Jun 30, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog, Volume 80
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CLSS - 210. Women in Antiquity


3 credit(s)
A study, using a variety of methods and differing kinds of material including tragedies, comedies, lyric poetry, historical writings, lawcourt speeches, funeral stele, vase and fresco paintings, sculpture, medical treatises, etc., to recover as clear a reflection of the feminine voice from the Greco-Roman past as possible and to understand not only the role or position of women in antiquity, but the very meaning of “woman” for the ancients. Among the works by women writers that are extant we may include the poets Sappho, Corinna, Erinna, Nossis, and Sulpicia; early Hellenistic treatises attributed to Pythagorean women; private correspondence; Egeria’s 5th-cent. C.E. travel diary.

Equivalent: (Same as WSTU-200)
Attribute: (ATTR: ARTS, CAH, CFJ, WSTU)



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