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Influence of ancient mesopotamian women to the three Abrahamic religions

Women roles in Mesopotamia and their effects on other religions

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The Role of Women

Teachers and students are invited to examine artifacts from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and use the teacher-developed questions to drive individual research or classroom discussions.

Women in Mesopotamian Society

The role of women in Mesopotamian society, as in most cultures throughout time, was primarily that of wife, mother and housekeeper. Girls, for example, did not attend the schools run by priests or scribes unless they were royalty. Girls stayed home and learned the household tasks they would perform when they grew up and married.

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World History in Context

A Brief History of the Veil in Islam

Investigate the history of Muslim women wearing head coverings, and consider how the veil became a political symbol.

Many Jewish and Christian Women Also Wear the Veil

Similarities of the veil in all Abrahamic religions