ANCIENT 216

Sex and Power in Greece and Rome


Description

Many Greek and Roman literary works and historical sources deal with sex and power. This course will explore a range of ancient literary representations of women, men, femininity, masculinity, sexual practices and sexual prejudices. Students will study how ancient authors were influenced by the socio-political context and the constraints of different literary genres. All texts will be read in translation.

Availability 2022

Not taught in 2022

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

ANCIENT 216: 15 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage I in Ancient History, Classical Studies, Classical Studies and Ancient History, Gender Studies, or GREEK 101 or LATIN 101, and 30 points passed

Restrictions

ANCIENT 316, CLASSICS 216, 316