Plutarch’s Women

A discussion about the women who appear in Plutarch’s Life of Alexander

i. Olympias of Epirus (Chapt. 1 – 3)
ii. Olympias and Cleopatra Eurydice (Chapts. 5 and 9)
iii. Olympias, Cleopatra Eurydice and Pixodarus’ Daughter (Chapt. 10)
iv. Timocleia of Thebes and the Delphic Prophetess (Chapts. 12 and 14)
v. Athena, the Persian Royal Family, Barsine & Callixeina (Chapts. 15, 19 and 21)
vi. Seduced Wives, Ada, Olympias & Cleopatra and Stateira II (Chapts. 22, 25, 27 and 29)
vii. Stateira I, her daughters; Persian women and a wolf’s mother; the Pythia (Chapts. 30 and 37)
viii. Thaïs of Athens, Olympias and Telesippa (Chapts. 38, 39 and 41)
ix. The Persian Royal Family, Barbarian Women, the Amazonian Queen, General Ref. & Roxane (Chapts. 43, 44, 46 & 47)
x. Antigone, Frenzied Women, Olympias & Cleopatra, Women of Persis (Chapts. 48, 49, 67 – 69)
xi. Plutarch’s Women: The Susa Weddings, Olympias, Roxane & Philinna (Chapts. 70 and 77)

 

 

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