Women of Greece


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Which city-state treated women the best?

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1. Spartan women were treated well because _____.

2. What is an example of the manner in which Greek theater portrayed women?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of women in Ancient Greece. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include the virtues of women in Greek epics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Plato's description of women
  • Social freedoms and restraints of women
  • Differences between the women of Greece and Sparta

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on women in Ancient Greece
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Aristotle described women
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the portrayal of powerful women in Greek tragedies

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Women in Ancient Greece. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the Greek myth regarding the creation of women
  • Understand how women were portrayed in Greek epics
  • Cite examples of female characters from Greek theatre
  • Recognize the philosophical view on women
  • Know how women were treated in daily life