Roman Homosexuality

Roman Homosexuality Ten years after its original publication Roman Homosexuality remains the definitive statement of this interesting but often misunderstood aspect of Roman culture Learned yet accessible the book has

  • Title: Roman Homosexuality
  • Author: Craig A. Williams
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Ten years after its original publication, Roman Homosexuality remains the definitive statement of this interesting but often misunderstood aspect of Roman culture Learned yet accessible, the book has reached both students and general readers with an interest in ancient sexuality This second edition features a new foreword by Martha Nussbaum, a completely rewritten introdTen years after its original publication, Roman Homosexuality remains the definitive statement of this interesting but often misunderstood aspect of Roman culture Learned yet accessible, the book has reached both students and general readers with an interest in ancient sexuality This second edition features a new foreword by Martha Nussbaum, a completely rewritten introduction that takes account of new developments in the field, a rewritten and expanded appendix on ancient images of sexuality, and an updated bibliography.

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    1. About Roman masculinity rather than 'homosexuality'The modern scholarly literature on Roman sexuality, homosexuality, and masculinity and gender is growing almost monthly: Williams' book, however, still remains indispensable for anyone working in the field. It is, though, mis-titled in my view since it is so much broader than being about 'homosexuality' (a concept which didn't, of course, exist in Roman culture, along with the idea of such a thing as 'sexuality'), and might be better titled as R [...]

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