Though women who were born free in Rome were considered citizens, their official roles were limited. Though they could not vote or hold a political position, they were allowed to become priestesses, and held important roles within the family unit. Though gender was a significant factor in determining an individual’s power, wealth and social standing were also important, and a woman of a wealthy family or noble house could exert in the political sphere by operating behind the scenes, discussing matters with her husband or family.
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