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Title Caesars' wives : sex, power, and politics in the Roman Empire / Annelise Freisenbruch.
Author Freisenbruch, Annelise, 1977-
Publication New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition First Free Press hardcover edition.
Description xxvi, 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 937.0609 F
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: I, Claudia? -- Ulysses in a dress : the making of a Roman first lady -- First family : Augustus' women -- Family feud : the people's princess and the women of Tiberius' reign -- Witches of the Tiber : the last Julio-Claudian empresses -- Little Cleopatra : a Jewish princess and the first ladies of the Flavian dynasty -- Good empresses : the first ladies of the second century -- The philosopher empress : Julia Domna and the "Syrian matriarchy" -- The first Christian empress : women in the age of Constantine -- Brides of Christ, daughters of Eve : the first ladies of the last Roman dynasty -- Epilogue.
Subject Emperors' spouses -- Rome -- Biography.
Empresses -- Rome -- Biography.
Wives -- Rome -- Biography.
Rome -- Biography.
Rome -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
Rome -- Politics and government -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D.
ISBN 9781416583035 :
1416583033

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