By 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 device for the translation of those positive aspects of sexual lifestyles in antiquity, Halperin bargains another account that accords better prominence to the indigenous phrases within which sexual stories have been constituted within the historical 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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