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Sex and Difference in Ancient Greece and Rome

Edited by Mark Golden, Peter Toohey

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This volume collects and introduces some of the best writing on sexual behaviour and gender differences in ancient Greece and Rome including four chapters newly translated from German and French.

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About the Author

Mark Golden is Professor of Classics, University of Winnipeg. He is the author of Children and Childhood in Classical Athens (1990) and Sport and Society in Ancient Greece (1998) and the co-editor (with Peter Toohey) of Inventing Ancient Culture: Historicism, Periodization and the Ancient World (1997).

Peter Toohey is Professor and Head of Greek and Roman Studies at the University of Calgary. He is the author of Melancholy, Love, and Time: Boundaries of the Self in Ancient Literature (2003).


Usefully brings together essays not all of which are easily accessible … more interesting still - breathtaking, in fact - is the way it shows how the field has developed in thirty years … Overall, a book which is highly entertaining, instructive, accessible to teenagers, essential for students and extremely useful for teachers.
- Journal of Classics Teaching

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