Aspasia was born in Greece in the fifth century BC. She and Pericles, the great general and politician, fell deeply in love. By Yvonne Korshak What else is known about her? Not a lot. And yet she was famous in her...
Sex work in ancient Greece was performed by the hetairai, and those who worked their whole lives (until they were of no further use) in brothels. Other sex workers were sold into the role as children. By Marguerite Johnson When the...