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Women in the Ancient World

Women in the Ancient World

The Arethusa Papers (SUNY Series in Classical Studies)

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Published by State Univ of New York Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Feminism,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Civilization, Classical,
  • Greece,
  • Rome,
  • Women

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohn Peradotto (Editor), J P Sullivan (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8380652M
    ISBN 100873957733
    ISBN 109780873957731


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Jul 27,  · Women in the ancient Greek world had few rights in comparison to male citizens. Unable to vote, own land, or inherit, a woman’s place was in the home and her purpose in life was the rearing of children.

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This list includes most of the women whose work survives or is well-known; there were also some lesser-known women writers who are mentioned by writers in their time but whose work doesn't survive.

The role of women in ancient warfare differed from culture to culture. Until very recently, little mention of these exploits was included in retellings of history in most countries, aside from the Amazons. The following is a list of prominent women who participated in warfare, which was assembled from the fragmentary beginning of written records to approximately CE.

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