In ancient rome and ancient china men and women were expected to hold to the same standards of their social classes women were to always have a nice appearance and be very lady like while in public (5) the women in rome wore makeup and jewelry and their hair was always fixed.
Rome/greece: women could own business (especially widows) india: needed large dowry and no remarriage for widows china: arranged marriages though widows were permitted to remarry.
Though most rulers in the ancient (and classical) world were men, some women wielded power and influence some ruled in their own name, some influenced their world as royal consorts here are some of the most powerful women in the ancient world, listed alphabetically below. Women of ancient rome & china 805 words mar 24th, 2010 4 pages the empires of rome and china were very great ones, they both had many similarities and differences in the way they ran their empires.
Status of women in chinese society women in chinese society occupied a low and degraded status they were customarily assigned the most despised and least important jobs and positions the male child was looked upon as a gift from the gods, and treated accordingly woman in roman society.