By Jennifer Ingleheart
demonization of Rome and makes an attempt to put in writing it out of the background of homosexuality by means of early activists resembling John Addington Symonds, who believed that Rome had corrupted excellent (and idealized) 'Greek love' via its decadence and sexual licentiousness. The volume's members additionally examine the
identification with Rome via women and men who've sought another ancestry for his or her wants. the amount asks what it capability to seem to Rome rather than Greece, theorizes the best way Rome itself appropriates Greece, and explores the implications of such appropriations and identifications, either historic and glossy. From realized discussions of lesbian cunnilingus in Renaissance commentaries on Martial and Juvenal, to disgust on the sexual excesses of the emperors, to using Rome by
the early sexologists, to fashionable pornographic motion pictures that linger at the our bodies of gladiators and slaves, Rome has been valuable to gay wants and reviews. by means of interrogating the needs that create engagements with the classical prior, the quantity illuminates either classical reception and the
history of sexuality.
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