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June 2024

Women in Ancient Greece

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
City Lit and British Museum, Keeley Street and Great Russell Street
London, United Kingdom
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Using literary sources and the British Museum, as well as other artefacts, we compare and contrast the attitude of Ancient Greeks to women in society, as figures in mythology, and as goddesses. The contrasting roles of women in Ancient Greece from other ancient societies and the difference in class.  The numerous female goddesses will be examined and how their attributes reflected the view of men. These goddesses will include Athene, Hera, Aphrodite, Artemis, Hestia and Demeter along with some of…

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