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Sexuality in Greek and Roman culture

Author: Marilyn B Skinner
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2005.
Series: Ancient cultures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 behavior. Introduces readers to the bitter theoretical debates that have been fought about gender and sexuality in the classical world. The material is ordered chronologically. Draws parallels between ancient sexual ideology and
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn B Skinner
ISBN: 0631232338 9780631232339 0631232346 9780631232346
OCLC Number: 907613795
Description: XXVI, 343 p. : ill., krt. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Ancient cultures.
Responsibility: Marilyn B. Skinner.

Abstract:

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 behavior. Introduces readers to the bitter theoretical debates that have been fought about gender and sexuality in the classical world. The material is ordered chronologically. Draws parallels between ancient sexual ideology and contemporary culture. Draws on literary, artistic and archaeological sources, as well as secondary scholarly sources. Theoretically sophisticated and skillfully argued, yet accessible.

Survey of ancient Greek and Roman sexuality. This publication 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 behavior. It introduces readers to the theoretical debates that have been fought about gender and sexuality in the classical world. Parallels are drawn between ancient sexual ideology and contemporary culture. Used sources are not only literary, but also artistic and archaeological, as well as secondary scholarly. The material is ordered chronologically.

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