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Cornelia: Mother of the Gracchi (Suzanne Dixon) Hardcover Book, (Routledge, 2007) 9780415331470


Title: Cornelia: Mother of the Gracchi

Author: Dixon, Suzanne

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2007

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780415331470

Volumes: 1; Pages: 128

List Price in Hardcover: $115.00 Our price: $132.99

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Examining the remarkable life of Cornelia, famed as the epitome of virtue, fidelity and intelligence, Suzanne Dixon presents an in-depth study of the woman who perhaps represented the ideal of the Roman matrona more than any other.

Studying her life during a period of political turmoil, Dixon examines Cornelia's attributes: daughter of Scipio Africanus, wife of an aristocrat, and mother of the Gracchi; and how these enabled her to move in high echelons of society.

For students and scholars of classical studies and Roman history, this study will give students a glimpse into the life of Cornelia, and of the influence she had on the period.
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