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Imperial Women

A Study in Public Images, 40 Bc-Ad 68

by Susan E. Wood

  • 63 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Brill Academic Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • History of art: BCE to c 500 CE, ancient & classical world,
  • Human figures depicted in art,
  • Social history,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Roman Archaeology,
  • Women - Ancient History,
  • History,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • General,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • History - General,
  • Women"s Studies - General

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesMnemosyne, Supplements
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages492
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9084212M
    ISBN 109004119507
    ISBN 109789004119505

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