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160. The courage of the poet Telesilla. Argos, 5th cent. B.C. (Plutarch, On the Bravery of Women 4, Moralia 245c-f, 2nd cent. A.D. G)

165. Cloelia the hostage. Traditionally Rome, 506 B.C. (Livy, History of Rome 2.13.6-11. Late 1st cent. B.C.-early 1st cent. A.D. L)

166. The rape of Lucretia. Traditionally, Ardea, near Rome, ca. 510 B.C. (Livy, History of Rome 1.57.6-58. Late 1st cent. B.C.-early 1st cent. A.D. L)

167. Women who risked their lives to save their husbands'. Rome, 43 B.C. (Appian, Civil War 4.39-40, 2nd cent A.D. G)

168. A funeral eulogy. Rome, 1st cent. B.C. (ILS 8393. Tr. E. Wistrand. L)

170. On Arria. Rome, 1st cent. A.D. (Pliny the Younger, Letters 3.16. A.D. 97/107. L)

172. On Fannia. Rome, A.D. 107 (Pliny the Younger, Letters 7.19. L)

173. Women demonstrate and obtain repeal of the Oppian law. Rome, 195 B.C. (Livy, History of Rome 34.1, exc. Late 1st cent. B.C.-early 1st cent. A.D. L)

174. Sempronia, a revolutionary. Rome, 1st cent. B.C. (Sallust, Conspiracy of Catiline 24.3-25. L)

175. A portrait of Cleopatra. Egypt, 1st cent. B.C. (Plutarch, Life of Mark Antony 25.5-28.1, 29. 2nd cent. A.D. G)

176. Hortensia's speech. Rome, 42 B.C. (Appian, Civil Wars 4.32-4, 2nd cent. A.D. G)

178. Women advocates (Valerius Maximus, Memorable Deeds and Sayings 8.3. 1st cent. A.D. L)

180. The family of Julia Domna. Rome, 3rd cent. A.D. (Dio Cassius, History of Rome, 78.2, 18.1-3; 79.23, exc. Early 3rd cent. A.D. G)

196. Eumachia. Pompeii, 1st cent. A.D. (CIL X. 810=ILS 3785; CIL X. 813=ILS 6368; Maiuri, 1965, 83. L)