Women’s History Month, Week 3

For Week 1, go here; for Week 2, here.


Amazing Ethnographies

Tacitus on Germanic Women and Child Bearing

Etymology of one word for Prostitute

Plutarch’s Story on Marriage and Death

Achilles’ Missing Sister


Women and Philosophy

The Pythagorean Women

Plato’s Sister and Women Among his Students

Plato’s Father, Rapist


Collections of Sayings

Spartan Women Said

Some more sayings of Spartan Women


Penelope in Myth

The Marriage of Penelope and Odysseus

Helen and Penelope were Cousins

Penelope’s Infidelity

Why We Disbelieve Women, According to Homer


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