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Sexuality in Greek and Roman culture / Marilyn B. Skinner.

  • Skinner, Marilyn B.
Date
2014
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, an imprint of John Wiley & Sons, 2014.

Physical description

xxxi, 426 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Edition

Second Edition.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

List of illustrations and maps -- Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Chronological charts -- Maps -- Introduction: why ancient sexuality? : issues and approaches -- 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? -- Afterword: the use of antiquity -- Glossary of terms -- Index.#

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    TPJ.33.AA1
    Open shelves

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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781444349863
  • 1444349864