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From Good Goddess to Vestal Virgins
Sex and Category in Roman Religion





ISBN 9780415518949
Published August 12, 2014 by Routledge
217 Pages

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Ariadne Staples provides an arresting and original analysis of the role of women in Roman society, which challenges traditionally held views and provokes further questions.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Part 1 The Cult of Bona Dea; Chapter 1 The Cult of Bona Dea; Part 2 The Cults of Ceres and Flora; Chapter 2 Ceres and Flora; Part 3 Venus’ Role in Roman Religion; Chapter 3 Venus; Part 4 The Vestals and Rome; Chapter 4 The Uses of Virginity;

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Ariadne Staples