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Sexuality in greek and roman culture

Author: Marilyn B Skinner
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, ©2014.
Series: Ancient cultures.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView 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 cultures of ancient Greece and Rome. Covers a wide range of subjects, including Greek pederasty and the symposium, ancient prostitution, representations of women in Greece and Rome, and the public regulation of sexual  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Textbooks
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn B Skinner
OCLC Number: 857078268
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 426 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 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?
Series Title: Ancient cultures.
Responsibility: Marilyn B. Skinner.

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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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