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Divine Women

Greek and Roman women lived in a world where strict gender roles were prescribed, where each person was judged in terms of compliance with gender-specific standards of conduct.  Generally, men were placed above women in terms of autonomy, control and overall freedom.  Whereas men lived in the world at large, active in public life and free to come and go as they willed, women's lives were sheltered.  They were centered around, and in the case of the Greeks, largely confined to, the house they lived in.  Women were assigned the role of homemaker, where they were expected to be good wives and mothers, but not much of anything else.  Moreover, a woman rarely achieved independence, being under the dominion of her father until he turned her over to her husband.

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