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Woman at the Window

Biblical Tales of Oppression and Escape

Nehama Aschkenasy

In this book, Aschkenasy analyzes the Woman at the Window image, allowing for new interpretation of the classic myths surrounding it.

Paperback
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814326275
eBOOK
Published: October 1998
ISBN: 9780814340882

The Hebrew Goddess

Raphael Patai
Foreword by William G. Dever

A revised edition containing new chapters on the Shekhina.

Paperback
Published: September 1990
ISBN: 9780814322710
eBOOK
Published: September 1990
ISBN: 9780814338216

Women in Hellenistic Egypt

From Alexander to Cleopatra

Sarah B. Pomeroy

Using evidence from a wide array of sources, Sarah Pomeroy discusses women ranging from queens such as Arsinoë II and Cleopatra VII to Jewish slaves working on a Greek estate.

Paperback
Published: February 1990
ISBN: 9780814322307

O City of Byzantium

Annals of Niketas Choniates

Translated by Harry J. Magoulias

One of the most important accounts of the Middle Ages, the history of Niketas Choniates describes the Byzantine Empire from 1118 to 1207. Niketas provides an eyewitness account of the sack of Constantinople by the Fourth Crusade.

Hardback
Published: September 1984
ISBN: 9780814317648

Roman Realities

Finley Hooper

Based on the major primary sources of Roman history, this book recalls the experiences of the ancient Romans through a thousand years of their history.

Paperback
Published: January 1978
ISBN: 9780814315941