By Joyce E. Salisbury
An large and interesting number of tales that includes either recognized and daily girls, giving a well-rounded view of the lives of ladies within the old world.
• Entries together with girls from delusion, faith, and legend together with Eve, Aphrodite, the earth goddess Gaea, Helen of Troy, and Isis
• Entries prepared by way of different types reminiscent of Greece, Rome, Christian, and northerly Europe for ease of research
• Many infrequent and revealing photos together with a procession of virgin martyrs, ca. A.D. 560
• pictures of historic sculptures together with a Minoan snake goddess, ca. 1600 B.C.; quite a few maps of old Greece and Mesopotamia; and an outline of the Hellenistic monarchies
• Genealogical charts of the Herodian relations, the family members of Augustus, and the Julio-Claudian house