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Matrona Docta provides a distinct research of the schooling of upper-class girls in Roman society within the imperative interval of Roman heritage, from the second one century BC to advert 235.
Emily A. Hemelrijk reconstructs women's possibilities to procure an schooling, the impediments they confronted, the extent of schooling they can succeed in and the judgement on trained ladies in Roman society. She examines additionally the function of ladies as patronesses of literature, studying and Roman women's writing.

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