Detail of carving at Peterskirche, Munich.
Begijnhof, Breda, The Netherlands. The Beguines were all devoted...
Sappho of Lesbos (c. 630-570 BCE). Painting by John William Godward...
Were ancient Egyptians the first feminists?
When Herodotus explored Egypt, he was startled by the contradictory...
Women & The Family - Ancient Greek Society
Empress Irene was the wife of Leo IV and, on her husband’s...
Theon of Alexandria and Hypatia
In this paper we present the story of the most famous ancient...
A worthy warrior queen: perceptions of Zenobia in ancient Rome
In the year 274, Romans witnessed what the Historia Augusta...
Hypatia of Alexandria: The Passing of Philosophy to Religion
Hypatia, the much loved pagan philosopher of Alexandria, Egypt...
Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City
A detail of the roof of the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests, part...
Symposiast & Hetairai
A scene from the interior bowl of a red-figure kylix or stemmed...
Grecian Female from a fictile vase.