Posted on November 13, by Scott Alexander I.
The previous posters are very ingnorant and obviously just glancing at the 2 city-states. Women of Athens had very few rights, let alone legal rights. By comparison to present day standards, Athenian women were only a small step above slaves by the 5th century BC. She had no rights to wander about the town, without a just cause, had virtually no political rights of any kind and were controlled by men at all stages of their lives.
Probably many people know that they are not allowed to go to Olympics. Chariot racing was the only game women could win, and only then if they owned the horse. Her father would chose her husband- for most Athenians, marriage was basically living together.
Unlike the women of Athens, Spartan women were taught reading and writing. Spartan girls were better fed their Athenian counterparts, and were taught writing, something which Menander an Athenian said, "Teaching a woman to read and write?
What a terrible thing to do! Like feeding a vile snake on more poison. In many such events, Spartan women would run naked in the presence of their male counterparts and were respected for their athletic feats. Spartan women had many rights that other Greek women did not have.
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And that is why Spartan society thrived. Whatever Athens had, Sparta could get through military strength. In all of Greece, women were treated with no respect, except for Sparta that is.
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