Economic rights of women in ancient Greece

by David M. Schaps

Publisher: University Press in Edinburgh

Written in English
Published: Pages: 165 Downloads: 613
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Subjects:

  • Women -- Greece -- Economic conditions,
  • Women -- Greece -- Social conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementDavid M. Schaps.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14551183M
OCLC/WorldCa7909357

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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. This, though, is a general description, and when considering the role of women in ancient Greece one should remember that information regarding specific city-states is often lacking, is.

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The economy of ancient Greece was defined largely by the region's dependence on imported goods. As a result of the poor quality of Greece's soil, agricultural trade was of particular impact of limited crop production was somewhat offset by Greece's paramount location, as its position in the Mediterranean gave its provinces control over some of Egypt's most crucial seaports and.

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Women had no role in politics. Women with any wealth did not work. They stayed indoors running their. Social, legal and political status. Although mostly women lacked political and equal rights in ancient Greece, they enjoyed a certain freedom of movement until the Archaic age.

Records also exist of women in ancient Delphi, Gortyn, Thessaly, Megara and Sparta owning land, the most prestigious form of private property at the time. However, after the Archaic age, women's status got worse, and Maternal mortality (per ,): 3 ().

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Women could not achieve political rights, although metics (resident foreigners) and even slaves could. Economic Position The social ideal was that a woman did not keep a shop or do market business.

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