ANCIENT 316

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 316: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points at Stage II in Classical Studies, Ancient History, Classical Studies and Ancient History, Gender Studies, Greek, or Latin

Restrictions

ANCIENT 216, CLASSICS 216, 316