Any topic (writer’s choice)

Read all of the short excerpts in The Lot of the Hellenic Woman, and support your argument with TWO of those:-
Plato: The Republic Book V: On the Equality of Women: Sections 450a-457b
Herodotus: Artemisia at Salamis
Aristotle: Spartan Women
Xenophon: On Men and Women

Answer the following questions in a discussion post below:

What is the ideal role of a woman in Ancient Greece?
How is she to behave in this role?
What are her responsibilities?
What are her limitations?
Are any roles off-limits or frowned upon for Ancient Greek women, and why?

Its important to plug in quotes from the texts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Order Now

Top