A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities (Blackwell

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A significant other to Greek and Roman Sexualities offers a accomplished selection of unique essays in relation to features of gender and sexuality within the classical international. perspectives many of the practices and discursive contexts of sexuality systematically and holistically

• Discusses Greece and Rome in every one bankruptcy, with sensitivity to the continuities and alterations among the 2 classical civilizations
• Addresses the classical impact at the figuring out of later a while and faith
• Covers creative and literary genres, numerous social environments of sexual behavior, and the technical disciplines of drugs, magic, physiognomy, and dream interpretation
• positive factors contributions from greater than forty most sensible overseas students

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