Athenian Slaves and Women

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Athens was Classical Greece’s most famous city-state.In the Classical Athens’s society,men were recognized as the superior beings,whereas women and slaves were the lower form of peoples in the society at that time.(Perry et al 1996:63).In this essay ,I’ll first investigate the rights of Classical Athenian women and slaves from several different aspects and make comparisons between the two before judging whether women had significantly more rights than slaves. …

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…analysis done above,it could be said that womens had slightly more rights than slaves. In conclusion,women of Classical Athens had slightly more rights than slaves,but the status gap between the two wouldn’t be really significant.Only in certain matters where women had more rights than slaves,but overall,they both had almost equal rights,and most importantly they were the on the lower level of the Greek Society heirarchy,below free-men.