Greek and Roman Sexualities: A Sourcebook
A&C Black, 6 sep. 2012 - 320 páginas
Since the publication of Foucault's History of Sexuality the volume of Classical scholarship on gender, sexuality and the body has steadily increased in tandem with the expansion of these topics in other areas of the Humanities. This volume will provide readers with a substantial selection of primary sources documenting sexualities, sexual behaviors, and perceptions of sex, sexuality, gender, and the body among people in the ancient Greco-Roman world. The coverage will begin with Homer in the eighth century BCE and will focus most heavily on Classical Greece and Rome from the Republic to the early Empire, though sources reflecting societal changes in later antiquity and a selection of Jewish and Christian readings will also be included. Authors will include Hippocrates, Plato, Aristotle, Galen, Ovid and Plutarch, with each chapter including one or two substantial 'focal' readings. The materials will include poetry, history, oratory, medical and philosophical writings, letters, and inscriptions, both public and private.
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Their Nature and Effects
Anxiety Suspicion and Blame
Pederasty and Male Homoerotic Relations
Female Hornosocial and Homoerotic Relations
Philosophical and Medical Models of the Body and Sexuality
Virginity Chastity and Modesty
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