Sarah B. Pomeroy

Distinguished Professor of Classics and History, Emerita
Hunter College and the Graduate School, CUNY
The City University of New York

Fields of interest: 

Women’s history

Family history

Hellenistic history


Recent publications:

Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity
(New York: Schocken [Random House], 1975; pb. 1976; reissued with new Foreword 1995; Italian translations: Einaudi, 1978, Bompiani, 1997;  German translation: Alfred Kroner, 1985; Spanish translation, Editorial Akal, 1987; Polish translation: Atext, 1999.  ACLS History E-Book.

Women in Hellenistic Egypt from Alexander to Cleopatra.
(New York: Schocken, l984; pb. with new foreword,  Detroit:  Wayne State University Press, 1990).

Women in the Classical World: Image and Text
Jointly authored with E. Fantham, H. P. Foley, N. Kampen, and H. A. Shapiro (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994). A 1995 selection of the History Book Club.

Xenophon Oeconomicus: A Social and Historical Commentary
(Oxford: Oxford University Press  [Clarendon], 1994, pb. 1995).

Families in Classical and Hellenistic Greece: Representations and Realities
(Oxford: Oxford University Press  [Clarendon], 1997, pb. 1998).

Ancient Greece
Jointly authored with S. Burstein, W. Donlan, Jennifer Roberts
(New York: Oxford University Press, 1999, hardcover and pb. Spanish translation: Editorial Critica 2002. 2nd  ed. 2007, 3rd ed. 2012..  Polish translation: KIW,  Chinese translation: Shanghai Joint Publishing Company 2010).

Plutarch, Advice  to the Bride and Groom and Consolation to His Wife
English translations, Commentary, Interpretive Essays, and Bibliography. Jointly authored.  (New York: Oxford University Press, 1999).

Spartan Women
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, hardcover and pb.).

A Brief History of Ancient Greece
Jointly authored with S. Burstein, W. Donlan, Jennifer Roberts
(New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, hardcover and pb. 2nd  ed. 2008, 3rd ed. to be published).

The Murder of Regilla. A Case of Domestic Violence in Antiquity
(Cambridge, Ma., Harvard University Press, 2007, pb. 2009, Italian trans. L’Assassinio di Regilla.  Storia di una donna, del suo matrimonio e del tempo in cui visse. Bari, Editori Laterza, 2009).  

Pythagorean Women. A Social History
(Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, t.b.p.)