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Same-sex desire and love in Greco-Roman antiquity and in the classical tradition of the West

Author: Beert C Verstraete; Vernon L Provencal
Publisher: New York London Routledge 2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Introduction / Beert C. Verstraete, Vernon Provencal -- Reconsiderations about Greek homosexualities / William Armstrong Percy -- The dispersion of pederasty and the athletic revolution in sixth-century BC Greece / Thomas F. Scanlon -- Glukus Himeros : pederastic influence on the myth of Ganymede / Vernon Provencal -- Pindar's Tenth Olympian and athlete-trainer pederasty / Thomas Hubbard -- Boeotian swine :  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beert C Verstraete; Vernon L Provencal
ISBN: 9781560236047 1560236043 9781560236030 1560236035
OCLC Number: 1176495694
Notes: "Same-Sex Desire and Love in Greco-Roman Antiquity and in the Classical Tradition of the West has been co-published simultaneously as Journal of Homosexuality, Volume 49, Numbers 3/4 2005"--Vortitelseite
"First published by The Haworth Press, Inc."--Rückseite Ttielblatt
Description: xvii, 491 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Preface Introduction (Beert C. Verstraete and Vernon Provencal) Reconsiderations About Greek Homosexuality (William Armstrong Percy, III) The Dispersion of Pederasty and the Athletic Revolution in Sixth-Century BC Greece (Thomas F. Scanlon) Glukus Himeros: Pederastic Influence on the Myth of Ganymede (Vernon Provencal) Pindar's Tenth Olympian and Athlete-Trainer Pederasty (Thomas Hubbard) Boeotian Swine: Homosexuality in Boeotia (Charles Hupperts) "Sleeping in the Bosom of a Tender Companion": Homoerotic Attachments in Sappho (Anne L. Klinck) Some Myths and Anomalies in the Study of Roman Sexuality (James L. Butrica) Representations of the Cinaedus in Roman Art: Evidence of "Gay" Subculture? (John R. Clarke) The Originality of Tibullus' Marathus Elegies (Beert C. Verstraete) On Kissing and Sighing: Renaissance Homoerotic Love from Ficino's De Amore and Sopra Lo Amore to Cesare Trevisani's L'impresa (1569) (Armando Maggi) Light in Hellas: How German Classical Philology Engendered Gay Scholarship (Wayne R. Dynes) Hellenism and Homoeroticism in Shelley and His Circle (John Lauritsen) The Greek Mirror: The Uranians and Their Use of Greece (D. H. Mader) Eros Underground: Greece and Rome in Gay Print Culture 1953-65 (Amy Richlin) Table of Abbreviations Index of Names and Terms Index Locorum General Index Reference Notes Included
Other Titles: Journal of homosexuality
Responsibility: Beert C. Verstraete, Vernon Provencal, editors


In ancient times, the Greek god Eros personified both heterosexual and homosexual attractions. This book explores the homosexual side of the vanished civilizations of Greece and Rome, and the  Read more...


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