Women's Politics in the Streets of Rome

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRome, Season One
Subtitle of host publicationHistory Makes Television
EditorsMonica Silveira Cyrino
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9781405167765
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Atia and Servilia in ancient sources
  • Atia's strategy of political and social ascendancy
  • Emergence of Atia and Servilia from safe private households to dangerous arena of the res publica
  • Gentleness between Servilia and Caesar and youthful passion and rampant sexuality between Atia and Antony - important theme in Rome
  • Portrayal of Atia in Rome
  • Preoccupation with one's body and its integrity - important theme in last episodes
  • Women's bodies and body politic
  • Women's politics in streets of Rome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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