Motherhood in Ancient Greece

This article features information about Athenian women during 5th century BCE Athens. It explores the importance of mothers and childbearing in ancient Greek society. Sparta society is mentioned throughout the article when in comparison to Athens. This provides the knowledge to better understand the similarities and differences in relation to women in ancient Greek society. … More Motherhood in Ancient Greece

Children and Childhood in Ancient Greece

Studying children and childhood is of great importance because it provides insight into social norms and social life in ancient Greece. Children were important for the parents, the home, and city. Not having children led to inability to pass on the property and wealth of the father. Women, especially from high-status families, were used for … More Children and Childhood in Ancient Greece