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The Resource The children of Athena : Athenian ideas about citizenship and the division between the sexes, Nicole Loraux ; translated by Caroline Levine ; foreword by Froma I. Zeitlin

The children of Athena : Athenian ideas about citizenship and the division between the sexes, Nicole Loraux ; translated by Caroline Levine ; foreword by Froma I. Zeitlin

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The children of Athena : Athenian ideas about citizenship and the division between the sexes
Title
The children of Athena
Title remainder
Athenian ideas about citizenship and the division between the sexes
Statement of responsibility
Nicole Loraux ; translated by Caroline Levine ; foreword by Froma I. Zeitlin
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Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"According to one myth, the first Athenian citizen was born from the earth after the sperm of a rejected lover, the god Hephaistos, dripped off the virgin goddess Athena's leg and onto fertile soil. Henceforth Athenian citizens could claim to be truly indigenous to their city and to have divine origins that bypassed maternity. In these essays, the renowned French Hellenist Nicole Loraux examines the implication of this and other Greek origin myths as she explores how Athenians in the fifth century forged and maintained a collective identity."--Publisher's description
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Enfants d'Athéna
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Loraux, Nicole
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1075.5.G8
LC item number
L6713 1993
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Sex role
  • Women
  • Athens (Greece)
Label
The children of Athena : Athenian ideas about citizenship and the division between the sexes, Nicole Loraux ; translated by Caroline Levine ; foreword by Froma I. Zeitlin
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Publication
Note
  • Originally published as Les enfants d'Athena, Éditions La Découverte, Paris: 1984
  • Translated from French
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-266) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Froma I. Zeitlin. Autochthony and the Athenian Imaginary. Fragments of a Lexicon for the Acropolis -- I. Athenians and Women. 1. Autochthony: An Athenian Topic. 2. On the Race of Women and Some of Its Tribes: Hesiod and Semonides. 3. The Athenian Name: Imaginary Structures of Lineage in Athens -- II. Reality, Fiction: Women of Athens. 4. The Comic Acropolis: Aristophanes, Lysistrata. 5. Autochthonous Kreousa: Euripides, Ion -- Epilogue: Once Again, the Woman, the Virgin, Female Athenians
Control code
020000621983
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 271 p
Isbn
9780691037622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill, maps
Label
The children of Athena : Athenian ideas about citizenship and the division between the sexes, Nicole Loraux ; translated by Caroline Levine ; foreword by Froma I. Zeitlin
Publication
Note
  • Originally published as Les enfants d'Athena, Éditions La Découverte, Paris: 1984
  • Translated from French
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-266) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Froma I. Zeitlin. Autochthony and the Athenian Imaginary. Fragments of a Lexicon for the Acropolis -- I. Athenians and Women. 1. Autochthony: An Athenian Topic. 2. On the Race of Women and Some of Its Tribes: Hesiod and Semonides. 3. The Athenian Name: Imaginary Structures of Lineage in Athens -- II. Reality, Fiction: Women of Athens. 4. The Comic Acropolis: Aristophanes, Lysistrata. 5. Autochthonous Kreousa: Euripides, Ion -- Epilogue: Once Again, the Woman, the Virgin, Female Athenians
Control code
020000621983
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvii, 271 p
Isbn
9780691037622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill, maps

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