The Failed #MeToo Moment That Shows Just How Horrible Being An Ancient Roman Actress Could Be

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When an actress in ancient Rome was brutally gang-raped by a group of young men who’d come to see her show, she started a very public battle for justice. The story of her fight and her failure is usually nothing more than a footnote in the history of important men. But it reveals a dark side to what it meant to be a woman 2,000 years ago.

[Read the full article at Ancient Origins.]

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