The Body in Antiquity

Course Level 3: Advanced

Estimated Study Time: 5-6 hours

This course will introduce you to the concept of the body in Greek and Roman civilization. In recent years, the body has become a steadily growing field in historical scholarship, and Classical Studies is no exception. It is an aspect of the ancient world that can be explored through a whole host of different types of evidence: art, literature and archaeological artifacts to name but a few. The way that people fulfill their basic bodily needs and engage in their daily activities is embedded in the social world around them. The body is a subject that can reveal fascinating aspects of both Greek and Roman culture it will help you to better understand the diversity of ancient civilization.

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