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Biographies of Women: Ancient and Classical World

An ever-expanding list of biographies of notable women, both those who are famous and those who should be more well known. Written by Jone Johnson Lewis or submitted by readers of this site.

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A
Agnodice
Amalasuntha
Andromache
Andromeda
Artemisia (5th century B.C.E.)
Augusta (title)

B
Bona Dea
Boudicca (Boadicea)

C
Cartimandua
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt (Cleopatra VII)
Cleopatra Thea

D
• Julia Domna

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E
Elen Luyddog
Enheduanna

F

G

H
Hatshepsut, Pharaoh of Egypt
Hypatia

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I

J
• Julia Domna
• Julia Maesa
• Julia Mamaea
• Julia Soaemias

K

L
Elen Luyddog
Lucretia

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M
Julia Maesa
Julia Mamaea
Melania the Elder
Melania the Younger
Meryt-Neith

N
Nefertiti

O
Olympias

P
Pherenice

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Q

R

S
Salome
Sappho of Lesbos
Semiramis
Julia Soaemias

T
Cleopatra Thea
Theodora

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U

V
Veleda

W

X

Y

Z
Zenobia

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