Sexuality in Greek and Roman culture (Buch, 2006) [Macalester College]
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Sexuality in Greek and Roman culture

Sexuality in Greek and Roman culture

Autor: Marilyn B Skinner
Verlag: Malden : Blackwell Publishing, 2006.
Serien: Ancient Cultures.
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Presents a comprehensive survey of ancient Greek and Roman sexuality. This title covers a range of subjects, including Greek pederasty and the symposium, ancient prostitution, representations of  Weiterlesen…

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Dokumenttyp Buch
Alle Autoren: Marilyn B Skinner
ISBN: 9780631232339 0631232338 9780631232346 0631232346
OCLC-Nummer: 751105653
Beschreibung: XXVI, [4], 343 s. : il. ; 27 cm.
Inhalt: Illustrations and Maps.Preface.Acknowledgments.Abbreviations.Chronological Chart.Introduction: Why Ancient Sexuality? Issues and Approaches.Thinking about Sex.Sex Changes.Essentialism vs. Constructionism.The Language and Ethos of Boy-Love.Foul Mouths.Conclusion.1 The Homeric Age: Epic Sexuality.The Golden Goddess.Dynamics of Desire.The Baneful Race of Women.Love under Siege.The Beguilement of Zeus.Alternatives to Penelope.Achilles in the Closet?.Conclusion.2 The Archaic Age: Symposium and Initiation.When the Cups Are Placed.Fields of Erotic Dreams.Singing as a Man...and Singing as a Woman.Boys into Men.Girls into Women.Conclusion.3 Late Archaic Athens: More Than Meets the Eye.Out of Etruria.Lines of Sight.Flirtation at the Gym.Party Girls.In the Boudoir.Bride of Quietness.Conclusion.4 Classical Athens: The Politics of Sex.More Equal Than Others.Pederasty and Class.Interview with the Kinaidos.In the Grandest Families.What the Neighbors Might Think.His and Hers [or His].Conclusion.5 The Hellenistic Period I: Turning Inwards.Hippocrates' Woman Becomes a Man.From Croton to Crete.Safe Sex.Athenian Idol.Conclusion.6 The Hellenistic Period II: The Feminine Mystique.Disrobing Aphrodite.Love among the Pyramids.To Colchis and Back.Desiring Women - and Their Detractors.Conclusion.7 Republican and Augustan Rome I: Noble Romans and Degenerate Greeks.The Pecking Order.Imported Vices.Bringing Women under Control.Butchery for Fun.Conclusion.8 Republican and Augustan Rome II: The Soft Embrace of Venus.Only Joking.Young Men (?) in Love.Going Too Far.Mother of All Empires.Conclusion.9 Imperial Rome I: Desire under Pressure.Risky Business.Boys Named Sue.Them.Conclusion.10 Imperial Rome II: On the Margins of Empire.In the Eye of the Beholder.The Silence of the Grave.Greek Love under Rome.Toward Salvation?.Conclusion.Afterword: The Use of Antiquity.Notes.Bibliography.Index
Serientitel: Ancient Cultures.
Verfasserangabe: Marilyn B. Skinner.
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