Clytemnestra pleads with her son to spare her after she killed his father. Paestan Red-Figure Neck Amphora, about 340 B.C., attributed as close to Asteas. Gift of Stanley Silverman. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Women’s Fault? Family Dysfunction from Classical Greece to Suburban America


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Explore "What's wrong with women?" with Louis Fantasia of the Shakespeare Center of L.A. and educator and archaeologist Shelby Brown. Ancient Greek tragedies and art depicting famous myths reflect negative tropes of women that have endured for millennia. Examine ancient images and analyze examples of "problem" women through time in the classroom, then tour the galleries to learn more. Course fee $25 (includes refreshments). Complimentary parking.

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