LiteratureLIT 167A The Body in Antiquity

Focuses on the political, historical, and ontological construction of the body in ancient Greek culture. Literary, historical, philosophical, and medical texts (Homer, Herodotus, Plato, Aristotle, Hippocrates) as well as visual media (vase painting, sculpture) are studied. Critical approach designations: Media, Power and Subjectivities. Distribution requirement: Pre-1750.