1st Edition

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

By Ariadne Staples Copyright 1998
    217 Pages
    by Routledge

    218 Pages
    by Routledge

    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.

    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;


    Ariadne Staples