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Hypatia of Alexandria
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A Day in the Life of an Athenian Woman
- Essay with illustrations regarding the portrayal of Athenian women in art classical and Hellenistic Greece.
About Helen of Troy
- Detailed article about the fabulous Helen of Troy in myth, literature and art.
Amazons of Greek Mythology
- Brief summary of Amazon myths, listing of Amazon warriors. Part of Xena fan site.
Ancient Greek Women in Athens
- Summary overview of the position of women in Ancient Athens.
Encyclopaedia Romana: Hetairai
- Discussion of ancient Greek hetairai, or courtesans, such as Aspasia, Phryne, Lais, and Neaera.
Minoan Snake Goddess
- Discussion, articles, and questions concerning the "Snake Goddess" images excavated from Knosses by Sir Arthur Evans and its implications for female worship on Crete.
Role of Women in the Art of Ancient Greece
- Index and references to discussions of women's position in ancient Greek art.
The Divine Sappho
- Life, works of famous Greek poetess, Sappho. Includes H.T. Wharton's "Life" of Sappho, poems in translation, other classical references.
The Role of Women in The Art of Ancient Greece
- An encyclopaedic site of brief entries concerning famous Greek women, goddesses, and literary characters from Amazons to Zosteria (Athena). Includes study questions and answers.
Women and Family in Athenian Law
- Article regarding how women were viewed, and treated, under ancient Athenian Law. Part of the Center for Hellenistic Studies' articles on ancient Greek culture.
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