What the Ancient Greeks tell us about sexuality - EXPeditions

What the Ancient Greeks tell us about sexuality

by Simon Goldhill
  • Key point 1
    Studying ancient Greece helps us rethink our understanding of desire, the body and gender.
  • Key point 2
    In antiquity, the sexual object is rarely a defining characteristic: how you sleep with someone is as important as who you sleep with.
  • Key point 3
    Many feminist thinkers have used Ancient Greece to explore gender.