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CLAS 2244 Women in the Greek Cultural Spectrum (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

The course will explore the status of women as seen by such authors as Homer, Hesiod, Semonides, Sappho and Plato as well as some playwrights and contemporary Greek writers. A wide range of topics will be discussed from the above selected readings. There will be a focus on roles and relationships between gods and goddesses, husbands and wives, mothers (parents) and children as part of the societal structure.


Instructor(s): Maria Kakavas

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13