Record Number : 88711 of 13452

Title : Diotima : materials for the study of women and gender in the ancient world

Description :
The website Diotima: materials for the study of women and gender in the ancient world has been constructed by the Stoa Consortium for Electronic Publication in the Humanities. The resource is called Diotima after a woman praised for her wisdom by Socrates in Plato's Symposium. Resources are concentrated in the field of women in classical antiquity, especially in ancient Greece. There is also information relating to women in the context of Biblical studies, including New Testament Christianity, early Church history and the medieval period. The site offers links to online texts, essays and criticism, bibliographical material and links to image-based resources, including paintings, archaeological images and costume sketches.

URL : http://www.stoa.org/diotima/

Uncontrolled Keywords : ancient Mediterranean; gender studies; women in antiquity;

Controlled Keywords : Christianity; history of religion; Church history; women's movement;

Language : eng;

Period : 750 - 1 BCE; 1 BCE - 500 CE

Geographic Name : Mediterranean Region

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