Learnt to read in School or at Home.
Learnt important household skills-
spinning, weaving, sewing, cooking etc
Learnt simple facts n mythology, religion and
occasionally musical instruments.
Stay at home.
Left the house for religious duties.
Not able to watch Olympics.
If Father had accepted the Baby girl, it would
remained, otherwise killed.
Could do jobs in Funerals, Weddings and State
Basic Unit of Society
Gifts given to new Bride on her
Marriage from her Husband and
Unveiling of Bride.
In case of no male Heirs of a person
Property were Transmitted directly to
Well established convention in Fifth Century.
Most significant form of Property acquired by a Woman by
No legal Obligation.
Due to Moral Pressure.
Finding a husband without Dowry was not Possible.
Direct Inheritance to Women was very
Sons either Natural or Adapted Inherited
Daughters were excluded from
•Achieved by mutual agreement, by
husband, wife or her family.
•No legal process but fact of separation.
•Repay of dowry.
•Father could terminate marriage of his daughter.
•Divorce initiated on the wife’s side also had to
be registered with the Archon, the Chief
Citizens with full political rights.
Citizens having civil rights but not political
Right to Vote.
Can participate in Olympics.
Property rights even after be married.
Can participate in politics.