The Intervention of the Sabine Women
Painting by Jacques-Louis David (1748–1825), oil on canvas, 1799...
Women in Egypt -- how the status of women in Egypt changed during the Ptolemaic Period
In chapter 18 of Hellenistic Egypt (2007, pp. 240-253...
Fashion & Dress in Ancient Egypt
In 1851 CE, a woman named Amelia Bloomer in the United States shocked...
Among Women: From the Homosocial to the Homoerotic in the Ancient World
Sexuality and gender in Graeco-Roman antiquity has piqued the interest...
Prostitution in Ancient Athens
As a coastal city and hub of the Ancient Greek world, Athens was...
The Thesmophoriazusae (also called The Poet & the...
Female leadership in the ancient synagogue
Jewish women in the ancient Mediterranean lived side by side...
Stereotyping Women in Ancient Roman and African Societies: A Dissimilarity in Culture
One cannot deny that the outcomes of historical research are...
The Gifts of Isis: Women's Status in Ancient Egypt
A story on a papyrus dating from the 2nd century CE relates that...
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
The popular view of life in ancient Egypt is often that it was...
Aspasia of Miletus: The Art of Eloquence
Aspasia of Miletus (470-410 BCE, approximately) is best known as...
Theodora reigned as empress of the Byzantine Empire alongside her...