True Stories and Tall Tales from the Ancient World


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  • Hustlers, Harlots, Heroines: The Elite Courtesans Who Ruled Classical Athens

    In our last few episodes on sex workers in ancient Greece, we tried to paint a picture of a group of women, in some cases, with more freedom and independence than most in the ancient Greek world could dream of. But that freedom came at a price.

    Now, we’re going to tell you about the lives of some of ancient Greece’s most famous courtesans.

    Get the show notes here.