Roman Sex

Roman Sex

100 BC - AD 250

Book - 2003
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Picture a world where good sex is a blessing of the gods, not a cause for guilt, and where acts often considered immoral, even illegal by our standards are instead celebrated. Such a world is no futurist's fantasy but rather the reality of ancient Rome, 100 BC to 250 AD. era, historian John R. Clarke exposes paintings, sculptures and ceramics featuring such controversial subject matter as group sex, lesbianism and the phallus as talisman. He then uses these works to explain ancient Roman attitudes towards a range of societal issues.
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, c2003.
ISBN: 9780810942639
0810942631
Branch Call Number: 700.45380937 C593
Characteristics: 168 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Larvey, Michael

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