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The increased attention accorded to concepts of sex and gender developed by work in gender studies has powerfully transformed research in to the ancient Mediterranean past, opening up a new extremely fruitful field of cultural and social analysis. Inasmuch as many ideas and values responsible for shaping the construction of identities in later western societies originate in antiquity, applying gendered theoretical perspectives to the texts and artifacts surviving from the ancient world antiquity offers particular benefits. Inquiries conducted into the relations among men, between men and women, among women, and on modes of constructing what qualifies as “feminine” and “masculine” have brought a new illumination to the distinctive ways that ancient societies and cultures functioned, an illumination also of major relevance for research on the reception of antiquity in western cultures.
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Journal Eugesta – ISSN 2265-8777

  • Eugesta has been approved for inclusion in ERIH PLUS,  the European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences.
    The ERIH PLUS listing of the journal is available here.
  • ANVUR’ s scientific assessment (Agenzia Nationale di Valutazione del Sistema Universitario e della Ricerca) in March 2017: Eugesta has been classified « A » in the ‘Area 10 – Settore concorsuale 10D/2, D/3, D/4
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Latest edition
2016

Véronique Dasen
L’ars medica au féminin [Abstract][Full text]

Serena S. Witzke
Gendered Differences in the Recognition Plot: Menander’s Sikyonioi [Abstract][Full text]

Maurizio Bettini
Per una “biologie sauvage” dei Romani. Prime proposte [Abstract][Full text]

Sharon L. James
Fallite Fallentes: Rape and Intertextuality in Terence’s Eunuchus and Ovid’s Ars amatoria [Abstract][Full text]

Carole E. Newlands
Trilingual Love on the Bay of Naples: Philodemus AP 5. 132 and Ovidian elegy [Abstract][Full text]

Lien Foubert
Crowded and emptied houses as status markers of aristocratic women in Rome: the literary commonplace of the domus frequentata [Abstract][Full text]

Emily Hauser
Optima tu proprii nominis auctor: The semantics of female authorship in ancient Rome, from Sulpicia to Proba [Abstract][Full text]

Ilse Hilbold, Laura Simon, Thomas Späth
Die Fäden der Altertumswissenschaften in einer Hand: Mademoiselle Ernst und die Antike im 20. Jahrhundert [Abstract][Full text]