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Eros through the Ages: Love & Lust in the Greco-Roman World

Create a Rich Research Vocabulary

Finding a wide variety of sources requires having more than one set of search terms. Here are some ways to develop search terms.

  • pull them out of your syllabus, assigned readings, or go to bibliographies and encyclopedias -- okay, Google will work too.
  • write down some ideas that interest you about your assigned readings and class discussion
  • take these ideas and reduce them to basic concepts and synonymous/similar terms

(eros or cupid) and representation and art

aphrodite and greek sculpture

athlet* and eros

pandora and evil