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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 2018: Eugesta has been classified “A” in all sectors of the Area 10D.
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Latest edition

Annette Harder
Sons and fathers in the catalogue of Argonauts in Apollonius Argonautica 1.23-233 [Abstract][Full text]

Katherine R. de Boer
Blaming Helen: Vergil’s Deiphobus and the Tradition of Dead Men Talking [Abstract][Full text]

Francesco Maria Silla
‘Affetti’ e diritto. La libertà della nutrice [Abstract][Full text]

Tommaso Gazzarri
Cinaedus Galbinatus: Cultural Perception of the Color “Green” and its Gender Association with Pathici in Rome [Abstract][Full text]

Ida Gilda Mastrorosa
Forme e spazi di autonomia femminile nella Gallia meridionale di età imperiale [Abstract][Full text]

Brooke Holmes
Let go of Laqueur: Towards New Histories of the Sexed Body [Abstract][Full text]

Walter D. Penrose  Jr.
The Unwanted Gaze? Feminism and the Reception of the Amazons in Wonder Woman [Abstract][Full text]