Select Bibliography

Primary Sources:
Dixon, Suzanne. Reading Roman Women: Sources, Genres, and Real Life. London: Duckworth, 2001
Fantham, Elaine, Helene.P. Foley, N.B. Kampen, S.B. Pomeroy, H.A. Shapiro, eds. Women in the Classical World: Image and Text. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994
Gardner, Jane F, Th. Wiedemann, eds. The Roman Household: A Sourcebook. London, NY: Routledge, 1991
Kleiner, Diana E. E., Susan Matheson, eds. I, Claudia: Women in Ancient Rome. New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1996
Kleiner, Diana E. E., Susan Matheson, eds. I, Claudia II: Women in Roman Art and Society. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2000
Lefkowitz,Mary R., Maureen B. Fant. Women’s Life in Greece and Rome: A source book in translation. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1992, 2nd ed.
Lewis, N., M. Reinhold, eds. Roman Civilization: Sourcebook I: The Republic, Sourcebook II: The Empire. New York: Columbia University Press, 1966
Mulroy, David, tr. The Complete Poetry of Catullus, with commentary. Madison, University of Wisconsin Press, 2002
Shelton, Jo-Ann. As The Romans Did: A Sourcebook in Roman Social History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998, 2nd ed.

Internet Texts and Images:
Catullus, Allison Barker
De Feminis Romanis, C.A.E. Luschnig, et al.
De Imperatoribus Romanis: An Online Encyclopedia of Roman Emperors
Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Feminae Romanae: The Women of Ancient Rome, Suzanne Cross
House of Paullus Aemilius Lepidus and Cornelia
Inscriptions (Data Bank)
Latin Library
Lefkowitz, Mary R. and Maureen B. Fant. Selections from Women’s Life in Greece and Rome, 2nd edition
Martin, Susan. “Private Lives and Public Personae: the Laudatio Turiae
McManus, Barbara. Livia Princeps
Raia, Ann, et al. Intermediate Latin Readings
Raia, Ann. Women's Roles in Plautine Comedy. Paper delivered at The Fourth Conference on Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies (October 1, 1983)
Roman Perseus: Catullus, Livy, Plautus, Vergil
Seaford, R.A.S.Villa of the Mysteries
VRoma: images
Virtual Catalogue of Roman Coins
Walker, H. Selections from Pliny's Letters

Secondary Source Readings:
Arethusa: Women in the Ancient World, Vol II.1-2 (Spring-Fall 1978)
Bauman, Richard A. Women and Politics in Ancient Rome. London & NY: Routledge, 1992
Brown, Virginia, tr. Giovanni Boccaccio: Famous Women. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2001
Foley, Helene P., ed. Reflections of Women in Antiquity. London & NY: Gordon and Breach, Science Publishers, 1981
Fraschetti, Augusto, ed. Roman Women, tr. Linda Lappin. London & Chicago: U Chicago Press, 2001
Gardner, Jane, “Legendary Ladies” in Roman Myths. London, British Museum Press, 1995
Hawley, Richard, Barbara Levick, eds. Women in Antiquity. 1995
Hemelrijk, Emily A. Matrona Docta: Educated Women in the Roman Elite from Cornelia to Julia Domna. London, NY: Routledge, 1999
Keith, A. Engendering Rome: Women in Latin Epic. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000
Keppie, L.J. F. Understanding Roman Inscriptions. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins UP, 1991
Montserrat, Dominic, “Reading Gender in the Roman World” in Janet Huskinson, ed. Experiencing Rome: Culture, Identity and Power in the Roman Empire. London, NY: Routledge, 2000
Murnaghan, Sheila, S. Joshel, eds. Women and Slaves in Greco-Roman Culture. London, NY: Routledge, 1998
Peradotto, John, J.P. Sullivan, eds. Women in the Ancient World: The Arethusa Papers. Albany: SUNY Press, 1984
Pomeroy, Sarah B. Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity. New York: Schocken Books, 1975
Pomeroy, Sarah B., ed. Women’s History and Ancient History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1991
Snyder, J.M. The Woman and the Lyre: Women Writers in Classical Greece and Rome. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1989
Vivante, B. Women’s Roles in Ancient Civilizations: A Reference Guide. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1999
Wood, Susan E. Imperial Women: A Study in Public Images, 40 BC-AD 68. Leiden, Boston, Koln: Brill, [2000]

Ann R. Raia
Associate Professor of Classics
The College of New Rochelle