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Gender Roles in Ancient Greece

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Shahzad Ahmad

on 15 May 2013

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Transcript of Gender Roles in Ancient Greece

MEN Women What are the roles of men and women in society? MEN were considerd more important than women. The roles of women In Sparta the women had been taught reading and writing and skills to protect themselves in battle
The only skills taught to Athens women were how to take care of the family They were expected to take charge of the household, they were also expected to provide for their family. Gender Roles in Ancient Greece How were the lives of
men and women seperated? Men were in charge of their family and the house. They worked during the day as laborers and arrived home with great respect.
Women had limited privileges. They spent most of their time in the house nurturing the children and managing slaves. What were the roles of men and women in Ancient Greece? Men participated in military training, politics, and theatre entertainment.
Since women were not allowed to leave the home, they focused their lives primarily on domestic labor and religion. Alexander Svinicki Vladimir Kalian Drew Waller Joshua Nabong Shahzad Ahmad THE END What was the difference between the rights of men and women? How were the rights of men different from the rights of women? Men had the right to work many different types of political and economic jobs. In marriages, men were highly responsible for protecting their wives.
Women were restricted from most activities without the permission from their husbands. They served as legal representatives for men, but could not make legal contracts independently.
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