Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome - An Anthology - Ian Plant

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome - An Anthology - Ian Plant

Syra

Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome - An Anthology - Ian Plant

Ian Plant [+-]
Macquarie University
Dr Ian Plant is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Ancient History, Division of Humanities. He studied Classics (including Ancient Greek and Latin) and Ancient History at the University of Canterbury, where he completed his doctoral studies under the supervision of Dr Katherine Adshead and Professor Kevin Lee. He taught at the University of Western Australia before taking up the post at Macquarie. His fields of research are Greek history and historiography, especially the study of Thucydides. He also works on women writers from Ancient Greece and Rome, and more recently on Egyptian religion in Greek and Latin writers. He teaches Ancient Greek, Latin, Mythology, Greek Heroes, Women Writers, Thucydides and Herodotus. Among his current research projects are: Thucydides and the writing of history Greek and Roman writers on Egyptian Religion-a project he is working on in collaboration with A/Professor Boyo Ockinga. Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome.

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(The Syrian Woman) (1st century  BC or earlier) On the same Egyptian papyrus as the incantation by Philinna of Thessaly is an incantation  attributed to a Syrian woman (‘Syra’) whose name has been lost from the damaged  manuscript.

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Plant, Ian. Syra. Women Writers of Ancient Greece and Rome - An Anthology. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 114 Apr 2004. ISBN 9781904768029. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=20017. Date accessed: 19 Aug 2019 doi: 10.1558/equinox.20017. Apr 2004

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