Fearless She Wrote
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Fearless She Wrote

Meet Xanthippe, the Insufferable Wife of Socrates

How women have had their personal narratives manipulated throughout history

ancient Greek statue of a woman’s face in profile
Image by NIKOS ABLIANITIS from Pixabay

“The female is as it were a deformed male”

— Aristotle

I first came across Xanthippe when I was searching for words that were synonymous with “shrew” or “nag.”…

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Meredith Kirby

Meredith Kirby

Website: meredithkirby.com | Other Blog: https://notphilosophy.substack.com

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