Sexual Culture in Ancient Greece

Sexual Culture in Ancient Greece

by Daniel H. Garrison

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780806132372
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Publication date: 01/28/2001
Series: Oklahoma Series in Classical Culture Series
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Chapter 1Sexual Religion: The Roots of Sexual Culture3
Chapter 2Coming-of-Age in the Ancient Near East: Two Sexual Myths of Cultural Initiation47
Chapter 3Hellenizing Greece: The Revision of Bronze Age Mythology59
Chapter 4Greek Patriarchy: The Severe Style89
Chapter 5Education of the Senses from Solon to Pericles115
Chapter 6Idealizing Love: Plato, Sex, and Philosophy153
Chapter 7Sexual Beauty: The Nude in Greek Art176
Chapter 8Erotic Friendship: Romantic Fictions215
Chapter 9Anerotic Religion: Greek Themes in Early Christianity246
Abbreviations271
Notes273
Selected Bibliography317
Index333

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