All About the Men and Women of Athens!

Boys and Men in Athens

Boys from an early age in Athens start to improve their bodies and minds with training. This training isn't as harsh or as long as Spartan training.

Women and Girls in Athens

They served in any part of the city's government, including the assembly and juries. They left their homes except for special occasions. Women buy anything and own property. They disobey their husbands and fathers. In fact, women in Athens had almost no rights at all

Athenian Government