Work of the Fellows: Monographs

Dangerous Gifts: Gender and Exchange in Ancient Greece

By Deborah Lyons (NHC Fellow, 1997–98)

Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012

From the publisher’s description:

Inspired by anthropological writing on reciprocity and kinship, this book applies the idea of gendered wealth to ancient Greek myth for the first time, and also highlights the importance of the sister-brother bond in the Classical world.

Subjects
Gender and Sexuality / Classics / History / Ancient Greece / Women / Ethnography /

Lyons, Deborah (NHC Fellow, 1997–98). Dangerous Gifts: Gender and Exchange in Ancient Greece. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012.