Greek Homosexuality

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Author  K. J. Dover
Publisher  Harvard University Press
Publication Date   October 15, 1989
ISBN  0674362705
Pages  256

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To what extent and in what ways was homosexuality approved by the ancient Greeks? An eminent classicist examines the evidence--vase paintings, archaic and classical poetry, the dialogues of Plato, speeches in the law courts, the comedies of Aristophanes--and reaches provocative conclusions. A discussion of female homosexuality is included.

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