Controlling desires : sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome / Kirk Ormand.Publisher: Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018Edition: Rev. edDescription: xvi, 423 pISBN: 9781477311455Subject(s): Sex customs -- Greece | Sex customs -- Rome | Sex role -- Greece | Sex role -- Rome | Sex in literature | Sex in artDDC classification: 306.709 38 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-416) and index.
Introduction -- Homer, Hesiod, and Greek lyric poetry -- Sexual roles and sexual rules in classical Athens -- Sexuality in Greek comedy -- Legal and illegal sex in ancient Greece -- Philosophical sex -- Greek pots and Greek sex -- Love and sex in Hellenistic poetry -- Rome and Roman sex -- Roman comic sex -- Legal and illegal sex in ancient Rome -- Roman poetry about love and sex -- Excursus : lesbians in Ovid's Metamorphoses -- Roman sex on the walls and in gardens : artifacts and images -- Imperial sex : Nero and Seneca -- Sex in satire and invective poetry -- Epilogue.