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Roman Homosexuality

Author: Craig A. Williams
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199742011
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Ten years after its original publication, Roman Homosexuality remains the definitive statement of this interesting but often misunderstood aspect of Roman culture. Learned yet accessible, the book has reached both students and general readers with an interest in ancient sexuality. This second edition features a new foreword by Martha Nussbaum, a completely rewritten introduction that takes account of new developments in the field, a rewritten and expanded appendix on ancient images of sexuality, and an updated bibliography.

Roman Homosexuality

Author: Craig Arthur Williams
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195113004
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Williams provides a fully documented discussion of ancient Roman ideologies of masculinity and sexuality, focusing throughout on classical representations of sexual experience between males. He gathers a wide range of evidence dating from the 2nd century BC to the 2nd century AD--from such varied literary texts as courtroom speeches, love poetry, philosophy, and graffiti--and employs this evidence to reconstruct the telling contexts in which such writings werecreated and had meaning.

Greek Homosexuality

Author: K. J. Dover
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474257178
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Hailed as magisterial when it first appeared, Greek Homosexuality remains an academic milestone and continues to be of major importance for students and scholars of gender studies. Kenneth Dover explores the understanding of homosexuality in ancient Greece, examining a vast array of material and textual evidence that leads him to provocative conclusions. This new release of the 1989 second edition, for which Dover wrote an epilogue reflecting on the impact of his book, includes two specially commissioned forewords assessing the author's legacy and the place of his text within modern studies of gender in the ancient world.

A Companion To Greek And Roman Sexualities

Author: Thomas K. Hubbard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118610687
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A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities presents a comprehensive collection of original essays relating to aspects of gender and sexuality in the classical world. Views the various practices and discursive contexts of sexuality systematically and holistically Discusses Greece and Rome in each chapter, with sensitivity to the continuities and differences between the two classical civilizations Addresses the classical influence on the understanding of later ages and religion Covers artistic and literary genres, various social environments of sexual conduct, and the technical disciplines of medicine, magic, physiognomy, and dream interpretation Features contributions from more than 40 top international scholars

Queer London

Author: Peter Ackroyd
Publisher: Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH
ISBN: 3641230845
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Londons größter lebender Chronist über die »gay history« seiner Stadt Das römische Londinium war übersät mit »Wolfshöhlen«, Bordellen und heißen Bädern, in denen es hoch herging. Homosexualität galt als bewundernswert. Bis Kaiser Konstantin die Macht übernahm und mit seinen Mönchen und Missionaren für Ordnung sorgte. Zeiten der Toleranz wechselten mit Zeiten der Ächtung und Verfolgung. Heute gehört »queer London« zur britischen Hauptstadt wie Tower und Big Ben. Londons homosexuelle Szene ist die größte in Europa und eine der größten weltweit. Peter Ackroyd zeigt uns, wie seine Stadt sich diesen Platz erkämpft hat. Er zelebriert die Vielfältigkeit und Energie der Community, zeigt aber auch die Gefährdungen, denen sie zu allen Zeiten ausgesetzt war. »Ein absolut einzigartiges Leseerlebnis.« The Independent

Reading Roman Friendship

Author: Craig A. Williams
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107003652
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Comprehensive study of friendship in ancient Rome attentive to gender and social status, language and the commemoration of the dead.

A Martial Reader

Author: Craig Williams
Publisher: Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers
ISBN: 0865167044
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Latin selections from Roman poet Martial (Marcus Valerius Martialis), with vocabulary and grammar notes. Includes an introduction, two maps, full vocabulary, and selected bibliography.

Science For Exercise And Sport

Author: Craig A. Williams
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780419251606
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This handbook is written for undergraduate sport studies and sport and exercise students. It introduces students to the basic scientific principles that will underpin their learning and is aimed primarily at those who have little or no background in science. Craig Williams and David James apply key scientific concepts to real situations to better understand the principles at work. Clearly divided into three sections, the text covers: * the three physical states of gas, liquid and solid * explanations of forces, energy and electricity - including pressure, torque and joint velocity * data analysis, ICT and report writing - important areas for the scientist. Science for Exercise and Sport provides the student with all the basic scientific background information they need and demonstrates how the theory can be used to map and monitor the human body in the sport and exercise discipline.

Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 364110498X
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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.