Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

compiled by Stefan Blaschke


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Start: Topical Index: Cases: Real Cases: Ancient History:

Cases: Real Cases:

G e n e r a l   I n f o r m a t i o n

»Phebronia of Nisibis, also known as Phebronia of Sebapte, was a nun at Nisibis (modern-day Nusaybin, Turkey). She suffered persecution under Diocletian, who offered her freedom if she renounced her faith and married his nephew, Lysimachus, who had been leaning towards conversion to Christianity. Febronia refused and was tortured, suffered mutilation and death. Lysimachus, witnessing her suffering, converted.« -- More information: Wikipedia

K e y w o r d s

I. Chronological Index: Ancient History: Roman History | III. Topical Index: Types: Sexual Assault

B i b l i o g r a p h y

I. Author Index

[Info] Groff, Elisa. »Sexual Violence in the Female Martyrdoms of the Sixth-Century Byzantine East: Febronia and Mahya.« Revisiting Rape in Antiquity: Sexualised Violence in Greek and Roman Worlds Edited by Susan Deacy et al. London 2023: 183-199.

II. Speaker Index