While they did have sex occasionally with the men, women like the heteras had other duties as well.
Married women were allowed to associate with other women but never men.
The non-married women played a huge part in society.
Some of these occupations were dancer, poet, midwife, or entertainer.
A term used in adult classified advertisements which describe a type of sexual act that the author is not aversely looked upon.
They were meant to sit and have conversations with men during long food festivals and therefore needed to have a higher education.
While a woman's education was limited there were things they were allowed to learn.
They often kept separate rooms in the house because male visitors weren't allowed in the rooms where the wives and children regularly were.
Their opinions about women were the only opinions that mattered and often times women were treated no better than a domestic slave. Those occupations almost always involved entertaining. While some were slaves, most women were prostitutes.
Women in ancient Greece and Rome struggled to exist.