This article analyses the specific contribution of Gender Studies and their underlying epistemology to the study of Greek texts. The first part of the paper is dedicated to the clarification of the origin, the use and the definition of ‘gender’. Gender Studies approach is than analysed in relation to social history, rituals and myth, literary texts, biology, medicine and sexuality, botany and practices of magic, philosophy, art and archaeology. In conclusions, if ideology is abandoned, gender can still be a valid heuristic tool in reconstructing of Greek society.

ANDO', V. (2012). Ancient Greece and Gender Studies. In Paula Olmos (a cura di), Greek Science in the Long Run: Essays on the Greek Scientific Tradition (4th. c. BCE-17th c. CE) (pp. 27-52). Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Ancient Greece and Gender Studies

ANDO', Valeria
2012

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This article analyses the specific contribution of Gender Studies and their underlying epistemology to the study of Greek texts. The first part of the paper is dedicated to the clarification of the origin, the use and the definition of ‘gender’. Gender Studies approach is than analysed in relation to social history, rituals and myth, literary texts, biology, medicine and sexuality, botany and practices of magic, philosophy, art and archaeology. In conclusions, if ideology is abandoned, gender can still be a valid heuristic tool in reconstructing of Greek society.
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ANDO', V. (2012). Ancient Greece and Gender Studies. In Paula Olmos (a cura di), Greek Science in the Long Run: Essays on the Greek Scientific Tradition (4th. c. BCE-17th c. CE) (pp. 27-52). Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
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