Class Web page for the Honors Seminar Images of Women in Ancient Art.
Compiled and written by Chris Witcombe, Prof. of Art History, Sweet Briar College, Virginia.

Women and Gender in Ancient Egypt from Prehistory to Late Antiquity.
Online exhibit from the Kelsey Museum exhibition

Women in the Ancient Near East: A Select Bibliography of Recent Sources in The Oriental Institute Research Archives.
By Kent Weeks

See also Women & Religion, Judaism, Christianity, Gnosticism, and Islam.


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