Sexual Life in Ancient Greece / Edition 3

Sexual Life in Ancient Greece / Edition 3

by Licht
     
 

ISBN-10: 0710307020

ISBN-13: 9780710307026

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780710307026
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Series:
Kegan Paul Library of Sexual Life
Pages:
478
Product dimensions:
5.69(w) x 8.77(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

Editorial Note11
Abbreviations13
Introduction: Greeck Ideals of Life15
Marriage and the Life of Women29
1The Greek Woman29
2Marriage Customs46
3Additions and Supplementary Information62
The Human Figure80
1Clothing80
2Nakedness87
3Gymnastics90
4Beauty Contests and Further Remarks on Nakedness95
5Bathing98
Festivals101
1National Festivals101
2Other Festivals108
3The Androgynous Idea of Life118
4Further Remarks on the Popular Festivals123
The Theatre126
IAttic Tragedy126
1Aeschylus127
2Sophocles129
3Euripides130
IIAttic Comedy131
1Pherecrates132
2Eupolis132
3Aristophanes134
4Alexis139
5Timocles140
6Menander140
IIISatyric Drama. Pantomime. Ballet144
Dances, Games, Meals, etc.151
Religion and Erotic167
Erotic in Greek Literature217
IThe Classical Period218
1Epic Poetry218
2Lyric Poetry220
3Prose224
IIThe Hellenistic Period232
1Poetryx232
2Prose248
IIIThe Period of Transition249
1Poetry249
2Prose252
IVThe Post-Classical Age254
1Sophistic: Geography: History: Writings of Various Kinds254
2The Love-Romance and Love-Letters258
Megara to Bacchis264
3Philosophy265
VThe Last Period266
1Poetry267
2Prose271
The Love of the Man for the Woman277
Masturbation283
Tribadism286
Prostitution297
1General Remarks297
2Brothels298
3Hetairae304
4Superstition in Matters of Sex325
5Lucian's Dialogues of Courtesans336
6Temple Prostitution345
7Further Remarks about the Hetairae351
Male Homosexuality365
1General and Introductory365
2Terminology367
3Boyhood and the Greek Ideal of Beauty369
4Boyish Beauty in Greek Literature371
5Boyish Beauty in Greek Art378
6Analysis of the Greek Ideal of Boys381
7Further Phases of the Greek Love of Boys384
8Male Prostitution385
9The Ethics of Greek Love of Boys388
10Negative and Affirmative Opinions393
11History of Greek Love of Boys396
12Local Details402
IEpic Poetry406
1The Mythical Pre-Historic Period406
2The Epic Cycle407
3Hesiod408
4Phanocles408
5Diotimus and Apollonius409
6Nonnus409
IILyric Poetry412
1Theognis412
2Plato413
3Archilochus and Alcaeus413
4Ibycus414
5Anacreon and the Anacreontea414
6Pindar416
7Theocritus417
8Trifles from other Lyric Poets419
IIIThe Poems of the Anthology420
1Straton of Sardis421
2Meleager422
3Asclepiades425
4Callimachus426
5The Other Poets426
IVProse429
1The Love of Boys in Greek Mythology432
2Joke and Jest, based on Homosexuality433
3Trifles and Supplementary Remarks435
Perversions of Greek Sexual Life438
1Voyeurism438
2Transvestitismus439
3Exhibitionism439
4Pygmalionism440
5Flagellation, Sadism, Masochism441
6Sodomy443
7Nekrophilia443
Supplement444
1The Sexual Organs and Kallipygy444
2Castration, Circumcision, Infibulation445
3Aphrodisiacs450
4Obscene Terms and Obscenities451
5Incest452
6Scatology454
7Trivialities and Supplementary Notes457
Retrospect458
Index461

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