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As Spartan women bade farewell to their male loved ones going off to battle, they would say "return with your shield, or on it."

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from Kelly Barnhill

Butt-Kicking Princesses in History: Arachidamia of Sparta

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Six Too Love - Chapter 35 Truth Is...

Except this statement is wrong. The veil that Middle Eastern wear, for example, is from Sumer. Blame the onset of Agriculture. Women had to stay home and care for children while Men could go out and do politics. Over time, a great divide occurs. There are some cultures that did not follow the patriarchal system as seen in Mongols or Vikings, and even Spartan women had many rights in comparison to Athens Women. -Moon Water-

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