Tag: Homosexuality


For All Time: An Examination of Romantic Love Through Curse Tablets

The current prevailing model for the study of gender and sexuality in Greco-Roman antiquity defines relationships as based upon either power or penetration. Through analysis of the amatory defixiones, or curse tablets, it will be demonstrated that romantic love, in addition to relationships based on domination and familial and political alliances, existed in the classical world.


Frank Miller

Has 300 so successfully appealed to audiences globally because of, or despite, its extremely violent, racist, homophobic, and sexist subtext?…This paper approaches 300 as a media product produced and consumed in spatially specific ways. I present a geographical reading of 300


Sexual Morality in Ancient Egyptian Literature

Ancient Egyptian literature often incorporates sexual ethics that are not fully explained or comprehensively explored within the works. The ancient Egyptian literary corpus assumes a cultural context with which ancient Egyptian readers were familiar. Notably, the pervasive religious and cultural practices of ancient Egypt were inseparable from common customs, including sexual, reproductive, and erotic customs.