History Is Sexy

History is Sexy is a podcast presented by historian Dr Emma Southon and writer Janina Matthewson answering listener questions about history. What did the Romans do for us? Where did marrying for love come from? What was world war one all about? Find your answers, with added jokes, here. Produced and edited by Oliver Kealey. Theme music by Ketsa.




Episode #34 - Was It Better To Be A Hetaera Than A Wife In Ancient Athens?

We're back! This week, Emma and Janina take a look at the lives of women in ancient Athens. Was it really better to be a hetaera (courtesan) than a wife?


 2019-06-27  58m