History 257. Women in Classical Antiquity.

Examination of the social roles and experiences of women in ancient Greece and Rome using archaeological and textual evidence. Topics include stages of life, women’s occupations, women’s experiences in the household, religion, and public settings, women and the law, and women and medicine. Particular consideration of the challenges presented by the ancient evidence and of the distinction between ideological views and actual lived experiences.

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  • Credit:3
  • Term:Fall

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