1st Edition

When Men Were Men
Masculinity, Power and Identity in Classical Antiquity

ISBN 9780415619363
Published March 13, 2011 by Routledge
258 Pages

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Book Description

When Men Were Men questions the deep-set assumption that men's history speaks and has always spoken for all of us, by exploring the history of classical antiquity as an explicitly masculine story.
With a preface by Sarah Pomeroy, this study employs different methodologies and focuses on a broad range of source materials, periods and places.


'An ideal companion to Thinking Men: Masculinity and its Self-representation in the Classical Tradition.' - Oxon Book Review

'This book certainly deserves to be in college libraries as an important resource for the growing study of ancient social relations.' -The Anglo-Hellenic Review