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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:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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This agenda-setting text has been fully revised in its second edition, with coverage extended into the Christian era. It remains the most comprehensive and engaging introduction to the sexual  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn B Skinner
ISBN: 9781444349863 1444349864 1118610814 9781118610817
OCLC Number: 842337721
Description: xxxi, 425 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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.
Series Title: Ancient cultures (Malden, Mass.)
Responsibility: Marilyn B. Skinner.
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