A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities

Original Publish Date: Nov 21, 2013
Product Number: EB00174027
Released: Jan 13, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118610688
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities presents a comprehensive collection of original essays relating to aspects of gender and sexuality in the classical world. -Views the various practices and discursive contexts of sexuality systematically and holistically -Discusses Greece and Rome in each chapter, with sensitivity to the continuities and differences between the two classical civilizations -Addresses the classical influence on the understanding of later ages and religion -Covers artistic and literary genres, various social environments of sexual conduct, and the technical disciplines of medicine, magic, physiognomy, and dream interpretation -Features contributions from more than 40 top international scholars