Aphrodite: The Goddess of Love, Beauty and Procreation

An overview of Aphrodite (Venus), the influential and sexual goddess of antiquity. … More Aphrodite: The Goddess of Love, Beauty and Procreation

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A Comparison of Women in Classical Greece and Greek Mythology

Women in Classical Greece were uniquely responsible for childbearing, raising the children, weaving, and managing the household. Childbirth was extremely dangerous as mortality rates at birth were high for both the mother and child. Caring for a newborn child posed a similar concern , since infant death rates in antiquity have been determined at 300 … More A Comparison of Women in Classical Greece and Greek Mythology