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    Greek and Roman Sexualities: a Sourcebook (Continuum Sources in Ancient History) (Paperback) By (author) Jennifer Larson

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    DescriptionSince 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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    Greek and Roman Sexualities: a Sourcebook
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    By (author) Jennifer Larson
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 320
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 558 g
    ISBN 13: 9781441196859
    ISBN 10: 1441196854

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    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Continuum Publishing Corporation
    Imprint name
    Continuum Publishing Corporation
    Publication date
    08 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Jennifer Larson is Professor of Classics at Kent State University, Ohio. Her publications include Ancient Greek Cults (2007) and Greek Nymphs: Myth, cult, lore (2001)
    Table of contents
    Introduction; 1. Sexuality and the Gods; 2. Deities of Desire: Their Nature and Effects; 3. Anxiety, Suspicion and Blame; 4. Pederasty and Male Homoerotic Relations; 5. Female Homosocial and Homoerotic Relations; 6. Philosophical and Medical Models of Sexuality; 7. Virginity, Chastity and Modesty; 8. Marital Sexuality; 9. Transgression and Deviance; 10. Prostitution; Bibliography; Index of Sources; General Index.