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Where are all the Women?
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Statue of Roman historian, Tacitus

Roman historian Tacitus is generally well-regarded by modern historians, and his work influences our understanding of history today. Tacitus, and Roman culture in general, was heavily patriarchal, with women having fewer rights than their male counterparts, although wealthy women from high class families could sometimes transcend these cultural norms (but could not hold power). In Britain at the time of the Roman invasion, men and women were equal, and women could hold power.

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