10 Curious Facts About Ancient Women in History That Teachers Don’t Mention
3. Greek women had the right to divorce.
Although women in ancient Greece were not considered as citizens and their rights and freedoms were harshly limited, the divorce procedure was quite fair. If a woman wanted to get divorced from her husband, she just needed a male representative to make the deal in her name. However, if a man wanted a divorce, all he had to do was throw his wife out of his house.