Athens daily life of the Athenians. Economy, Home Family life, Education, Military Service. Economy. Trade was the mainstay of the Athens’s economy.
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Economy, Home Family life, Education, Military Service.
The Greek house normally consisted of two stories with rooms built around a courtyard. Two rooms in the Greek house, the andrôn('men's apartment' or 'banqueting hall') and the gynaikônitis ('women's quarters') reveal much about the relationship between the sexes in Greek culture. The following reconstruction, although it is of a house in Olynthus in the northern Aegean area, nevertheless is typical of houses all over the Greek world, including Athens.
It is more honorable for a woman to remain indoors rather than to be outside, but for the
man it is more shameful to remain indoors than to take care of affairs outside the house.
Public speaking, and debating.