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Government 5903: Special Topics in Global Politics


Hello! I'm Susan Whitmer, Reference Librarian for Government, here to help you locate sources for your research. This GOV 5903 course page provides links to the TWU Libraries' databases and relevant websites for articles and books. If you need an item outside of our system, use TWU's Interlibrary Loan (see Interlibrary Loan (ILL) tab on the left side of this page). Contact me if you'd like to schedule a research appointment: Susan Whitmer,

Political Women of Antiquity

Special Topics in Global Politics: Political Women of Antiquity

Sample Search Terms:

  • Agrippina the Younger: Roman Empress
  • Amazon
  • Artemisia: Ruler of Halicarnassas
  • Cleopatra: Ruler of Egypt
  • Hatshepsut: Ruler of Egypt
  • Hypatia: Philosopher of Ancient Alexandria
  • Livia: Roman Queen
  • Olympias: Ruler of Macedonia
  • Nefertiti: Queen of the Nile
  • Penthesilea: Queen of the Amazons
  • Zenobia: Ruler of Palmyra

Hypatia of Alexandria

Hypatia of Alexandria (355 - 415 AD)