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Studying Ancient History; > Glossary - Terms to Know; > N-R Terms; > P Terms; > PS-PZ. Definition: Pudicitia is the Roman goddess of modesty and chastity.

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Alison JEPPESEN Discrepancies in Wifely Virtues: Pudicitia
Carlos F. Noreña Hadrian's Feminine Virtues The virtues of the
Virtue, Violence, and Victors: The Role of Pudicitia in Livy's Ab Urbe
Apr 15, 2011 This paper explores the highly gendered role of chastity (pudicitia) in the work of the Roman historian, Titus Livius.
Sexual Morality in Ancient Rome (review)

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Bibliographie générale 2010-2011
98Cairns, F. (2011), « Tarpeia pudicitia in Propertius 1.16.

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Pudicitia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pudicitia ("modesty" or “sexual virtue”) was the Roman goddess who personified modesty and chastity. Her Greek equivalent was Aidôs.
Tertullian : De pudicitia
Dec 11, 1999 Tertullian latin texts, translations, editions, bibliography, links, manuscripts, text criticism, early christians, fathers.
Pudicitia on Roman Coins
Jul 18, 2009 What I Like About Ancient Coins - Roman coins Showing Pudicitia, the personification of womanly modesty.
Category:Pudicitia - Wikimedia Commons
Sep 2, 2010 From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. Jump to: navigation, search.
PUDICITIA, PUDOR, Roman Mythology Index
Two sanctuaries were dedicated to her, one under the name of Pudicitia patricia, and the other under that of Pudicitia plebeia.

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