The Resource Forbidden Friendships : Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence

Forbidden Friendships : Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence

Label
Forbidden Friendships : Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence
Title
Forbidden Friendships
Title remainder
Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a superb work of scholarship, impossible to overpraise ... It marks a milestone in the 20-year rise of gay and lesbian studies.--Martin Duberman, The Advocate The men of Renaissance Florence were so renowned for sodomy that "Florenzer" in German meant "sodomite." In the late fifteenth century, as many as one in two Florentine men had come to the attention of the authorities for sodomy by the time they were thirty. In 1432 The Office of the Night was created specifically to police sodomy in Florence. Indeed, nearly all Florentine males probably had some kind of same-sex experience as a
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 305.389664094551
  • 306.76620945510902
  • 306.7662094551
  • 306.7669094551
  • 306.7669094551
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • HQ76.3.I8F57 1996
  • HQ76.3.I82F57 1996
  • HQ76.3.I82 F57 1996eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Forbidden Friendships : Homosexuality and Male Culture in Renaissance Florence
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Florence and Sodomy; 1. Making Problems: Preoccupations and Controversy over Sodomy in the Early Fifteenth Century; 2. The Officers of the Night; 3. "He Keeps Him Like a Woman": Age and Gender in the Social Organization of Sodomy; 4. Social Profiles; 5. "Great Love and Good Brotherhood": Sodomy and Male Sociability; 6. Politics and Sodomy in the Late Fifteenth Century: The Medici, Savonarola, and the Abolition of the Night Officers; Epilogue: Change and Continuity in the Policing of Sodomy in the Sixteenth Century; Appendix A: Penalties Levied
Control code
ocn475956055
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (382 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602563049
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34237057
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)475956055
  • pebcs019802343X

Library Locations

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