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By Jane Stevenson

Ladies Latin Poets addresses women's dating to tradition among the 1st century B.C. and the eighteenth century A.D. via learning women's poetry in Latin. established completely on unique archival examine in twelve nations, Stevenson recovers a facet of heritage usually deemed to not exist: girls who accomplished public popularity of their personal time, occasionally to a startling volume. providing, frequently for the 1st time, the paintings of greater than 300 ladies Latin poets, all translated and incorporated in a finished discovering advisor, girls Latin Poets considerably revises bought opinion on women's participation in, and relation to, élite tradition. The sheer variety of woman Latin poets would require women's historians to fully think again the concept that all girls had "no entry to schooling" prior to the 19th century.

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