Join Meredith and Frank as they discuss how women in ancient Pompeii built their own business empires, despite cultural and legal biases against them.
Links and Additional Content:
Explore Pompeii using the Google Cultural Institute site. This is a really fun site to play with.
Business Women in Pompeii via Ancient History and Archaeology
Current Issues in Women’s History published by the International Conference on Women’s History (discusses Faustilla)
Pompeii in Pictures, including images of where tablets were found that documented the transactions between Poppaea Note, and Dicidia Margaris.
Another Pompeii in Pictures site, showing the tomb of Naevoleia Tyche and C. Munatius Faustus.