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Mothering and motherhood in ancient Greece and Rome / edited by Lauren Hackworth Petersen and Patricia Salzman-Mitchell
1st ed
Austin : University of Texas Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HQ759 .M8786 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Motherhood -- Greece -- History
Mothers -- Greece -- History
Motherhood -- Rome -- History
Mothers -- Rome -- History
Physical Description xii, 260 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: The public and private faces of mothering and motherhood in classical antiquity / Lauren Hackworth Petersen and Patricia Salzman-Mitchell -- Maternity and miasma: dress and the transition from Parthenos to Gunē / Mireille M. Lee -- Motherhood as Teleia: rituals of incorporation at the Kourotrophic shrine / Angela Taraskiewicz -- Collaboration and conflict: discourses of maternity in Hippocratic gynecology and embryology / Yurie Hong -- Citizen-mothers on the tragic stage / Angeliki Tzanetou -- Working girls: mother-daughter bonds among ancient prostitutes / Anise K. Strong -- Tenderness or taboo: images of breast-feeding mothers in Greek and Latin literature / Patricia Salzman-Mitchell -- Mater patriae: Cleopatra and Roman ideas of motherhood / Prudence Jones -- Mater amoris: mothers and lovers in Augustan Rome / Genevieve Liveley -- Per hunc utero quem linquis nostro: mothers in Flavian epic / Antony Augoustakis -- Imperial mothers and monuments in Rome / Margaret L. Woodhull
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Alternate Author Petersen, Lauren Hackworth, 1965-
Salzman-Mitchell, Patricia B

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