Controlling desires: sexuality in ancient Greece and Rome
Includes bibliographical references (p. -285) 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 -- 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 -- Imperial sex : Nero and Seneca -- Sex in satire and invective poetry
- LCC: HQ13
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xii, 292 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
- Edition Info: (alk. paper)
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