Books / Collections ~ c014

The Generall History of Women, Containing the Lives of the Most Holy and Profane....

Type:
  • good character or deeds
  • military, heroines of battle
  • mythology
  • national, several periods
  • queens and royalty, Britain
  • religious models, not saints
  • saints

Biographies

1B09754The First Book: Clio
2B09755The Goddesses Coelestiall
3B09756The Goddesses Terrestriall
4B09757The Marine Goddesses
5B09758The Goddesses Infernal
6B09759An abstract of all the Fables in the fifteen books of Ovid's Metamorphosis. The Second Book Inscribed by Euterpe: The Muses
7B09760The Sybils
8B09761The Virgin Vestals
9B09762The Prophetesses
10B09763The Hesperides
11B09764Pleides or Hyades
12B09765The Graces
13B09766Horae, or the Houres
14B09767Aurora, or the Morning
15B09768Nox, or the Night
16B23170The Third Book of Women, Inscribed by Thalia
17B23171Of Queens Illustrious
18B09770Of Diverse Ladies Famous for Their Modesty
19B09769A Funeral Ode Upon the Death of Anna Panareta
20B09771The Wife of Fulvius
21B09772Aretaphila
22B09773The Wife of Nausimenes
23B09774Cyane and Medullina
24B09775Erixo
25B09776A Woman of the City Pergamus
26B09777Stratonica
27B09778Valeria and Cloelia
28B09779Olympias
29B09780Troades
30B09781The Phocides
31B09782The Women of Chios
32B09783Perisides
33B09784Celtae
34B09785Melitae
35B09786Tyrrhenae
36B09787Examples of Modesty and Magnanimity
37B09788Dido
38B09789Cesara
39B09790Gumilda
40B09791Ethelburga
41B09792Polycrita
42B09793Of Queens and Other Ladies for Diverse Virtues Memorable
43B09794Of Women Remarkable for Their Love to Their Husbands. The Fourth Book, Inscribed by Melpomene: Of Women Incestuous: Semiramis
44B09795Pasiphae
45B09796Canace
46B09797Canusia
47B09798Valeria Tusculana
48B09799Julia, the Empresse
49B09800The Sisters of Cambyses
50B09801Of Livia Horestilla
51B09802Lollia Paulina
52B09803Cesonia
53B09804Jocasta
54B09805Crithaeis
55B09806Cyborea, the Mother of Judas Iscariot
56B09807Of Adulteresses: Of Many Great Ladies Branded with Adultery Amongst the Romans
57B09808An Egyptian Lady
58B09809Laodice
59B09810Phaedima
60B09811Begum, Queen of Persia
61B09812Olimpias
62B09813Elfritha
63B09814Gunnora
64B09815Of the Mistresse of Brennus
65B09816Tarpeia
66B09817Acco a Roman Matron
67B09818Of Women that Have Died in Child-Birtth
68B09819Women Who Suffered Martyrdom
69B09820Aristoclaea
70B09821The Amazons
71B09822Warlike Women, and Those of Masculine Vertue
72B09823Camilla and Others
73B09824Xantippe and Mirho
74B09825Of English Viragoes
75B09826Joan de Pucil
76B09827Fair Women
77B09828Faire Mistresse of Pisistratus
78B09829Nitetis
79B09830Bersane
80B09831The Wise of Candaules
81B09832Rowan and Estrilda
82B09833The Faire Lady of Norwich
83B09834Callirhoe, daughter to Boetius
84B09835Wife of Cabbas
85B09836Wife of Phailus
86B09837Manto
87B09838Wife of Agetus the Lacedemonian
88B09839Of Women Deformed. The Sixth Book, Inscribed by Erato: Treating of Chast Women and of Women Wantons
89B09840Of Mary the Blessed Virgin
90B09841Petronilla
91B09842Of Chast Wives
92B09843Of Penelope
93B09844Of Women Wantons
94B09845Lais
95B09846Phrine
96B09847Glicerin or Glicera
97B09848Agathoclaea
98B09849Cleophis
99B09850Callipyge
100B09851Alogunes
101B09852Cosmartidenes
102B09853Andia
103B09854Julia
104B09855Harlotta or Arlotta
105B09856Of Divers Wantons Belonging to Sundry Famous Men
106B09857Of Famous Wantons
107B09858Mistra. The Seventh Book, Inscribed by Polyhimnia or Memory: Of Pious Daughters
108B09859Of Sisters That Have Been Kind to Their Husbands
109B09860Of Matrimony or Conjugal Love
110B09861Of Contracts Before Marriage
111B09862Of Nuptial Ornaments
112B09863Pomp, Feasts, Epithalamions
113B09864Descriptio Egredients Sponsae
114B09865Egrediens Sponsus
115B09866Oblatio Munerum, or the Offering
116B09867The Epithalamium, or Nuptiall Song
117B09868Ingressus in Cubiculum, Their Entrance into Their Bed-chamber
118B09869Sacred Auguries and Nuptial Expiations
119B09870The Conjugal Love of Women Towards Their Husbands
120B09871De Laenis, Or of Bawds
121B09872De Gulosis and Vinolentis
122B09873Of Women Addicted to Gluttony and Drunkenness
123B09874Of Women Beloved of Diverse Creatures
124B09875Of Women Excellent in the Art of Painting, Weaving, etc
125B09876Of Women Contentious and Bloody
126B09877Of Women Strangely Preserved from Death and Such as Have Unwillingly Been the Death of Their Fathers
127B09878Of Clamorous Women Commonly Called Scolds
128B09879Variety of Discourse Concerning Women. The Eighth Book, Incribed by Urania
129B09880Intreating of Women Every Way Learned
130B09881Of Poetesses and Witches
131B09882Of Women Orators That Have Pleaded Their Own Causes
132B09883Of Women Studious in Divinity
133B09884Of Women Excellent in Philosophy and Other Learning
134B09885Of Poetry
135B09886Poetriae, or Women Poets
136B09887Minerva
137B09888Sappho
138B09889Of Cleobule Lindia, and Other Poetesses
139B09890Telesilla Poetria
140B09891Witches
141B09892Cyrce
142B09893Witches Transported by the Devil
143B09894Witches That Have Changed Their Own Shape or Transformed Others
144B09895Witches That Have Confessed Themselves to have Raised Tempests in a Most Serene Sky
145B09896The Ninth Book, Inscribed by Calliope
146B09897Intreating of Women in General, with the Punishments Appertaining to the Vitious, and Rewards Due to the Virtuous
147B09898Of Women Ravished
148B09899Of Handmaids, Nurses
149B09900Midwives
150B09901and Stepdames
151B09902Of Women for their Piety and Devotion Remembered in the Sacred Scriptures
152B09903The Sister of Leucippus
153B09904Of Adultery
154B09905Sisters That Have Murdered Their Brothers
155B09906Of Mothers That Have Slain Their Children or Wives Their Husbands
156B09907Of Loquacity and Excesse
157B09908Degrees of Inchastities and Their Punishments
158B09909Of Witches and the Punishment Due to Them
159B09910Of Tirgatao Meotis
160B09911Comiola Turinga
161B09912The Reward Due to Fertility
162B09913Beauty and the Reward Thereof
163B09914Of Bounty, Charity, Piety, and other Virtues in Women, with Their Rewards
164B09915Looseness of Life First Converted
165B09916Cura
166B09917Reward Due to Philosophers, Orators, and Poets

Persons

  1. Thomas Heywood · Author

Publishers/Publications

  1. London: Printed by W. H. for W. H, 1657