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Greek & Roman Sex & Gender

Updated: Jan 26, 2023


Ancient Greek Prostitutes and the Textile Industry in Attic Vase-Painting ca. 550–450 B.C.E.


Between Courtesan and Wife: Menander's "Perikeiromene" Konstan, David


Beyond Courtesans and Whores: Sex and Labor in the Greco-Roman World Project Muse Glazebrook, Allison


Contraception and Abortion in the Greco-Roman World Prioreschi, Plinio


Courtesans & Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens Davidson, James N.



“Courtesans” and “Whores”: Words and Behavior in Roman Streets Cohen, Elizabeth S.


Elite Citizen Women and the Origins of the Hetaira in Classical Athens

Project Muse Kennedy, Rebecca Futo


Envy, Poison, & Death: Women on Trial in Classical Athens Eldinow, Esther



Female Property Ownership and Status in Classical and Hellenistic Sparta


In the favour of Aphrodite: Sulla, Demetrius, Poliorcetes, and the Symbolic Value of the Hetaira Muller, Sabine


Laws Affecting Prostitution at Athens Cohen, Edward E



Lotores: Roman Bath-Attendants Brunn, Christopher


Lycoris Galli/Volumnia Cytheris: a Greek Courtesan in Rome Keith, Allison

University of Toronto


Man, Woman or Myth? Gender-bending in Lucian's Dialogues of the Courtesans


Masculinity, Appearance, and Sexuality: Dandies in Roman Antiquity Olson, Kelly


New Directions in the Study of Women in the Greco-Roman World

Book Abcona, Ronnie and Tsouvala, Georgia Eds.


Portrait Statues as Models for Gender Roles in Roman Society Davies, Glenys


Prostitution in the Ancient Greek World Kapparis, Konstantinos


Roman Women, Wise Women, and Witches Ripat, Pauline


“Rulers Ruled By Women” An Economic Analysis of the Rise and Fall of Women’s Rights in Ancient Sparta

Montana State University Fleck, Robert K.


The Economy of Prostitution in the Roman World: A Study of Social History & the Brothel

Book McGinn, Thomas AJ


The Female Prostitute in Ancient Rome: An Identity Ackerman, Neil

Orkney College of the Highlands and Islands


Women in Roman Forts: Residents, Visitors, or Barred From Entry Campbell, Duncan

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