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

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome,
  • Rome.

Subjects:

  • Women and religion -- Rome.,
  • Women -- Rome.,
  • Rome -- Religion.,
  • Rome -- Social life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAriadne Staples.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL815.W6 S73 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL661918M
ISBN 100415132339
LC Control Number97007381

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