Between Elite Styles and Mass Appeal: The Nondescript Imperial Woman of the Roman High Empire

Mar 25, 2022 204

When: Thursday, April 14 at 6:00pm CT - Where: Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Chicago, 500 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1450, Chicago, IL - Entrance : Free

The Roman imperial women of the High Empire (from the late first through mid-second centuries C.E.) recede from view in the ancient written sources. The emperors’ wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters typically only appear in historical accounts to be summarily praised or castigated.

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