Monday, 26 December 2005

Sex, Ancient Rome etc...

Links:

1) Porn & Sexuality in Ancient Rome


2) Marriage in Ancient Rome


3) The History of Sex website has something to say on Rome.

4 comments:

Another Damned Medievalist said...

Roman sexuality was about rough passions, obsessive love, and sadistic power plays. Lacking the natural grace and spirituality of the Greeks, they rarely touched on the spiritual side of sex. [...]The very nature that produced and thrived on this raw sexuality is the same nature that made Rome powerful.

I'm sorry, but did you read this crap before posting it? You usually post good stuff, but this is incredibly poor.

Alterior said...

I have to confess to not having read this before I posted it, so your comments are truly deserved.
Good to see that my readers know the distinction between quality and rubbish. (I am not being sarcastic).

I was just being lazy. Not all of what I posted linked to rubbish though, I hope you agree.

Regards,
A.

Another Damned Medievalist said...

The Roman marriage thing was Ok, I agree. A bit superficial, which unfortunately means there are inaccuracies, but still, pretty good ;-) Thanks!

geoks -- a bovine geek?

Liesbet said...

Could you tell me where you got the picture from? I have to write a paper about Roman sexuality

Thanks a lot!

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