Roman Homosexuality

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Abstract

The second edition of the 1999 work described in NTA 43, p. 633 contains a new appendix on graffiti from Pompeii and an afterword looking back on central themes in the light of recent scholarship. It leaves the five chapters of the first edition unchanged in substance, though with some revisions and additions. After a twelve-page introduction (rewritten), the volume deals with Roman traditions--slaves, prostitutes, and wives; Greece and Rome; the concept of stuprum; effeminacy and masculinity; and sexual roles and identities (final sections rewritten). M. C. Nussbaum has provided a six-page foreword.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages471
Edition2nd
ISBN (Print)9780195388749
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

Keywords

  • World of the New Testament

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    Williams, C. A. (2010). Roman Homosexuality. (2nd ed.) Oxford University Press.