n Akroterion - Rhetoric and the feminine character : Cicero's portrayal of Sassia, Clodia and Fulvia

Volume 48, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0303-1896
  • E-ISSN: 2079-2883
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Extracted from text ... Akroterion 48 (2003) 45-57 RHETORIC AND THE FEMININE CHARACTER: CICERO'S PORTRAYAL OF SASSIA , CLODIA AND FULVIA S Ige (University of Natal, Durban) The role of women in the ancient world has been extensively debated and a significant amount of work has been done in this area. Included in the texts that have received attention are Cicero's speeches which refer to women. All the women who feature in Cicero's speeches were those who have been acknowledged to have made their presence felt in the Roman public domain. Although Roman society regulated its socio-political activities around masculine values, it is nevertheless ..

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