REVEALING ANTIQUITY
Cover: Greek Virginity, from Harvard University PressCover: Greek Virginity in HARDCOVER

Revealing Antiquity 3

Greek Virginity

Currently unavailable

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$43.00 • £34.95 • €38.50

ISBN 9780674363205

Publication Date: 01/01/1990

Short

248 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

1 halftone

Revealing Antiquity

World, subsidiary rights restricted

Related Subjects

  • Introduction
  • Part I. The Enigmatic Virgin
    • 1. A Luminous Pit
    • 2. The Art of Madness
    • 3. Lunar Pythia
    • 4. Parthenos Audaessa
    • 5. Open to the Spirits
    • 6. The Tortoise and the Courtesan
  • Part II. The Virginal Body
    • 7. Virgin Births
    • 8. Hidden Marriages
    • 9. Anatomy without Veils
  • Part III. Neither Virgins nor Mothers
    • 10. The Danaides’ Endless Chore
    • 11. The Matter of Despair
    • 12. The Jar
    • 13. Unconsummated
  • Conclusion: Toward a Sealed Fountain
  • Notes
  • Index

From Our Blog

Jacket, Author Unknown: The Power of Anonymity in Ancient Rome, by Tom Geue, from Harvard University Press

Who Needs an Author?

In his new book Author Unknown: The Power of Anonymity in Ancient Rome, classicist Tom Geue asks us to work with anonymity rather than against it and to appreciate the continuing power of anonymity in our own time. Here, he discusses the history—and strength—of anonymous works of literature. Back in the roaring ’20s, I. A. Richar

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.