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Women and Family in Athenian Law 

K. Kapparis, edition of March 22, 2003

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· Recommended Readings ·

Dean-Jones, L.A., Women’s Bodies in Classical Greek Science, August 1996.

Dillon, M., Girls and Women in Classical Greek Religion, London 2001.

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Hunter, V.J., Policing Athens: Social Control in Attic Lawsuits, Princeton 1994.

Just, R., Women in Athenian Law and Life, London 1989.

Kapparis, K., Abortion in the Ancient World, London 2002.

Kapparis, K., “When were the Athenian adultery laws introduced?,” RIDA, 42 (1995) 97-122.

King, H., Hippocrates’ Woman: Reading the Female Body in Ancient Greece, London 1998.

Lacey, W.K., The Family in Classical Greece, London 1968.

McClure, L.K., ed., Sexuality and gender in the classical world: readings and sources, Oxford, 2002.

Ogden, D., Greek Bastardy in the Classical and Hellenistic Periods, Oxford 1996.

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Osborne, M.J., Naturalization in Athens, (4 volumes), Brussels 1981-3.

Patterson, C. “Not worth the rearing: the causes of infant exposure in ancient Greece” TAPhA 115 (1983) 103-23.

Patterson, C., Pericles Citizenship Law of 451-50 BC , Salem, NH, 1981.

Patterson, C., The Family in Greek History, Cambridge, Mass. 1998.

Pomeroy, S.B., Xenophon Oeconomicus, Oxford 1994.

Pomeroy, S.B., Families in Classical and Hellenistic Greece, Oxford 1997.

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Rubinstein, L., Adoption in IV. century Athens, Copenhagen 1993.

Schaps, D.M., Economic Rights of Women in Ancient Greece, Edinburgh 1979.

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