Sex and Gender in Antiquity

CLCV 240
CLCV 240 Poster

Credit: 3 Hours

Understanding of the place of women in ancient societies can be gained through the examination of the ways in which the ancients conceptualized sex and gender. The myths, religion, art and literature of Egypt, Greece, Rome and the Near East contain a wide array of representations of men and women, of their emotions, as well as of their social, legal and political status and relations.

Fulfills General Education Literature and the Arts and Cultural Studies - US Minority requirements.