Women in Classical Athens. Cup in shape of girl’s head (ca. 500 BCE). (Adult) Women’s Roles. “A Woman’s Place??...”. Marriage ( gamos ). Concubinage ( pallakia ). Prostitution. pornai hetairai.
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Cup in shape of girl’s head (ca. 500 BCE)
“Prostitutes (hetairai) we keep for the sake of pleasure, concubines (pallakai) for the daily care of our persons, but wives to bear us legitimate children.”
Really??!!. . .(Pseudo-Demosthenes Against Neaera sect. 122)