Lefkowitz, Mary Rosenthal

Lefkowitz, Mary Rosenthal

(1935–  ) classicist; born in New York City. She was educated at Wellesley (B.A. 1957) and Radcliffe (Ph.D. 1961) and was professor of Greek and Latin at Wellesley (1975). Along with Sarah Pomeroy's Goddesses, Whores, Wives and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity (1975), Lefkowitz's Women in Greece and Rome (1977), Heroines and Hysterics (1981), and Women's Life in Greece and Rome (1982) were among the first influential works published in the field of women's history in antiquity.