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Studies in Sexual Inversion Embodying a Study in Greek Ethics and a Study in Modern Ethics John Addington Symonds

Studies in Sexual Inversion Embodying a Study in Greek Ethics and a Study in Modern Ethics

John Addington Symonds

Published January 1st 2003
ISBN : 9780766135192
Paperback
204 pages
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Homosexuality and pederasty in Greece and the modern age, an ethical reconsideration. Part one, a problem in Greek ethics, contains, among other chapters, Homer had no knowledge of pederasty - Achilles - treatment of Homer by the later Greeks-MoreHomosexuality and pederasty in Greece and the modern age, an ethical reconsideration. Part one, a problem in Greek ethics, contains, among other chapters, Homer had no knowledge of pederasty - Achilles - treatment of Homer by the later Greeks- Romance of Achilles and Partroclus- Heroic ideal of masculine love- Vulgar pederasty - how introduced into Hellas - Crete - Laius - myth of Ganymede. Part two, a problem in modern ethics, contains, among other chapters, Christian opinion from the Age of Justinian- Vulgar errors- Literature: idealistic - Walt Whitman- Suggestions upon legislation.