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Pythagorean Women - a book by Pomeroy, Sarah B.

Pythagorean Women

Their History and Writings

Pythagorean Women( )
Author: Pomeroy, Sarah B.
ISBN:978-1-4214-0956-6
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $52.95
Book Description:

In Pythagorean Women, classical scholar Sarah B. Pomeroy discusses the groundbreaking principles that Pythagoras established for family life in Archaic Greece, such as constituting a single standard of sexual conduct for women and men. Among the Pythagoreans, women played an important role and participated actively in the philosophical life. While Pythagoras encouraged women to be submissive to men, his reasoning was based on the desire to preserve harmony in the home.

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Pages:200
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):2.769 x 9.126 x 0.698 Inches
Book Weight:0.915 Pounds

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