Women in Antiquity


The following books are associated with this course:

Assigned Books


Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity

by Sarah Pomeroy. New York: Schocken Books, 1995. 978‑0‑805‑21030‑9. Various prices; new softcover ~$16.93.


Women in Antiquity: New Assessments

ed. by Richard Hawley & Barbara Levick. London: Routledge, 1995. 978‑0‑415‑11369‑4. Various prices; new hardcover ~$48.95, also in paperback.

  • The essays in this collection are included in the pool of articles from which you picking additional weekly readings. If you don’t want to buy the book, the essays we need from this book are available as PDFs.
  • Getting this book (remember, it’s optional, so only get this if you prefer the book version, digital or physical, over the PDFs):

The required book is available from Lehman College Bookstore and from Amazon and other online retailers (try searching aggregators such as Bookfinder for the best deals). Make sure you do so enough in advance that you’ll receive the books in time for the assignments.