Greek Homosexuality

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Harvard University Press, 1978 - Social Science - 244 pages
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To what extent and in what ways was homosexuality approved by the ancient Greeks? An eminent classicist examines the evidence--vase paintings, archaic and classical poetry, the dialogues of Plato, speeches in the law courts, the comedies of Aristophanes--and reaches provocative conclusions. A discussion of female homosexuality is included.

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User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

A landmark study in ancient Greek sex and gender studies, with good reason. It's well-researched and informative, although some of Dover's footnotes are a little...awful. Take this one for instance ... Read full review

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User Review  - Monty Milne - Goodreads

I remember buying this as an undergraduate at Oxford. Unfortunately, while I was on holiday in the long vac my mother found my copy and was so scandalised by it that she destroyed it! My ... Read full review

Contents

THE PROSECUTION OF TIMARKHOS
19
B Manifestations of Eros
39
Nature and Society
60
Copyright

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About the author (1978)

Sir Kenneth Dover is Vice-Chancellor for University of St. Andrews. He is a former president of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and of the British Academy.

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