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3 days ago · Women who were caught with other women were often reprimanded, and just as with homosexual males, dominant women were seen to have taken “the man’s role” and were no longer effeminate. However, all things must come to an end (much like the Empire did) and at the tail end of the Republic, during Augustus’s rule (Rome’s first emperor ...
Feb 23, 2021 · Clothing in ancient Rome generally comprised a short-sleeved or sleeveless, knee-length tunic for men and boys, and a longer, usually sleeved tunic for women and girls. On formal occasions, adult male citizens could wear a woolen toga, draped over their tunic, and married citizen women wore a woolen mantle, known as a palla, over a stola, a simple, long-sleeved, voluminous garment that hung to ...
Feb 19, 2021 · Cosmetics, first used in ancient Rome for ritual purposes, were part of daily life for women, especially prostitutes and the wealthy. Some fashionable cosmetics, such as those imported from Germany, Gaul and China, were so expensive that the Lex Oppia tried to limit their use in 189 BCE.
Feb 25, 2021 · In ancient Rome, childbirth was the aim of a Roman marriage. Procreation was the prime duty and expectation of a woman. Childbirth also brought upon high risk to both the mother and child due to a greater chance of complications, which included infection, uterine hemorrhage, and the young age of the mothers.
5 days ago · How did the young, wealthy women of Ancient Rome spend their days? Meet Domitia and her sister Domitia and her sister Domitia and her sister Domitia. Ray Laurence sketches the domestic life of leisure that these young girls lived, despite little recorded information on women from this otherwise well-documented era.
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Feb 27, 2021 · While this isn’t a huge surprise, it’s worth mentioning that women of Ancient Rome were expected to stay home and work on raising a family. Some wealthy women were able to attempt to get an education, and others were even able to work for a business. Sadly, the majority of business work that women had to do was manage slaves.
Feb 23, 2021 · Roman funerary practices include the Ancient Romans' religious rituals concerning funerals, cremations, and burials.They were part of time-hallowed tradition (Latin: mos maiorum), the unwritten code from which Romans derived their social norms.
Feb 09, 2021 · Women in ancient Rome followed similar practices, believing long eyelashes indicated virtue. The first cosmetic mascara was invented in the Victorian era by Queen Victoria's perfumer Eugene Rimmel....