By Marilyn B. Skinner
This agenda-setting textual content has been totally revised in its moment version, with insurance prolonged into the Christian period. It continues to be the main accomplished and interesting creation to the sexual cultures of old Greece and Rome.
- Covers quite a lot of matters, together with Greek pederasty and the symposium, old prostitution, representations of girls in Greece and Rome, and the general public rules of sexual behavior
- Expanded insurance extends to the appearance of Christianity, contains additional illustrations, and provides student-friendly pedagogical features
- Text bins provide interesting information regarding tangential topics
- Gives a radical assessment of present literature whereas encouraging extra interpreting and discussion
- Conveys the complexity of old attitudes in the direction of sexuality and gender and the fashionable debates they've got engendered
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