Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Society: A Sourcebook
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Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Society: A Sourcebook by Marguerite Johnson
Book DescriptionThis Sourcebook contains numerous original translations of ancient poetry, inscriptions and documents, all of which illuminate the multifaceted nature of sexuality in antiquity. The detailed introduction provides full social and historical context for the sources, and guides students on how to use the material most effectively. Themes such as marriage, prostitution and same-sex attraction are presented comparatively, with material from the Greek and Roman worlds shown side by side. This approach allows readers to interpret the written records with a full awareness of the different context of these separate but related societies. Commentaries are provided throughout, focusing on vocabulary and social and historical context. This is the first major sourcebook on ancient sexuality; it will be of particular use on related courses in classics, ancient history and gender studies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415173315
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Dec-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Contains many original translations of ancient poetry, inscriptions and documents, all of which illuminate the multifaceted nature of sexuality in antiquity. The detailed introduction provides social and historical context for the sources, and guides students on how to use the material most effectively.
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Author Biography - Marguerite Johnson
Marguerite Johnson is Lecturer and Terry Ryan is Senior Lecturer at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
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