Since the beginning of time the treatment of women has improved
written, men had many stunning advantages to that of their female counterparts.
Although women’s rights between 30 and 100 A.D., the time of the New Testament,
Lysistrata in three major ways: physical mobility, society’s view of women’s
nature, and women’s public legal rights.
Albeit in Lysistrata the women were shown as revolutionaries rising up
against the men, women in classical Greece were never like that. Aristophanes
Peloponesian war if women tried to do something. It was the women’s job to stay
women were shown as revolutionaries rising up against the men, women in
classical Greece were never like that.
The activities of women in Classical Athens were confined to “bearing
children, spinning and weaving, and maybe managing the domestic arrangements. No
wandering in the beautiful streets for them.” The suppression of women went so
women stayed home, the men were usually out fighting, and when they weren’t
fighting, they were entertaining their friends and having sexual favors
performed by courtesans.
although they were much better off than their Athenian counterparts. In the
equally in that eyes of god even though at this time the hemorrhages that the
both if they have enough “faith.”
The rights of women are also extended in the New Testament when the
rights of husband and wife are shown as equals. It is stated that each should
show affection to their partner, and that each partner controls their mate’s
he wanted while the woman slaved at home .
Women were also considered to be more “enpowered” in the times of the
New Testament. This is displayed when the women nearly monopolize the practice
of speaking in tongues, or even speaking at all (I Corinthians 14:36). Speaking
considered to special talent.
than those in classical Athens. They were not only allowed to leave the house
more, but they were also treated more as equals in society’s view of women, and
their public rights.