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1. The Greeks and Greek Love: a Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World
by Davidson, James 
Price: USD 20.00
Dealer: Alibris, citywbooks via Alibris
Description: Random House 2009-05-26 Hardcover Very Good Clean book with very little signs of reading. Quick response! 

2. The Greeks and Greek Love: A Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World
by Davidson, James 
Price: USD 33.01
Dealer: Abebooks, Irish Booksellers
Description: ISBN10: 0375505164, ISBN13: 9780375505164, [publisher: Random House] Hardcover [Portland, ME, U.S.A.] [Publication Year: 2009]  

3. The Greeks and Greek Love: A Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World
by James Davidson 
Price: USD 37.53
Dealer: Biblio, Ergodebooks
Description: Random House, Date: 2009-05-26. Hardcover. Good. 2009. Random House ISBN 0375505164 9780375505164 [US] 

4. The Greeks and Greek Love. A Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World.
by Davidson, James: 
Price: USD 49.00
Dealer: ZVAB, Fundus-Online GbR Borkert Schwarz Zerfaß
Description: ISBN10: 0375505164, ISBN13: 9780375505164, [publisher: New York: Random House.] Hardcover XXXIV., 789 Seiten / p., 58 ill., 3 maps., Beilage / suppl. Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Wolfgang Haase, langjährigem Herausgeber der ANRW und des International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT) / From the library of Prof. Wolfgang Haase, long-time editor of ANRW and the International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT). leicht berieben, Grobschnitt, ansonsten tadelloser Zustand / lightly rubbed, otherwise perfect condition - Beilage / Supplement: div. Rezensionen / reviews - For nearly two thousand years, historians have treated the subject of homosexuality in ancient Greece with apology, embarrassment, or outright denial. Now classics scholar James Davidson offers a brilliant, unblushing exploration of the passion that permeated Greek civilization. Using homosexuality as a lens, Davidson sheds new light on every aspect of Greek culture, from politics and religion to art and war. With stunning erudition and irresistible wit—and without moral judgment—Davidson has written the first major examination of homosexuality in ancient Greece since the dawn of the modern gay rights movement. -- What exactly did same-sex love mean in a culture that had no word or concept comparable to our term "homosexuality"? How sexual were these attachments? When Greeks spoke of love between men and boys, how young were the boys, how old were the men? Drawing on examples from philosophy, poetry, drama, history, and vase painting, Davidson provides fascinating answers to questions that have vexed scholars for generations. To begin, he defines the essential Greek words for romantic love—eras, pothos, philia—and explores the shades of emotion and passion embodied in each. Then, exploding the myth of Greek "boy love," Davidson shows that Greek same-sex pairs were in fact often of the same generation, with boys under eighteen zealously separated from older boys and men. -- Davidson argues that the essence of Greek homosexuality was "besottedness"—falling head over heels and "making a great big song and dance about it," though sex was certainly not excluded. With refreshing candor, humor, and an astonishing command of Greek culture, Davidson examines how this passion played out in the myths of Ganymede and Cephalus, in the lives of archetypal Greek heroes such as Achilles, Heracles, and Alexander, in the politics of Athens and the army of lovers that defended Thebes. He considers the sexual peculiarities of Sparta and Crete, the legend and truth surrounding Sappho, and the relationship between Greek athletics and sexuality. -- Writing with the energy, vitality, and irony that the subject deserves, Davidson has elucidated the ruling passion of classical antiquity. Ultimately The Greeks and Greek Love is about how desire—homosexual and heterosexual— is embodied in human civilization. At once scholarly and entertaining, this is a book that sheds as much light on our own world as on the world of Homer, Plato, and Alexander. ISBN 9780375505164 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1260 Originalhardcover mit Schutzumschlag / with dust jacket. [Berlin, Germany] [Publication Year: 2007]  

