Chapter 16. Royal Women and the Exercise of Power in the Ancient Near East

  1. Daniel C. Snell
  1. Sarah C. Melville

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch16

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Melville, S. C. (2005) Royal Women and the Exercise of Power in the Ancient Near East, in A Companion to the Ancient Near East (ed D. C. Snell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232933

Online ISBN: 9780470997086

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Keywords:

  • ancient near eastern women;
  • royal women;
  • exercise of power;
  • religion;
  • women in politics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Royal Women and the Royal Household

  • Royal Women and State Administration

  • Women and Politics

  • Women and Religion

  • Conclusions