According to Plato's "Symposium," Socrates learned about Eros from a woman named Diotima. The visitor to this site can learn about this and other topics related to the ancient world. The focus is on women and gender issues among Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and other ancient cultures. While scholarly, Diotima has much for the nonspecialist: a bibliography and links to full-text articles, databases, images, and other sites. Searchable.