5. The Greeks and Greek Love. A Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World.
by Davidson, James: 
Price: USD 58.53
Dealer: AbebooksDE, Fundus-Online GbR Borkert Schwarz Zerfaß
Description: ISBN10: 0375505164, ISBN13: 9780375505164, [publisher: New York: Random House.] Hardcover XXXIV., 789 Seiten / p., 58 ill., 3 maps., Beilage / suppl. Aus der Bibliothek von Prof. Wolfgang Haase, langjährigem Herausgeber der ANRW und des International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT) / From the library of Prof. Wolfgang Haase, long-time editor of ANRW and the International Journal of the Classical Tradition (IJCT). leicht berieben, Grobschnitt, ansonsten tadelloser Zustand / lightly rubbed, otherwise perfect condition - Beilage / Supplement: div. Rezensionen / reviews - For nearly two thousand years, historians have treated the subject of homosexuality in ancient Greece with apology, embarrassment, or outright denial. Now classics scholar James Davidson offers a brilliant, unblushing exploration of the passion that permeated Greek civilization. Using homosexuality as a lens, Davidson sheds new light on every aspect of Greek culture, from politics and religion to art and war. With stunning erudition and irresistible wit—and without moral judgment—Davidson has written the first major examination of homosexuality in ancient Greece since the dawn of the modern gay rights movement. -- What exactly did same-sex love mean in a culture that had no word or concept comparable to our term "homosexuality"? How sexual were these attachments? When Greeks spoke of love between men and boys, how young were the boys, how old were the men? Drawing on examples from philosophy, poetry, drama, history, and vase painting, Davidson provides fascinating answers to questions that have vexed scholars for generations. To begin, he defines the essential Greek words for romantic love—eras, pothos, philia—and explores the shades of emotion and passion embodied in each. Then, exploding the myth of Greek "boy love," Davidson shows that Greek same-sex pairs were in fact often of the same generation, with boys under eighteen zealously separated from older boys and men. -- Davidson argues that the essence of Greek homosexuality was "besottedness"—falling head over heels and "making a great big song and dance about it," though sex was certainly not excluded. With refreshing candor, humor, and an astonishing command of Greek culture, Davidson examines how this passion played out in the myths of Ganymede and Cephalus, in the lives of archetypal Greek heroes such as Achilles, Heracles, and Alexander, in the politics of Athens and the army of lovers that defended Thebes. He considers the sexual peculiarities of Sparta and Crete, the legend and truth surrounding Sappho, and the relationship between Greek athletics and sexuality. -- Writing with the energy, vitality, and irony that the subject deserves, Davidson has elucidated the ruling passion of classical antiquity. Ultimately The Greeks and Greek Love is about how desire—homosexual and heterosexual— is embodied in human civilization. At once scholarly and entertaining, this is a book that sheds as much light on our own world as on the world of Homer, Plato, and Alexander. ISBN 9780375505164 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 1260 Originalhardcover mit Schutzumschlag / with dust jacket. [Berlin, Germany] [Publication Year: 2007]  

6. The Greeks and Greek Love: A Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World
by Davidson James 
Price: USD 96.31
Dealer: Biblio, Bonita
Description: Hardcover. Good. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items. ISBN 0375505164 9780375505164 [US] 

7. The Greeks and Greek Love: a Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World
by Davidson, James 
Price: USD 100.15
Dealer: Alibris, Bonita via Alibris
Description: Random House 2009 Hardcover Good Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items. May be an ex-library book. 

8. The Greeks and Greek Love: A Bold New Exploration of the Ancient World
by James Davidson 
Price: USD 305.87
Dealer: Abebooks, LowKeyBooks
Description: ISBN10: 0375505164, ISBN13: 9780375505164, [publisher: 2009-01-01] Hardcover Item is in very good condition. If supplemental codes/CDs for textbooks are required please contact us prior to purchasing as they may be missing. Photos are stock pictures and not of the actual item. [Sumas, WA, U.S.A.] [Publication Year: 2009]  

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