GRS 355

Love, Sex, and the Body in the Ancient World

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Explores the sex-gender systems of the Greek and Roman worlds, drawing upon a range of material and textual evidence - from erotic vase paintings to legal texts and romantic novels. Topics may include: constructions of gender and sexuality, gender and sexual identities, sexual customs and ethics, marriage, prostitution and sex slavery, constructions of the male and female body, intersex and transgender persons.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of GRS 355, GRS 326A (if taken as section A01 in Jan-Apr 2017).


Undergraduate course in Greek and Roman Studies offered by the Department of Greek and Roman Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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