Nicrate - a freed woman, brought 7 girls including Neaera who she hired out for prostitution
Neaera - worked as a prostitute in corinth until offered freedom by Timanoridas and Eucrates. She ran away from Phyrion after he beat her to Megra. She then met Stephanus who became her protector and took her children in , a daughter Phano and 2 sons. She later married Stephanus and is pimped by him . After a law suit she had to spend the same amount of day with Phyrion and Stephanus every month. Nursed Phrastor with daughter after he became ill
Xenoclides - a poet and one of Neaeras lovers
Hipparchus - an actor and one of Neaeras lovers
Against Neara continued ...
Timanoridas and Eucrates - Bought Neaera from Nicrate because she was charging to much and later offered Neaera subsidised freedom for her to leave corinth.
Phryrion - Paid towards Nearas freedom, led a reckless live with her but when he began to beat her she ran away. He took a law suit against Stephanus claiming he had stolen Neara from him, they came to an agreement to spend and equal amount of days with her a month
Stephanus - became Neaeras protector and later married her, took her children in and tried to pass them of as his. Began pimping Neaera and blackmailing her lovers. Later gave Phano to Phrastor to marry as an athenenian citizen. Took and taken to court by Phrastor for alimony and dowry they both came to an agreement. The gave Phano to the King of Archon on marriage.
Against Neara Continued ...
Prastor - married Phano believing she was and athenian citizen when he found her mother was Neara he chucked her out whilst pregant. He took/taken to court by Stephanus because he refusd to give the dowry or pay alimony, they both came to an agreement. He then fell ill and Neaera and Phano convinced him to take the child. But the phratry wouldn't accept the child as he had divorced Phano Phano - daughter of Neaera. She was given in marriage to Phrastor who later threw her out when she was pregnant. When Phrastor was ill she and her mother looked after him and persuaded him to take the child. She was later married to the King of Archon by Stephanus. She is thought to have worked as a prostitute. King of Archon - Married Phano
Cicero on Clodia
Cicero - a lawyer and friend of Caelius who he is defending. Cicero testified against Clodius who was acquited of having an affair with caesars wife.
Caelius - Friend of Cicero who is defending him and used to be taught by him. Rented and apartment from Clodius and was Clodias lover. Hes charged with political violence
Clodia - Sister of Clodius and Caeliuses lover. She says Caelius has stolen gold from her and tryed to poison her
Clodius - Brother of Clodia who rented an apartment to Caelius. Dislikes Cicero who testified against him when he was acquitted of having an affair with caesars wife.
Cicero on Clodia Continued ...
Gnaeus Domitius - Presided over the trial as Praetor
Caecus the Blind - and ancestor of Clodia who was an aristocrat that helped the lower classes. Cicero uses him to mock Clodia
Quintus Metellus - died suddenly possibly poisoned by Clodia
Calpurnina - Plinys wife
Calpurnia Hispulla - Calpurnias Aunt
Calpurnia Farbartus - Calpurnias Grandfather
Arria - Grandmother to fannia, she commits suicide when her husband is condemed to death famously saying 'Paetus it doesn't hurt'
Fannia - Granddaughter to Arria, she looks after and ill vestal virgin and then falls ill herself, and doesnt protect herself while husband is on trial
Minicia Marcella - She dies aged 14 while engaged to be marryed
Helvidius - was sentenced to death by domitian had 2 daughters (helvidiae) who died giving burth to daughters
Cloelia - a hostage of the Etruscans who escaped with other girls heroically. She was offered half the hostages by the Etruscan king
Etruscan King - offers Cloelia half the hostages for her heroic escape
Lucretia - she is ***** by Sextus Tarquinius and kills herself as she has lost her honour
Sextus Tarquinius - rapes Lucretia when he become enthatuated with her
Marcus Cato - Supports the Oppian Lawand believes women should not be involved in anything political
Lucius Valerius - believes the Oppian Law should be gotten rid of as women have done so much to help in the past they deserve it
Romulus - First king of Ancient rome (romulus and remus)
Sabines - Elry italic people had several wars with ancient rome
Cornelia - Mother of the Grachi Brothers and Sempronia, her husband Tiberius died saving her life when he killed the male snake. Depicted as the ideal roman woman (roman matron) looks after her chlildren and educates them well and never remarrys turning down the Ptolmey the king of egypt
Scipio Africanus - Cornelias Father who defeated hannibal at the battle of Zama
Tiberius - choses death in place of Cornelia by killing the male snake
King of Egypt (Ptolmey) - is turned down in marriage by Cornelia
Plutarch continued ...
Grachi Brothers - Tiberius and Gaius where the sons of Corneila and Tiberius. They both had succesful political careers with both being tribune at some point. They both died violent deaths
Sempronia - Cornelias daughter
Juvenal Women in General
Eppia - she leaves her husband, sister and children for Sergius a Gladiator with 'smelly discharge always dripping from his eye'
Messalina - wife of emperor claudius crept out of the house at night and took the name of Lycisa in a brothel. Talked about in other sources like 'Plinys Natural History'
Cornelia - has a 'snobs brow' because of all her excellence
Mother in Laws - she'll help your daughter have lovers, writing letters to seducers and tricks and bribes husbands spies 'dirty old lady to bring up a dirty little girl'
Oikos - Family
Paterfamilias - the eldest male ascendent
Epikleros - if there where no sons the inheritance went to the daughter to pass ot the grandsons
Phule - a tribe there where arond 10 during the 5th and 4th century
Phratry - sub-division of a Phule and granted citizenship to children if the deemed them legitamate
Deme - geogrphical sub-division of attica you had to be a citizen to be a member
Demesmen - men belonging to the Deme
Terms Continued ...
Thesmophoria - women only festival in honour of Demeter and Persephone
Demeter and Persephone - Goddess of agriculture and fertility the Thesmophoria is hed in honour of them
Citizenship Law - 451 bc both parents had to be athernian for there child to become a citizen