Women in the Viking Age
Although women in the Viking Age (c. 790-1100 CE) lived in a male-dominated...
Women in Ancient Egypt
One of the central values of ancient Egyptian civilization, arguably...
The Role of Women in the Roman World
The exact role and status of women in the Roman world, and indeed...
Women in the Byzantine Empire
Women in the Byzantine Empire (4th to 15th century CE) were, amongst...
Female Gladiators In Ancient Rome
Female gladiators in ancient Rome – referred to by modern-day...
Women in Ancient Greece
Women in the ancient Greek world had few rights in comparison to...
Women in Ancient China
Women in ancient China did not enjoy the status, either social...
Female Physicians in Ancient Egypt
A famous story from Greece relates how a young woman named Agnodice...
Ten Noble and Notorious Women of Ancient Greece
There were, no doubt, many notable women in ancient Greece, but...
The Women of Sparta: Athletic, Educated, and Outspoken Radicals of the Greek World
The laws of Sparta were developed and written by Lycurgus, a legendary...
Gorgo of Sparta
Gorgo was the queen of the Greek city-state of Sparta, daughter...
Hipponax & Misogyny in Ancient Greece
It has always been recognized that women in the ancient world were...