Famous Women of History

Famous Women of History

Famous Women of History

Cyclopædia of female biography -- Pseudonyms of eminent women -- Meaning of proper names of women.

Famous Women

Famous Women

Famous Women

Giovanni Boccaccio devoted the last decades of his life to compiling encyclopedic works in Latin. Among them is this text, the first collection of biographies in Western literature devoted to women.

Our Famous Women

Our Famous Women

Our Famous Women

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, and Julia Ward Howe are among the authors of these biographical sketches of women of the 19th century.