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Monday, May 21, 2018

075 - Pregnancy, Abortion, and Divorce



In this episode, we discuss the medical and philosophical writings on women’s bodies, particularly the Hippocratic Corpus and Aristotle, on the topics of menstruation, pregnancy, and the “wandering womb”; the various methods and techniques for contraception, abortion, and exposure; the legal procedure for divorces (usually due to childlessness and adultery); and the ways in which adulterers were punished in ancient Greece



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Recommended Podcast Episodes:
***The Exploress Podcast - It’s All Greek to Me: A Lady’s Life in Ancient Greece


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