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Sexuality in Greek and Roman Literature and Society: A Sourcebook

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This volume contains numerous original translations of ancient poetry, inscriptions and documents, all of which illuminate the multifaceted nature of sexuality in antiquity.
The detailed introduction provides full social and historical context for the sources, and guides students on how to use the material most effectively. Themes such as marriage, prostitution and same-sex...more
Paperback, 282 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge (first published January 1st 2004)
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Kelley Ross
This is a collection of poetry and writings from ancient Greece and Rome. The pieces are centered around sexuality in general, and some are quite graphic. The footnotes were interesting, but I just can't rate this book highly because it is absolutely necessary that you structure it with either a class or another book in order to fully understand and appreciate the pieces.
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