Women, throughout history, have been subject to abuse, harassment, discrimination … and the journey is still long.
However, history tells us precisely than in past centuries, our ancestors have fought in search of emancipation.
If you will come to Rome, the Colosseum will be definitely one of your goals and, admiring this masterpiece, you will try to imagine how many fights and battles were fought precisely in that arena!
Just here, even the Roman women were performing as gladiators. The women fought as gladiators men, and also competed in athletic competitions!
A famous misogyny Orator of ancient Rome, Giovenale, in his satire, dated around 100 AD, made fun of women devoted to the legal profession, or who were passionate about domestic and foreign politics.
All these testimonies of the past, help us to understand that history surely teaches, but it is up to us grow in the right direction.
P.s: The SESTERZI, were one of the coins in use in the Roman Empire, around 117 AD.