The murder of Regilla : a case of domestic violence in antiquity /

Born to an illustrious Roman family in 125 BCE, Regilla was married at the age of fifteen to Herodes, a wealthy Greek. Twenty years later--and eight months pregnant with her sixth child--Regilla died under mysterious circumstances, after a blow to the abdomen delivered by Herodes's freedman. Th...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Main Author: Pomeroy, Sarah B.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007.
Table of Contents:
  • Genealogical chart
  • Regilla's and Herodes' family
  • Introduction
  • Girlhood in Rome
  • A Roman matron in imperial Athens
  • Public life
  • Death in Athens and murder trial in Rome
  • Regilla's final resting place
  • Chronological chart.