A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities

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Thomas K. Hubbard
Wiley, Nov 13, 2013 - Literary Criticism - 680 pages
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A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities presents a comprehensive collection of original essays relating to aspects of gender and sexuality in the classical world.

  • Views the various practices and discursive contexts of sexuality systematically and holistically
  • Discusses Greece and Rome in each chapter, with sensitivity to the continuities and differences between the two classical civilizations
  • Addresses the classical influence on the understanding of later ages and religion
  • Covers artistic and literary genres, various social environments of sexual conduct, and the technical disciplines of medicine, magic, physiognomy, and dream interpretation
  • Features contributions from more than 40 top international scholars

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About the author (2013)

Thomas K. Hubbard is Professor of Classics and holder of the Mary Helen Thompson Centennial Professorship in the Humanities at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the editor of Greek Love Reconsidered (2000) and Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents (2003), and the author of numerous articles on ancient sexuality.

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