Women 's Influence On Women Essay

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Ever since time, women were often overlooked by society. The thought of women in a leadership role or making great strides in accomplishing extraordinary feats were quite unthinkable. Today is a new age, a modern day where women have tackled the gender bias and have taken on "only men" roles in the workplace, as well as have gained notable recognition and power in various areas such as the political market and in others where it was "men only". This presentation will argue the similarities and differences over time of woman in history, and the roles women played in different time periods in Western Civilization (San Miguel).

According to Aristotle (1900), it appears that the Spartan women rebelled against the legislature in Rome and he states... "legislator wanted to make the whole state hardy and temperate, and he has carried out his intention in the case of the men, but he has neglected the women, who live in every sort of intemperance and luxury".

Spartan women, named Lacedaemonian women, did not feel the constitution was fair and equality was unbalanced. These women were very physically fit and strong as they would train how to fight at an early age. They were afforded more luxury than the average Greek woman and were even allowed to eat as much as they wanted and even drink wine. They did get married and have babies, although the male offspring were taken away for training at the young age of seven. The females were left with the mother until married.

Women in Rome…

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