Ancient Roman Women

Ancient Roman Women

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Under Roman law ancient Roman women were regarded as the Roman man’s possession together with home, slaves and fields. They had no first name (see roman names), no right to vote, were not emancipated and were considered as dependent on a father, brother, husband or tutor. This didn’t prevent many great women to make their way to great riches and power.

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