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...
Cambridge, Mass. :
Harvard University Press,
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Table of Contents:
- Genealogical chart
- Regilla's and Herodes' family
- 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.