Monthly Archives: January 2013

Priestess or Housewife?

Before completing this week’s readings, I was under the false impression that women in antiquity possessed little to no power in the social structure. Though subordination can be found in almost every aspect of Greek and Roman culture, to generalize … Continue reading

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Woman as ‘Other’

The universality of the female subordination is a multicultural actuality that many theorists, philosophers, anthropologists, and political activists posit.  From the beginning of time women have been deemed of lesser status than men in a widely patriarchal world. Matriarchal and … Continue reading

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