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

In one of the great scandals of second-century Greece, Regilla, the pregnant Roman wife of Greek philosopher and rhetorician Herodes, died from a blow to the abdomen. Drawing on archeological and textual evidence, Pomeroy carefully reconstructs Regilla's life, her eventual murder and Herodes�...

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Main Author: Pomeroy, Sarah B.
Format: Book
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.