Secondo Natura

ISBN-10: 0300093020
ISBN-13: 9780300093025
Edition: 2nd 2002
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Description: Cantarella draws on a range of sources - from legal texts, inscriptions and medical documents to poetry and philosophical literature - to reconstruct and compare the bisexual cultures of Athens and Rome. This edition contains a new preface.

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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Cantarella draws on a range of sources - from legal texts, inscriptions and medical documents to poetry and philosophical literature - to reconstruct and compare the bisexual cultures of Athens and Rome. This edition contains a new preface.

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface
Greece
The Beginnings, the Greek Dark Age and the Archaic Period
The Problem of Origins and Pederasty as a Form of Initiation
The Homeric Poems
The Age of Lyric Poetry: Solon, Alcaeus, Anacreon, Theognis, Ibycus and Pindar
The Classical Age
The Etiquette of Love. How to Conquer a Boy: The Social Rules of Courtship
How to Love a Boy: Erotic Manifestations in the Pederastic Relationship
The Laws on Pederasty. Two Stages, Two Cities: Athens and Beroea
The Age for Loving and the Age for Being Loved
Breaking the Rules on Age: Custom and Law
Male Prostitution: The Oration of Aeschines Against Timarchus
Homosexuality and Heterosexuality Compared in Philosophy and Literature
Socrates
Plato
Xenophone
Aristotle
Plutarch
The Greek Anthology, Achilles Tatius and Pseudo-Lucian
Women and Homosexuality
Love Between Women
Women and Male Homosexuality
Female Homosexuality Seen by Men
Rome
The Archaic Period and the Republic
The Indigenous Features of Roman Homosexuality
Legitimate Forms of Love: Subjecting One's Own Slave, Paying a Prostitute
Prohibited Loves: Subjecting a Roman
The Lex Scatinia
The edict De adtemptata pudicitia
The Late Republic and the Principate
The poets: Catullus, Tibullus, Propertius, Lucretius, Virgil, Horace, Ovid
The Lex Iulia de adulteriis coercendis
Tradition and Innovation: The Carmina Priapea, graffiti, satire
The Empire
Practices
The Sexual Behaviour of the Powerful: Excuse or Example?
Women and Homosexuality
The Law: Constantius and Constans, Theodosius I, the Theodosian Code and the Corpus Iuris Civilis
The Metamorphoses of Sexual Ethics in the Ancient World
Metamorphoses Within Pagan Belief
The Judaeo-Christian Tradition
Conclusions
Notes
Abbreviations
Select Bibliography
Index

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