This thesis aims to investigate the women of ancient Egypt with regards to their relationship with the goddess Hathor. Hathor is one of the most popular Egyptian deities, and arguably (until she was assimilated by Isis during later Egyptian history) the most popular deity among the women of Egypt.
Most research on sexuality and eroticism in Egypt has so far focused on the New Kingdom and the later periods, probably due to the fact that much more evidence survives from these periods. During the Early Dynastic and Old Kingdom the foundations for many cultural practices were laid, which were then perpetuated throughout the rest of the Dynastic period. An understanding of sexuality during this period is thus crucial background for fully appreciating the later evidence.
These mimes were centered around themes of murder and adultery: the amount of indecency was incredible. In a warped sense of Realism, emperors could command a real sex act to take place on stage.
The Spartacus represented in these media is not the same Spartacus that the ancient sources wrote about. The representation of Spartacus’ history has changed dramatically over the course of time and has, in fact,
The epic, in particular the sword-
In order to look into those questions, I have chosen to limit my examination of the korai to the statues on the Athenian Acropolis…
In Egyptian mythology, the Sun God Ra stands at the center. There are many volumes written about the netherworld, the Amduat, such as The Book of the Gate of Heaven, The Book of the Cave, or The Book of the Earth, just to mention the most important ones. In these books of the netherworld, you can read what the dead king, the Pharaoh, can expect to encounter in that world.
In the Gospels of Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John, the repeated mention and identification of Mary Magdalene by name validates her presence and prominence among Biblical women. Furthermore, when amongst a group of women, her name is frequently the first listed (though not always). Moreover, Jesus appears to Mary first after his resurrection in several of the books too. Despite these distinctions above nearly all other women, she is specifically named only eleven times in eight chapters of the Gospels (two chapters each).
Among the various forms of contraception described emerge three clear categories of contraception: techniques, herbo-pharmacology, and devices.