Medea, especially, is a character worthy of note in this regard; her tumultuous life can be plotted accurately along a path of aggression and passionate fits, and her bloody history lends tension and ascendance to the cathartic events of the gripping Medea On how scholars have used the term, There are also curses that seem to have a political motivation, which is apparent from the identity of their targets.
Throughout the play, women play a unique role in that they are presented as people who are involved with politics and were people who made decisions It is titled Lysistrata, and is a comedy based on our current status of war. On the other hand, in Aristophanes' Lysistrata, the protagonist Lysistrata plotted to convince and organize the female gender to protest against the stubbornness of men.
This was two years after the Athenian defeat against Sparta in the Sicilian expedition, after a year long Peloponnesion war between Athens and Sparta.
Greek women want to preserve the traditional way of life in their community.
Through the works of the Greek playwright Aristophanes and the Roman historian Livy, the subservient role of women and ultimate powerlessness in ancient male dominated societies can clearly be observed She assures the suitors that she will remarry as soon as she finishes the burial shroud for her husband, which she has no intention of finishing until her husband returns