A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Classical World (The Cultural Histories Series)

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Though many of the sexual practices of the Ancient Greeks and Romans are known and accepted today, the meanings the Ancients associated with these acts were often utterly different from our own. Both idea and practice also varied within antiquity, shaped by locale, history, social class, age, legal status, and gender. Focusing on the cultures of the Mediterranean from 800 Bce to 350 Ce, A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Classical World covers sexual practices, feelings, and ideas from the time of Homer to the transformation of the Roman Empire.

A Cultural History of Sexuality in the Classical World presents an overview of the period with essays on heterosexuality, homosexuality, sexual variations, religious and legal issues, health concerns, popular beliefs about sexuality, prostitution and erotica.

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BOTTOM LINE Upper-division undergraduate and graduate students will find this overview of the progression of thought about sexuality in the Western world helpful in their studies of social history, cultural history, and gender. -- Martha Hardy, Metropolitan State University Library, St. Paul, MN * Library Journal * Holt Parker's chapter, 'Sex, Popular Beliefs, and Culture', won the 2014 Paul Rehak Award for Published Scholarship from the Lambda Classical Caucus * . *

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Mark Golden is Professor of Classics at the University of Winnipeg, Canada and author of Children and Childhood in Classical Athens, Sport and Society in Ancient Greece, Sport in the Ancient World from A to Z, and Greek Sport and Social Status.

Peter Toohey is Professor in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary, Canada and is author of Reading Epic, Epic Lessons and Melancholy, Love and Time.

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