This guide is designed for the Fall 2020 class which covers A survey of the construction of gender, sexuality, and their relation to and expression in the societies of ancient Greece and Rome. Gender roles, marriage, social problems concerning sex and vir
The study of gender and sexuality can cross many disciplines and time periods. For this guide the emphasis will be placed on pointing towards resources that examine gender and sexuality within the societies of ancient Greece and Rome. These have often been referred to the Classical World.
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Citing Your Sources: MLA Preferred
MLA HandbookMLA Handbook Plus is our online MLA citation resource and includes the 9th edition of the handbook. An expanding resource, it will soon host additional material, including other MLA guides and instructor resources.
MLA Formatting and Style Guide (OWL)OWL, Purdue University's Online Writing Lab, has created an online overview to help writers cite sources using MLA style, including the list of works cited and in-text citations.
(Please note: There is a citation generator on this site that is not free or recommended. See the list of recommended citation generators on our guide to Style Guides and Manuals.)
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APA style & citationsThis ebook provides in-depth guidance on the American Psychological Association's standards on style, citations, formatting, footnotes, and more. In Wiley's For Dummies series.
Diotíma (v. 3.0), a resource for information on women, gender, sex, sexualities, race, ethnicity, class, status, masculinity, enslavement, disability, and the intersections among them in the ancient Mediterranean world.
Why Diotíma? She’s the sage who taught Socrates the “philosophy of love” in Plato’s Symposium. She’s probably not real. Why docta femina in the site’s address? She’s the educated woman audience of the Roman elegists. She’s not real either. But hopefully through the materials on the site, you can find information about real ancient Greeks and Romans for your research, teaching, and personal interest.
A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Finding Images of Gender Roles and Sexuality
Below are some options for finding information on or images of art created within the societies of ancient Greece and Rome or depicting how those societies appeared to later generations. Images can often capture what a society values are and how they treat the roles of men and women in their societies.
Oxford Art Online provides online full-text access to two major art reference works: the Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Our Oxford Art Online subscription offers access to the Grove Dictionary of Art, the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia ("Grove Art"). It provides global coverage of visual culture from ancient to contemporary times, described in encyclopedia-style entries that are written and vetted by expert scholars. (Please note our subscription allows 3 simultaneous users across any location. To help other researchers, please close the browser when you are finished using this database.)
Multi-disciplinary full-text database with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Indexes and abstracts more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.
Published by the Société Internationale de Bibliographie Classique, L'Annee Philologique is a bibliographic database of scholarly works relating to all aspects of Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations. Includes all volumes of the annual index, beginning with Volume I published in 1928.