A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities by Thomas K. Hubbard

By Thomas K. Hubbard

A better half to Greek and Roman Sexualities provides a complete number of unique essays with regards to features of gender and sexuality within the classical world.

  • Views a number of the practices and discursive contexts of sexuality systematically and holistically
  • Discusses Greece and Rome in each one bankruptcy, with sensitivity to the continuities and adjustments among the 2 classical civilizations
  • Addresses the classical impression at the figuring out of later a while and religion
  • Covers creative and literary genres, quite a few social environments of sexual behavior, and the technical disciplines of drugs, magic, physiognomy, and dream interpretation
  • Features contributions from greater than forty most sensible overseas scholars

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Hubbard currently holds the Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professorship in the Humanities at the University of Texas, Austin. He writes extensively on Greek and Roman literature and sexuality. In addition to books on Pindar, Aristophanes, and the bucolic tradition in European poetry, he has edited Greek Love Reconsidered (2000) and Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents (2003). His current research examines the human rights of sexual minorities. James Jope is an independent scholar.

Annales Hist. Historiae TAPA Transactions of the American Philological Association Tert. Tertullian Ad nat. Ad nationes De exhort. cast. De exhortatione castitatis (Exhortation to Chastity) Fuga De fuga in persecutione TGF Tragicorum Graecorum fragmenta, edited by B. Snell, R. Kannicht, & S. Radt, Göttingen, 1971–2004 Theoc. Theocritus Thphr. Theophrastus HP Historia plantarum (History of Plants) Thuc. Thucydides Tib. Tibullus Tob. ] Pseudo-Ulpianus Val. Max. Valerius Maximus Verg. Virgil Aen. Aeneid Ecl.

In this fashion The Garden of Priapus helped to establish the convention of frankly “interested” scholarship that sought to change the present through gritty exposure of unpleasant truths about the past (Reckford 1996, 313–14). In Hellenic studies, Eva Keuls' The Reign of the Phallus (1985) had a similar aim, using vase paintings, many quite explicit, to substantiate the charge that democratic Athens was a “phallocracy” in which adult citizen males, who constituted the only advantaged group, harshly exploited inferiors, for the most part women.

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