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Desire’s Hunger and Plato the Regulator

Kathy L. Gaca

in The Making of Fornication: Eros, Ethics, and Political Reform in Greek Philosophy and Early Christianity

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520235991
eISBN:
9780520929463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520235991.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter addresses the features of human sexuality that Plato aims to regulate more closely. It focuses on Plato's sexual regulations, the conception of genital and reproductive urges that ... More


Men, Desires, and Self-Control

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Manhood: Masculinity in the Attic Orators

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520241923
eISBN:
9780520931138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241923.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter revolves around a different sort of power struggle between a man and his own desires or appetites. It seems that concerns about yielding to erotic desire and other pleasures were ... More


Apogee: Alliance with the Achaians and War with the Antigonids, 238–229 b.c.

Joseph B. Scholten

in The Politics of Plunder: Aitolians and their Koinon in the Early Hellenistic Era, 279-217 B.C.

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520201873
eISBN:
9780520916746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201873.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

When Aitolians ventured outside the territories of their League, it seems they did so on their own initiative and for their own gain, with only secondary thoughts about implications for the security ... More


Introduction

Filippo Coarelli

in Rome and Environs: An Archaeological Guide

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520079601
eISBN:
9780520935099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520079601.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter begins by discussing the importance of the geographical position of Rome. It then explains that according to tradition, the city was formed from the incorporation of surrounding villages ... More


Introduction

THOMAS K. HUBBARD

in Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223813
eISBN:
9780520936508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223813.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The term “homosexuality” is adopted as a convenient shorthand linking together a range of different phenomena involving same-gender love and/or sexual activity. The field of Gay Studies has been ... More


Conspiracy Theories, Ancient and Modern

Joseph Roisman

in The Rhetoric of Conspiracy in Ancient Athens

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247871
eISBN:
9780520932913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247871.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the rhetoric of conspiracy among Attic orators. It argues that accusations and fears of political plots should be viewed in the ... More


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