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Roman Sex 100 B. C. to A. D. 250

ISBN-10: 0810942631

ISBN-13: 9780810942639

Edition: 2003

Authors: John R. Clarke, Michael Larvey

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Reproducing a wealth of newly discovered sexual art, this text provides a fresh & provocative account of Roman sexual practices in the ancient world. The works are put into their original contexts in the home, the brothel, or at the banquet table.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Abrams, Inc.
Publication date: 5/1/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

John R. Clarkeis Annie Laurie Howard Regents Professor of History of Art at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author ofArt in the Lives of Ordinary Romans(UC Press, 2003),Roman Sex(2003),Looking at Lovemaking: Constructions of Sexuality in Roman Art,100 B.C.- A.D. 250(UC Press, 1998), andThe Houses of Roman Italy: 100 B.C.- A.D. 250: Ritual, Space, and Decoration(UC Press, 1991).

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Every Home Must Have One
Woman on Top: Women's Liberation in the First Century A.D.
Sex in Whorehouses, Sex on Stage
Gay Sex in Bi and Straight Company
The Opposite of Sex: How to Keep Away the Evil Eye
Laughing at Taboo Sex in the Suburban Baths
New Sexual Imagery from Roman France
Conclusion: Sex Before Puritan Guilt
Glossary
Further Reading
Index
List of Illustrations