Ancient Greek Women Who Left Their Mark in History Ancient Greek women had few rights in comparison to male citizens and were mostly confined at home. History books are usually silent on female accomplishments. 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. Despite their social isolation, Ancient Greece revered a number of powerful female goddesses.

165Upvotes

More from Ancient history

At the Iraqi Site of Assur, Ancient History Stands at Risk of Destruction In its time, the Assyrian capital faced waves of invasions and abandonment. Now a small team of archaeologists are protecting it from more modern threats

222 views ·

Egypt’s Last Queen: Cleopatra was only 18 when she became the queen of Egypt. Even though she was just a teenager, she held the fate of an entire nation in her hands. In this read-aloud play, your students will reenact some of the most important moments from her life and meet key historical figures like Marc Antony and Octavian. This fun historical play even comes with a step-by-step lesson plan, four language arts activities, a map, and an answer key.

301 views ·
283 views ·

More from Ancient history

At the Iraqi Site of Assur, Ancient History Stands at Risk of Destruction In its time, the Assyrian capital faced waves of invasions and abandonment. Now a small team of archaeologists are protecting it from more modern threats

222 views ·

Egypt’s Last Queen: Cleopatra was only 18 when she became the queen of Egypt. Even though she was just a teenager, she held the fate of an entire nation in her hands. In this read-aloud play, your students will reenact some of the most important moments from her life and meet key historical figures like Marc Antony and Octavian. This fun historical play even comes with a step-by-step lesson plan, four language arts activities, a map, and an answer key.

301 views ·
283 views ·