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The Daily Lives of Ancient Greeks and Romans How are the lives of women revealed in works of Greek and Roman art? Identify details that depict characteristics of women's forms, dress, ornamentation and activities. Based on the illustrations in this chapter, how are these figures presented and for what purpose? Are their features idealized or treated with realism? Can we infer social positions or cultural values through these depictions? You can also visit sites like (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and visit the portion called "Daily Life." Read about "Women's Life" and "Men's Life" and contrast the two. What are their differences? In Greek art, the women were portrayed as goddesses and in their societal roles. The goddesses such as Athena, Nike, or Amazon warriors fighting against Greek soldiers were depicted. When mortal women were depicted in Greek art, they were shown in their societal roles. For example, the hydria called

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