Women in Ancient Greece

The scholarship available on Women in Ancient Greece.


  • Ancona, R. & Tsouvala, G., New Directions in the Study of Women in the Greco-Roman World, New York, 2021.
  • Blundell, S., Women in Ancient Greece, London, 1995.
  • Chrystal, P., Women in Ancient Greece: Seclusion, Exclusion, or Illusion?, Oxford, 2017.
  • Klinck, A.L., Woman’s Songs in Ancient Greece, Montreal, 2008.
  • Macdonald, F., Women in Ancient Greece, New York, 1999.
  • MacLachlan, B., Women in Ancient Greece: a Sourcebook, London, 2013.

Further Reading

  • Ducrey, P., ‘War in the Feminine in Ancient Greece’ in Women and war in antiquity, Baltimore, 2015, 181-199.
  • Figueira, T.J., ‘Gynecocracy: how women policed masculine behaviour in archaic and classical Sparta’ in Sparta: the body politic, Swansea, 2010.
  • Franco, C., Shameless: the Caninine and the Feminine in Ancient Greece, Berkeley, 2015.
  • Kapparis, K.A., Women in the Law Courts of Classical Athens, Edinburgh, 2021.
  • Karanika, A., Voices at Work: Women, Performance, and Labor in Ancient Greece, Baltimore, 2014.
  • Loman, P., ‘No Woman No War: Women’s Participation in Ancient Greek Warfare’ in Greece & Rome 51, 2004, 34-54.
  • Lyons, D.J., Dangerous Gifts: Gender and Exchange in Ancient Greece, Austin, 2012.
  • Pomeroy, S.B., Spartan Women, Oxford, 2002.
  • Schaps, D., ‘The Women of Greece in Wartime’ in Classical Philology 77, 1982, 193-213.