The first Women's Liberation movement also took place in this period, and Clarke explains how and when it came about.
He shows how and why the Roman man was a bisexual creature, alternating his affections between women and men, and how society treated the entrenched homosexual.
When and why did Women's Liberation come to ancient Rome? What was the role of prostitution—both male and female?
Clarke, one of the world's foremost authorities on ancient Rome, puts these works of art back into their original context—whether in the home, brothel, or banquet table—and reveals ancient Roman attitudes on sex and sexuality.
Why did the ancient Romans proudly display their erotic art in public?
Romans, both rich and poor, proudly displayed images in their homes that we would hide away.
Clarke takes the reader into a society markedly different from ours in its attitudes toward sex.
With all its quirks, it was a sexually tolerant society that encouraged the creation and open display of erotic art. 250, as well as Looking at Lovemaking: Constructions of Sexuality in Roman Art 100 B.
He is one of the world's foremost authorities on life in ancient Rome and author of The Houses of Roman Italy: Ritual, Space, and Decoration 100 B. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.
Hrdina americké komedie Roderick Blank (Simon Baker) je úspěšný mladý muž, který si užívá života plnými doušky.