Joanna’s Object Proposal

I. Sale of a Slave Girl (Item #2) I will use this document in my research on the status and life experiences of women in the world of Sogdiana. In the sources I have examined so far, women are discussed as either wives, concubines, or slaves. I am interested in studying the intersection of the [...]

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Joanna’s Theme Proposal

I - Sogdian Women I am interested in studying the roles and status of Sogdian women. The material that we have looked at so far presents women in essentially two contexts: as wives, or as “dancing girls”, the latter bearing a connection to either an appearance or a reality of prostitution. Valerie Hansen notes that [...]

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