Famous Ancient Greek Women Facts

There were all types of famous ancient Greek women who will forever be a part of classic Greek history and mythology. Where Greek men were most admired for their strength and power, what Greek women were usually admired for was either their beauty or their wits. That all changed when the Peloponnesian War ended and women began working outside the home, in addition to caring for kids and tending to domestic duties. The following famous ancient Greek women facts shed light on some of Greece's most interesting and independent females and why their names are remembered today.

Three Famous Ancient Greek Women

Helen of Troy



List of Other Famous Ancient Greek Women