Women’s role in Greek antiquity
The advent of new technologies allows for accurate processing of data facilitating a deeper study of the history and culture of South Italy between 8th and 3rd centuries BCE. The EU-funded FEMINICON project will investigate Magna Grecia’s feminine iconography. It will review a widely misrepresented image of women’s role in Greek antiquity. New digital technologies will be used to explore different forms of feminine representations in Greek and indigenous funerary iconography from South Italy as well as their influence on the Illyrian coast. It will establish a database for iconographic studies in Magna Grecia and coastal Illyria, study the iconographic patterns networks, identify the forms of feminine iconography, its clients and producers and organise online and physical exhibitions in Taranto and Paestum museums.
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