One Hundred Years of Homosexuality: And Other Essays on Greek Love (New Ancient World)

One Hundred Years of Homosexuality: And Other Essays on Greek Love (New Ancient World)

David M Halperin


Halperin's topic is the erotics of male tradition in historic Greece. Arguing that the trendy notion of "homosexuality" is an insufficient software for the translation of those positive factors of sexual lifestyles in antiquity, Halperin deals another account that accords larger prominence to the indigenous phrases within which sexual reports have been constituted within the historic Mediterranean global. Wittily and provocatively written, Halperin's meticulously drawn home windows onto historic sexuality supply us a brand new intending to the concept that of "Greek love."

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