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Greek homosexuality

Author: K J Dover
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To what extent and in what ways was homosexuality approved by the ancient Greeks? Here is the first serious examination of this question, written by an eminent classical scholars. The author explores all the sources of information we have: vase paintings, archaic and classical poetry, the dialogues of Plato, speeches in the lawcourts, the comedies of Aristophanes. He shows what restraints were imposed by law, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K J Dover
ISBN: 0674362616 9780674362611
OCLC Number: 971352585
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: x, 244 pages, 29 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Problems, sources and methods: Scale ; The visual arts ; Literature ; Vocabulary. --
The prosecution of Timarkhos: The law ; Manifestations of Eros ; Nature and society ; Greek homosexuality. --
Special aspects and developments: Publicity ; Predilections and fantasies ; Cosmic exploitation ; Philosophical exploitation ; Women and homosexuality. --
Changes: The Dorians ; Myth and history.
Responsibility: K.J. Dover.

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To what extent and in what ways was homosexuality approved by the ancient Greeks? Here is the first serious examination of this question, written by an eminent classical scholars. The author explores all the sources of information we have: vase paintings, archaic and classical poetry, the dialogues of Plato, speeches in the lawcourts, the comedies of Aristophanes. He shows what restraints were imposed by law, and looks at the Athenians' idea of beauty in the human body, their notion of manliness. A discussion of female homosexuality is included. His judicious analysis offers an understanding of Greek distinctions and practices that will well serve anyone interested in classical art and society. -- From publisher's description.

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