History 1, 3, 4, and 11
Name, class, and meeting time: _
Primary Source Document Analysis Worksheet
Primary source: _
1. Where and when was the document created? What is the main idea being
communicated by this document?
2. Who was the author, an
Aristophanes: Chorus of The Women, from The Poet and the Women, c. 420 BCE
Aristophanes, c. 446 c. 386 BCE, was a playwright and social commentator in Athens.
He wrote forty plays, of which eleven survive in nearly complete form. Considered the
2.Roles of Women- How do we see the roles of women changing and shifting in the art of this unit? What evidence is there that complicated our understanding
of gender roles within ancient civilizations? Pick 3-5 objects from different chapters and discuss.