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Consent and Coercion to Sex and Marriage in Ancient and Medieval Societies

Edited by Angeliki E. Laiou

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$17.95 • £14.95 • €16.00

ISBN 9780884022626

Publication Date: 01/30/1998

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  • Introduction
  • I. Ancient Greece and Rome
    • Consent and Sexual Relations in Classical Athens [David Cohen]
    • Seduction and Rape in Greek Myth [Mary R. Lefkowitz]
    • Livy’s Lucretia and the Validity of Coerced Consent in Roman Law [Diana C. Moses]
    • The Social Dynamics of Consent to Marriage and Sexual Relations: The Evidence of Roman Comedy [Richard P. Saller]
  • II. Byzantium
    • Sex, Consent, and Coercion in Byzantium [Angeliki E. Laiou]
      • Preface
      • i. The Legal Categories
      • ii. With Her Consent
      • iii. The Meaning of Force
      • iv. Coerced Consent
      • v. The Evidence of Literature
      • Conclusion
  • III. The Medieval West
    • Consent and Dissent to Sexual Intercourse in Germanic Societies from the Fifth to the Tenth Century [Suzanne F. Wemple]
    • Implied Consent to Intercourse [James A. Brundage]
    • Consent and the Marital Debt: Five Discourses in Northern France around 1200 [John W. Baldwin]
    • “Meo Jakaeoi Hennar Sjalfrar”: Consent as Signifier in the Old Norse World [Jenny Jochens]
  • Index

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