If you love history, especially Greek & Roman, you will appreciate the depth of the research that has preceded the writing of the book. If you are a women's studies student, you'll appreciate the recitation of the spectrum of roles filled by women in "ancient times." I suggest, however, that unless you are a student of Greek & Roman history or if you have a tremendous memory for all the history you learned in high school, you read the book with a laptop or encyclopedia close by, so you can look up all the people and places named in the book...it'll make the reading much more comprehensible.
Leatherby Libraries Call Number: HQ 1134.P64 1975
2nd Floor Social Science Library
Review submitted by: Kathy Wright, Executive Assistant, Office of the Executive VP & COO