What is the ideal role of a woman in Ancient Greece? How is she to behave in this role?
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