Greek Homosexuality: with Forewords by Stephen Halliwell, Mark Masterson and James Robson

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Bloomsbury Publishing, May 19, 2016 - History - 336 pages
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.
 

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Contents

I Problems Sources and Methods
1
II The Prosecution of Timarkhos
19
III Special Aspects and Developments
111
IV Changes
185
Postscript 1989
204
List of Vases
207

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About the author (2016)

Sir Kenneth Dover was Professor of Greek at the University of St. Andrews and former President of Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford, UK. He published widely on ancient Greek writers, language and sexuality.

Stephen Halliwell is Professor of Greek and Wardlaw Professor of Classics at the University of St Andrews, UK.

Mark Masterson is Senior Lecturer in the School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

James Robson is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Classical Studies at the Open University, UK.

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