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Domestic Life Among the Nephites
TitleDomestic Life Among the Nephites
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1918
Secondary AuthorsGates, Susa Young
MagazineRelief Society Magazine
Issue Number2
Date PublishedFebruary 1918
KeywordsDomestic Life; Housing; Womenhood

Nephite women were descendants of Hebrew women, who had to adapt to a semi-tropical climate. The architecture of their homes was perhaps related to the Hebrew custom of hollow squares, flat roofs, and a courtyard in the center. While home life was simple and pleasant, the women were industrious.