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Bisexuality in the Ancient World

Eva Cantarella

Bisexuality in the Ancient World

by Eva Cantarella

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Published by Yale U. P. .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translated from the Italian C. O Cuilleanain.

StatementEva Cantarella.
ContributionsO Cuilleanain, Cormac.
The Physical Object
Pagination(296)p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14988226M
ISBN 100300059248

Mar 02,  · Outside of Europe, bisexuality was seen around the world, including in Japan and the Americas, according to the New World Encyclopedia. The LGBT bigotry we now see being played out in countries around the globe wasn’t always there, and bisexuality Author: Joseph Soto. The best source for understanding the sexuality of the ancient world of John the Baptist, Jesus, the Apostles Peter and Paul, and the Early Church fathers is Bisexuality in the Ancient World by Italian classicist Eva Cantarella. Note that title. Not “homosexuality,” but “bisexuality” in the ancient world. In the forward to the book’s second .

Review: Bisexuality in the Ancient World. Brent Shaw. Her book- length treatments of women and sexuality, however, have been somewhat less enthu- siastically received (L'ambiguo malanno. Condizione e imm4gine della donna nel/'antiehita greea e romana, 2nd edn. ; translated as Palldora's DQllghters: the Role and Statlls of Womell in. Bisexuality in the Ancient World. Bisexuality was intrinsic to the cultures of the ancient world. In both Greece and Roman, sexual relationships between men were acknowledged, tolerated and widely celebrated in literature and art. For the Greeks and Romans, homosexuality was not an exclusive choice, but alternative to and sometime simultaneous Reviews: 8.

Bisexuality in the ancient world. by Eva Cantarella | 03 May With its wide scope the book speaks to the classicist, the layman with an interest in antiquity, the student of sexuality, and even to the unabashed seeker of piquant anecdotes." -John F. Makowski, Classical Journal "An important study that is destined to take its place next. Description of the book "Bisexuality in the Ancient World": A history of bisexuality in the classical age. Eva Cantarella draws on a full range of sources - from legal texts, inscriptions and medical documents to poetry and philosophical literature - to reconstruct and compare the bisexual cultures of .


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Mar 11,  · "Eva Cantarella's cultural history of bisexuality in the ancient world is an intriguing and accessible study that draws upon a wide range Bisexuality in the Ancient World book primary texts and sources A fascinating account of the multi-layered nature of bisexuality in ancient times."—Paul Johnson, Pink Paper.

Jessica P. Byrne, M.D., Psychoanalytic Books: A Quarterly Journal of Reviews "Eva Cantarella's cultural history of bisexuality in the ancient world is an intriguing and accessible study that draws upon a wide range of primary texts and sources A fascinating account of the multi- Cited by: Jan 26,  · Bisexuality was intrinsic to the cultures of the ancient world.

In both Greece and Rome, sexual relationships between men were acknowledged, tolerated, and widely celebrated in literature and art. For the Greeks and Romans, homosexuality was not an exclusive choice, but alternative to and sometimes simultaneous with the love of a woman.

Eva Cantarella, University of Milan professor of law produces an exhaustive study of bisexuality of ancient Rome and Greece. What was practiced then and was considered in the norm will surprise the reader when compared to today's world.4/5(7). The history of bisexuality is divided into two parts, pre-modern history and contemporary history.

The ancient and medieval history of bisexuality consists of anecdotes of sexual behaviors and relationships between people of the same sex and of the different sex. The modern definition of bisexuality started to take form in the 19th century.

"Bisexuality was intrinsic to the cultures of the ancient world. In both Greece and Rome, same gender sexual relationships were acknowledged, and those between men were not only tolerated but widely celebrated in literature and art. Review: Bisexuality in the Ancient World User Review - Nicoletta - Goodreads.

Probably the most comprehensive and detailed essay I could find about how ancient Greeks and Romans viewed same-sex relationships, and in relation to that, women. The author knows what she's talking about and it shows, with a lot of examples and quotes/5(2). Get this from a library.

Bisexuality in the ancient world. [Eva Cantarella] -- "In this readable and thought-provoking history of bisexuality in the classical age, Eva Cantarella draws on the full range of sources - from legal texts, inscriptions, and medical documents to.

Bisexuality was intrinsic to the cultures of the ancient world. In both Greece and Rome, same gender sexual relationships were acknowledged, and those between men were not only tolerated but widely celebrated in literature and art.

Nor for Greeks and Romans was homosexuality an exclusive choice, but alternative to and sometimes concurrent with the love of the opposite sex/5(2).

Jan 01,  · This is the most thorough book on the subject of homosexual sex and bisexuality in the ancient world that I have ever read. It is filled with fascinating information on the topic compiled and analyzed by the author/5(3).

In response to: The Love that Dared to Speak its Name from the October 22, issue. To the Editors. Reading the review of my book Bisexuality in the Ancient World by Jasper Griffin [NYR, October 22, ] I got the impression that I had inadvertently stepped on somebody else’s niarbylbaycafe.com precisely the philologist’s turf, legitimately claimed by the reviewer.

Bisexuality in the Ancient World. Book Description: Bisexuality was intrinsic to the cultures of the ancient world.

In both Greece and Rome, sexual relationships between men were acknowledged, tolerated, and widely celebrated in literature and art.

For the Greeks and Romans, homosexuality was not an exclusive choice, but alternative to and. In this readable and thought-provoking history of bisexuality in the classical age, Eva Cantarella draws on the full range of sources-from legal texts, inscriptions, and medical documents to poetry and philosophical literature-to reconstruct and compare the bisexual cultures of Athens and Rome.4/5(1).

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If you are not satisfied with your order, just contact us and we will address any issue/5(). Mar 22,  · Bisexuality in the Ancient World. Link/Page Citation Eva Cantarella has provided a sane and sophisticated analysis of the sexual mores of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Her research is firmly based in the ancient literary, artistic, and archaeological sources and shows a sound grasp of modern scholarly literature.

In sum, this is easily the. Jessica P. Byrne, M.D., Psychoanalytic Books: A Quarterly Journal of Reviews "Eva Cantarella's cultural history of bisexuality in the ancient world is an intriguing and accessible study that draws upon a wide range of primary texts and sources A fascinating account of the multi- 4/5(7).

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