The Resource Prostitutes and courtesans in the ancient world, edited by Christopher A. Faraone and Laura K. McClure

Prostitutes and courtesans in the ancient world, edited by Christopher A. Faraone and Laura K. McClure

Label
Prostitutes and courtesans in the ancient world
Title
Prostitutes and courtesans in the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
edited by Christopher A. Faraone and Laura K. McClure
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
These essays explore the implications of sex-for-pay from ancient Mesopotamia to the early Christian period. They reflect the debates engendered by research by confronting the ambiguous terms for prostitution in ancient languages as well as the political and social implications of literary representations of prostitutes
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.74/0938
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ113
LC item number
.P76 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Wisconsin studies in classics
Label
Prostitutes and courtesans in the ancient world, edited by Christopher A. Faraone and Laura K. McClure
Publication
Note
Papers from the conference, "Prostitution in the Ancient World," held in Madison, April 12-14, 2002, hosted by the Classics and Hebrew and Semitic Studies department at the University
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-327) and index
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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
Marriage, divorce, and the prostitute in ancient Mesopotamia / Martha T. Roth -- Prostitution in the social world and the religious rhetoric of ancient Israel / Phyllis A. Bird -- Heavenly bodies : monuments to prostitutes in Greek sanctuaries / Catherine Keesling -- Sacred prostitution in the first person / Stephanie L. Budin -- Free and unfree sexual work : an economic analysis of Athenian prostitution / Edward E. Cohen -- The bad girls of Athens : the image and function of Hetairai in judicial oratory / Allison Glazebrook -- The psychology of prostitution in Aeschines's speech against Timarchus / Susan Lape -- Zone shame in the Roman city / Thomas McGinn -- The politics of prostitution : Clodia, Cicero, and social order in the late Roman Republic / Marsha McCoy -- Matrona and whore : clothing and definition in Roman antiquity / Kelly Olson -- Priestess and courtesan : the ambivalence of female leadership in Aristophanes's Lysistrata / Christopher A. Faraone -- A courtesan's choreography : female liberty and male anxiety at the Roman dinner party / Sharon L. James -- Infamous performers : comic actors and female prostitutes in Rome / Anne Duncan -- The phallic lesbian : philosophy, comedy, and social inversion in Lucian's Dialogues of the courtesans / Kate Gilhuly
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ocn223388213
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 360 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780299213138
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)223388213
  • acls0299213137

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