We’re heading to the Roman Republic for two stories about women getting their day in court. Asking the gods to put a supernatural hit out on your illicit lover, that’s a-okay according to the Romans. But being a sugar baby? That’s against the law.
Featured image: Husband and wife on a funeral monument. (Image source)
- Summoned to the Roman Courts: Famous Trials from Antiquity
- Quintus Valerius Maximus – Of Memorable things.
- Plutarch, The Parallel Lives
- Roman Women
- Women as legal minors and their citizenship in Republican Rome
- A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, John Murray, London, 1875. – Judex
- A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, John Murray, London, 1875. – Appelatio
- Women and Gender in the Forum Romanum
- Money and government in the Roman empire
- The Position of Women in the Late Roman Republic