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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.

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
<hr/ > Jorge Bravo
Boys, Herms, and the Objectification of Desire on Athenian Sympotic Vases [Abstract][Full text]

Nikos Litinas
The Maculate Muse. A source of sexual arousal in fourth-century AD Alexandria (Palladas, AP 9.395) [Abstract][Full text]

Anne Bielman
Stéréotypes et réalités du pouvoir politique féminin : la guerre civile en Égypte entre 132 et 124 av. J.-C.1 [Abstract][Full text]

Jacqueline Fabre-Serris
Sulpicia, Gallus et les élégiaques. Propositions de lecture de l’épigramme 3.13 [Abstract][Full text]

Lewis Webb
Gendering the Roman imago [Abstract][Full text]

Anthony Corbeill
A New Painting of Calypso in Pliny the Elder [Abstract][Full text]

Bettina Bergmann
The Lineup: Passion, Transgression, and Mythical Women in Roman Painting [Abstract][Full text]

Yasmina Foehr-Janssens
Le lait de la colère : la nourrice criminelle dans la dramaturgie des récits de guerre civile (De la Guerre des Juifs aux Tragiques) [Abstract][Full text]