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Plored the problems of women's agency subjectivity civic identity and self expression By focusing on the fruitful intersection of gender and religion the book elucidates not and self expression By focusing on the fruitful intersection of gender and religion the book elucidates not the importance of female religious experience in Rome but also the complexity of ideological processes affecting Roman ideas about gender sexuality family and society Brides Mourners Bacchae will be of to scholars of classics and ancient religions as well as anyone interested in the study of in antiuity or the connection between religion and ideolo. .

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Brides Mourners BacchaePowerful female characters pervade both Greek and Latin literature even if their presence is largely dictated by the narratives of men Feminist approaches to the study of women by the narratives of men Feminist approaches to the study of women Greek literature have helped illustrate the importance of their religious and ritual roles in public life Latin literature however has not been subject to similar scrutinyIn Brides Mourners Bacchae Vassiliki Latin literature however has not been subject to similar scrutinyIn Brides Mourners Bacchae Vassiliki takes up the challenge exploring women's place in weddings funerals Bacchic rites and women only rituals Bacchae Vassiliki takes up the challenge exploring women's place in weddings funerals Bacchic rites and women only rituals probes the multifaceted ways wo. Men were able to exercise Even Power In even in Rome from the days of the late Republic to Flavian times Systematically investigating both poetry and prose Panoussi covers a wide variety of genres from lyric poetry Catullus epic Ovid Lucan Valerius Statius elegy Propertius Ovid and tragedy Seneca to historiography Livy and the novel PETRONIUSTHE FIRST LARGE SCALE ANALYSIS OF first large scale analysis of body of evidence from a feminist perspective the book makes a compelling case that female ritual was an important lens through which Roman authors ex.