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The Petrified Muse / Violence domestique racontée en poésie sur des pierres

One of the remarkable things that the poet expressed in this text – stressing it as noteworthy, it would seem – was that she never had to endure any physical abuse (lines 5-6):

non gravibus vinc(u)lis unquam consueta teneri
verbera nec niveo corpore saeva pati

unaccustomed ever to be restrained by heavy harnesses or to endure savage beatings with my snow-white body

I would like to return to Margarita’s poem for a while and talk a bit more about (at least some of) the implications of these lines.

The decision to revisit Margarita’s inscription was sparked by a fascinating text that I read more recently: a Greek papyrus in which a woman…

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