Worlds of Roman Women

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Focus Item #: 01303
Author(s): Ann Raia, Cecelia Luschnig and Judith Lynn Sebesta
ISBN-13: 978-1-58510-130-6
Format: Paperback
pp: 198


Additional Resources

An Online Companion has been designed by the authors to be used in conjunction with the text. Also contains discussion about the book and the online reviews that the book has received.
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Instructor’s Materials available online as well.
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The transition from adapted texts to original language is a difficult one for all beginning language students, but even more so with Latin students. This reader has material that will encourage the shift from decoding words to critical reading for ideas and appreciation of language and style. contexts for eight Worlds.


It contains introductions of each selection, notes, a glossary and an index. Also included are foundational essays that introduce principles of feminist classical studies, key themes, and the contexts for eight Worlds.


A reader for Intermediate Latin students at the high school/college level (including AP students) on the theme of women in the ancient world.

About the Authors

Ann Raia is Professor Emerita of Classics of The College of New Rochelle.

Cecelia Luschnig is Professor Emerita from the University of Idaho.

Judith Lynn Sebesta is Professor and Chair of the department of History at the University of South Dakota.


Bryn Mawr Classical Review by Dr. Stacie Raucci (December '05)

Digressus by Dr. Ortwin Knorr (March '06)

NECTFL Review by Dr. Michael Lovano (2007 Spring/Summer 60:115-116)

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