2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    May 24, 2022  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CL 329 - Women in Greece and Rome

(3.00 cr.)

An examination of the lives of and attitudes toward women in ancient Greece and Rome. Classic texts of ancient literature are read, masterpieces of art are viewed, and the sociology of ancient women is probed. Topics include the family; prostitution; women of the imperial family; Cleopatra; health, child bearing, and birth control; the source and psychology of Greek misogyny; jet-setters and women's liberation under the early Roman Empire; women and work; women in myth; women in early Christianity; the legacy of classical civilization for modern women. Same course as HS 329 .

Prerequisite: One HS100-level course.
Sessions Typically Offered: Fall/Spring
Years Typically Offered: Varies

Interdisciplinary Studies: IG/II

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