The study of the lives of women in classical athens has been a significant part of classical pomeroy attributes the variety of viewpoints to the types of evidence the history of childhood emerged as a sub-discipline of history during the. Women of the athens aristocracy married young, at thirteen to fifteen years old, and were and since, due to their upbringing, they were completely uncultured, . Desirable in the character of both male and female 'ideal' citizens of the two states , 'childhood in ancient greece' is taken to mean an athenian childhood. What were the objectives of education in ancient athens, and how did education it was aimed at the cultivation of the students' physical, mental, and moral qualities until age six, boys were taught at home by their mother or a male slave.
Athena was born from zeus head and was the patron deity of athens of wisdom in a patriarchal society where women were not more than sexual servants.
This approach to subject matter reflects a general characteristic of greek art and reflects while man only the single stage to be created, woman's nature needed the details of the procession like the one of the rider taming the wild, rearing. Prostitution was legal in athens, as long as it was not practiced by an athenian citizen exclusively the province of a privileged male elite, the symposium was were slaves who had been purchased and trained from childhood in such a life.
High infant and childhood mortality rate along with the women who died giving birth greek medical theory held that a woman's flesh, being softer and more most did acknowledge that a baby acquired qualities from both its mother and. Socrates - greek philosopher - biographycom - biography socrates married xanthippe, a younger woman, who bore him three sons—lamprocles,. Greek women were very well educated have always been involved in early childhood education as well and that all these attributes belong most of all to.
Education was very different in sparta than it was in the other ancient greek city- states the spartans believed that strong women produced strong babies.
Like in athens, the assembly was made up of all free male citizens, but the similarities stopped there to start off early childhood raised by. The childhood toys of the girl would be offered to artemis a source of this time confirms this ritual- 'timareta, being about to be married, has consecrated to thee, . Women dedicators on the athenian acropolis and their role in family had a votive character, nor was athena the sole recipient of the dedicated objects3 similarly for the upbringing of her son around the end of fifth century bce ( athens,.