Daughters of Isis: Women of Ancient Egypt (Penguin History)

Daughters of Isis: Women of Ancient Egypt (Penguin History)


In historical Egypt girls loved a criminal, social and sexual independence unrivalled by way of their Greek or Roman sisters, or in truth through most girls till the overdue 19th century. they can personal and alternate in estate, paintings outdoor the house, marry foreigners and stay on my own with out the safety of a male parent. a few of them even rose to rule Egypt as ‘female kings’. Joyce Tyldesley’s brilliant heritage of ways girls lived in historic Egypt weaves a desirable photograph of lifestyle – marriage and the house, paintings and play, grooming and faith – considered from a feminine point of view, in a piece that's enticing, unique and continually remarkable.

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