Diana at Her Bath: The Women of Rome

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Marsilio Pub, 1990 - Religion - 139 pages
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These two essays explore sexual tropes, rituals, and mores of Roman antiquity from a thoroughly modern perspective. While attentive to the historical interpretations of the mythical meeting of Diana and Actaeon, and the sexual rituals of ancient Rome, Klossowski's studies bring to the reader the affinity the author has for his subject matter.

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Nunc tibi meposito visam velamine narres
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Diana and Brontes the Cyclops
9
The Silver Bow and Dianas Tree
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Pierre Klossowski, writer and philosopher, was born in Paris on August 5, 1905. His writings span a wide range of topics, from Doctors of the Church to the Marquis de Sade. His last novel, The Baphomet, received the Prix des Critique in France (1965).

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