Warrior Women: The Anonymous Tractatus De Mulieribus
This is the very first study devoted to the anonymous Tractatus de Mulieribus, a remarkable, virtually unknown Greek work, telling of fourteen outstanding ancient women, Greek and barbarian, who were notable for their intelligence, initiative and courage.
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