Ancient Greek women had very different outcomes in life depending on where they were born, and the class they were born into.
Some could be isolated, valued only for their ability to bear children. Some could be prostititutes ...and others could be empowered, tough, capable women who kept society together.
The eighth in a "flipped classroom" series on Ancient Greek Society.
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Diogenes, D. (2019, October 24). Women & The Family - Ancient Greek Society 08. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/1840/
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