Sex, Love and Gender in the Ancient World

15 points

Not offered 2024, offered in 2016, 2018, 2020, 2022, 2023

For further information see Humanities


This course investigates ancient attitudes towards sex, conceptualisations of love and the construction of gender through analyses of mythic, literary and artistic representations of men and women, and their interactions. The investigation will be accompanied by reflections on the impact of Graeco-Roman perceptions of sex, love and gender on Western views in terms of changes and continuities.


Any 15 points at 100 level from CLAS, or
any 60 points at 100 level from the Schedule V of the BA.

Recommended Preparation

Any first year Arts Courses