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Contents List of Maps and Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations Chronological Chart Introduction: Why Ancient Sexuality? Issues and Approaches 1 The Homeric Age: Epic Sexuality 2 The Archaic Age: Symposium and Initiation 3 Late Archaic Athens: More Than Meets the Eye 4 Classical Athens: The Politics of Sex 5 The Hellenistic Period I: Turning Inwards 6 The Hellenistic Period II: The Feminine Mystique 7 Republican and Augustan Rome I: Noble Romans and Degenerate Greeks 8 Republican and Augustan Rome II: The Soft Embrace of Venus 9 Imperial Rome I: Desire under Pressure 10 Imperial Rome II: On the Margins of Empire Afterword: The Use of Antiquity Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Sex customs Greece History To 1500 Textbooks, Sex customs Rome History Textbooks