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Gloria muliebris: Elite female status competition in Mid-Republican Rome


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Title: Gloria muliebris: Elite female status competition in Mid-Republican Rome
Authors: Webb, Lewis
E-mail: lewismarkwebb@gmail.com
Issue Date: 3-Jun-2019
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Historical Studies ; Institutionen för historiska studier
Parts of work: Lewis Webb, ‘Mihi es aemula: Elite female status competition in Mid-Republican Rome and the example of Tertia Aemilia’, in: C. Damon and C. Pieper (eds.), Eris vs. Aemulatio: Valuing Competition in Classical Antiquity, Leiden: Brill, 2019, 251–280. See: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004383975

Lewis Webb, ‘Gendering the Roman imago’, EuGeStA, 7 (2017), 140–183. See: https://eugesta-revue.univ-lille3.fr/pdf/2017/5.Webb-Eugesta-7_2017.pdf
Date of Defence: 2019-08-28
Disputation: Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at 13.15, in Room 2150, Eklandagatan 86, Gothenburg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: elite women
senatorial women
status
competition
status competition
glory
Ancient Rome
Republic
res publica
mid-Republican Rome
domains
resources
regulation
capital
conspicuous display
Abstract: Elite status competition permeated mid-Republican Rome (264–133 BCE). Struggles for superiority in status among the senatorial elite catalysed social growth and conflict in the res publica: competition and the desire for glory suffused elite society. Such competition was fostered by the ascendancy of the patrician and plebeian senatorial elite in the late fourth through early third centuries. This competition occurred during a period of increasing status differentiation between senatorial and no... more
Description: Supervisors: Docent Ida Östenberg (Gothenburg) and Docent Anna Blennow (Gothenburg). Examiner: Professor Dr. Karl-Joachim Hölkeskamp (Köln).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/60216
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