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Sexuality in greek and roman culture

Author: Marilyn B Skinner
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. ©2014
Series: Ancient cultures (Malden, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2013018151
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn B Skinner
ISBN: 9781118610817 1118610814
OCLC Number: 1058677611
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 425 pages) : illustrations
Contents: List of illustrations and maps --
Preface to the first edition --
Preface to the second edition --
Acknowledgments --
Abbreviations --
Chronological charts --
Maps --
Introduction: why ancient sexuality? : issues and approaches --
The Homeric age : epic sexuality --
The archaic age : symposium and initiation --
Late archaic athens : more than meets the eye --
Classical Athens : the politics of sex --
The early hellenistic period : turning inwards --
The later hellenistic period : the feminine mystique --
Early Rome : a tale of three cultures --
Republican and Augustan Rome : the soft embrace of Venus --
Elites in the empire : self and others --
The imperial populace : toward salvation? --
Afterword: the use of antiquity --
Glossary of terms --
Index.
Series Title: Ancient cultures (Malden, Mass.)
Responsibility: Marilyn B. Skinner.
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