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Greek Homosexuality

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$35.50 • £28.95 • €32.00

ISBN 9780674362703

Publication Date: 10/15/1989


256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

98 halftones

World rights except United Kingdom & Commonwealth

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  • Preface
  • Abbreviations
  • I. Problems, Sources and Methods
    • 1. Scale
    • 2. The Visual Arts
    • 3. Literature
    • 4. Vocabulary
  • II. The Prosecution of Timarkhos
    • A. The Law
      • 1. Male Prostitution
      • 2. Penalties
      • 3. Status
      • 4. Hubris
    • B. Manifestations of Eros
      • 1. Defences against a Charge of Prostitution
      • 2. Eros and Desire
      • 3. Eros and Love
      • 4. Following and Fighting
      • 5. Homosexual Poetry
    • C. Nature and Society
      • 1. Natural Impulse
      • 2. Male and Female Physique
      • 3. Masculine and Feminine Styles
      • 4. Pursuit and Flight
      • 5. Courtship and Copulation
      • 6. Dominant and Subordinate Roles
  • III. Special Aspects and Developments
    • A. Publicity
    • B. Predilections and Fantasies
    • C. Comic Exploitation
    • D. Philosophical Exploitation
    • E. Women and Homosexuality
  • IV. Changes
    • A. The Dorians
    • B. Myth and History
  • Postscript, 1989
  • List of Vases
  • Bibliography
  • Index of Greek Texts and Documents
  • Index of Greek Words
  • General Index

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