Differences Between Ancient Athen And Sparta
Coming of age in ancient Greece was not always easy according to some pieces of pottery, which show a slave girl struggling to lift a heavy load. In the same piece of artwork a mistress can be seen drinking wine. This certainly indicates a difference in lifestyles for the women of ancient Greece. Another piece of pottery depicts a girl being taught to dance naked for men that are drinking at a party. The teacher is apparently holding a staff, which was used to swat the girls if they were not dancing properly. Some girls were enjoyed a more fun upbringing and were taught such activities as juggling to improve their dexterity. It is also very apparent in from these artifacts that women in these times had a very close and significant relationship with their …show more content…
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