GREEK "HOMOSEXUALITY": WHITHER THE DEBATE?

Michael Lambert, Holger Szesnat

Abstract


1 INTRODUCTION
In this paper, we have attempted an overview of recent contributions to the debate
surrounding "homosexuality" in ancient Greece during the classical period. We have both
taught courses on sexuality in antiquity at an undergraduate and postgraduate level and
have not yet come across a study which situates the debate taking place in classical studies
in its broader intellectual framework, in such a way that it is accessible to anyone desiring
an introduction to the field and suggestions for further research. We hope that this paper
will address this need. We have confined ourselves to male "homosexuality" in ancient
Greece as most of the literature is concerned with this phenomenon; however those
·interested in an introduction to female "homosexuality" in antiquity are referred to Dover
(1989:171-184), Hallett (1979), Henderson (1988:1261-1263) and Lardinois (1989).

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.7445/39-2-521

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