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Title Greek prostitutes in the ancient Mediterranean, 800 BCE-200 CE / edited by Allison Glazebrook and Madeleine M. Henry.

Imprint Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    306 GRE    Available
Description xi, 324 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Wisconsin studies in classics
Wisconsin studies in classics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-294) and index.
Contents Why prostitues? Why Greek? Why now? / Allison Glazebrook and Madeleine M. Henry -- Traffic in women : from Homer to Hipponax, from war to commerce / Madeleine M. Henry --- Porneion : prostitution in Athenian civic space / Allison Glazebrook -- Bringing the outside in : the Andrōn as brothel and the Symposium's civic sexuality / Sean Corner -- Woman + wine = prostitute in classical Athens? / Clare Kelly Blazeby -- Embodying sympotic pleasure : a visual pun on the body of an Aulētris / Helen A. Coccagna -- Sex for sale? Interpreting erotica in the Havana collection / Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz -- Brothels at Delos : the evidence for prostitution in the maritime world / T. Davina McClain and Nicholas K. Rauh -- Ballio's brothel, Phoenicium's letter, and the literary education of Greco-Roman prostitutes : the evidence of Plautus's Pseudolus / Judith P. Hallett -- Prostitutes, pimps, and political conspiracies during the Late Roman Republic -- Terminology of prostittuion in the Ancient Greek world / Konstantinos K. Kapparis -- Greek brothels and more / Thomas A.J. McGinn.
Subject Prostitutes -- Greece -- History.
Prostitutes -- Rome -- History.
Added Author Glazebrook, Allison, 1966-
Henry, Madeleine Mary, 1949-
ISBN 9780299235642 (pbk.)
0299235645 (pbk.)
9780299235635 (e-book)
0299235637 (e-book)

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