Tractatus De Mulieribus

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Tractatus De Mulieribus Claris In Bello is a short ancient Greek work by an anonymous author,[1] which discusses fourteen famous ancient women,[2] of whom one is not otherwise attested.[3] Despite the title, not all of the women discussed are warriors, and only a few are portrayed as skilled military strategists.[4] Deborah Gera has suggested that it was written by Pamphile of Epidaurus during the 1st century AD.[5] It was written near the end of the second or the beginning of the first century BCE.[6] It is a list of individual ancient women, and contains the following individuals:[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gera, Deborah (1997). Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus. E.J. Brill, Leiden, the Netherlands. p. 4. ISBN 90-04-10665-0.
  2. ^ Gourevitch, Danielle (1998). "Review of Warrior Women by Deborah Gera". L'Antiquité Classique 67: 413. 
  3. ^ Lightfoot, J.L. (1998). "Review of Warrior Women by Deborah Gera". Mnemosyne 51 (2): 240. 
  4. ^ Lightfoot, J.L. (1998). "Review of Warrior Women by Deborah Gera". Mnemosyne 51 (2): 240. 
  5. ^ Gourevitch, Danielle (1998). "Review of Warrior Women by Deborah Gera". L'Antiquité Classique 67: 413. 
  6. ^ Holloway, Steven Winford. Orientalism, Assyriology and the Bible, p.325
  7. ^ Gera, Deborah (1997). Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus. E.J. Brill, Leiden, the Netherlands. p. 6-10. ISBN 90-04-10665-0.

Text[edit]

Text of Tractatus de Mulieribus at archive.org