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Birth, Death, and Motherhood in Classical Greece (Ancient Society and History)
Birth Death and Motherhood in Classical Greece - Ancient Society and History
Author: Nancy Demand
Why did Greek society foster social conditions, especially early marriage with its attendant early childbearing, that were known to be dangerous for both mother and child? What were the actual causes of death among women described as dying of childbirth in the Hippocratic Epidemics? Why did families choose to portray labor scenes on tombstones w...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780801880537
ISBN-10: 080188053X
Publication Date: 10/18/2004
Pages: 304
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Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Type: Paperback
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