The Female Intruder : Women in Fifth-century Drama

@inproceedings{Shaw2015TheFI,
  title={The Female Intruder : Women in Fifth-century Drama},
  author={Michael Shaw},
  year={2015}
}
IT is exceedingly difficult to assess the position held by women in fifth-century Athens.1 When we examine their position in fourth-century law, we find them defined as near slaves, or as perpetual minors. In fifth-century history, at least as Thucydides saw it, there were no women. Yet women play a prominent part in Athenian literature and visual arts… CONTINUE READING