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Rape and the politics of consent in classical Athens. [Rosanna Omitowoju] -- "This book is an in-depth study of the topic of rape in classical Athens.

Its central focus is on violent sexual encounters but it also raises questions about the nature and ingredients of any type. This book is an in-depth study of the topic of rape in classical Athens.

Its central focus is on violent sexual encounters but it also raises questions about the nature and ingredients of any type of sexual activity in Athens.

Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens This revised Cambridge University thesis examines the categories of rape and seduction in fourth-century Athens and finds that the ancient discussions do not fit modern categories (such as consent, violence, autonomous agency).Author: Donald Lateiner.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(2). This book is an in-depth study of the topic of rape in classical Athens. Its central focus is on violent sexual encounters but it also raises questions about the nature and ingredients of any type of sexual activity in Athens.

In particular it concentrates on two related areas: the law of classical Athens, especially as represented by speeches Price Range: $ - $   An act of rape, then, could be instead interpreted as moicheia, depending entirely on the benevolence of the husband or father.

In either model, the consent of the woman is relative to the situation and people at hand, and irrelevant to the culture at large. The Rape of Proserpina, Peter Paul Rubens [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

At once daring and authoritative, this book offers a profusely illustrated history of sexual politics in ancient Athens. The phallus was pictured everywhere in ancient Athens: painted on vases, sculpted in marble, held aloft in gigantic form in public processions, and shown in stage comedies.

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James H. Dee, Epitheta Hominum apud Homerum. N.J. Lowe, The Classical Plot and the Invention of Western Narrative. - Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens Rosanna Omitowoju Table of Contents More information. Created Date: 12/19/ PM.

Ancient Greece and Rome. Consent and Sexual Relations in Classical Athens [David Cohen] Seduction and Rape in Greek Myth [Mary R. Lefkowitz] Livy’s Lucretia and the Validity of Coerced Consent in Roman Law [Diana C. Moses] The Social Dynamics of Consent to Marriage and Sexual Relations: The Evidence of Roman Comedy [Richard P.

Saller] II. RAPE AND THE POLITICS OF CONSENT IN CLASSICAL ATHENS. By ROSANNA OMITOWOJU. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (Cambridge Classical Studies). ix, MODERN SCHOLARSHIP on male sexual transgression with females in ancient Athens tends to focus on the distinction the Athenians made between seduction and rape, generally.

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OMITOWOJU, R., Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens. Cambridge University Press, p. Hardback. Series: Cambridge Classical Studies. This book is an in-depth study of the topic of rape in classical Athens.

Consent marks the difference between slavery and employment, permissible sexual relations and rape, borrowing or selling and theft, medical treatment and battery, participation in research and being a human guinea pig. This book assembles the contributions of a distinguished group of scholars concerning the ethics of consent in theory and practice.

Law and Society in Classical Athens, first published intraces the development of legal thought and its relation to Athenian values. Previously Athens’ courts have been regarded as chaotic, isolated from the rest of society and even bizarre. Traditionally, scholars have approached Roman sexuality using categories of sexual ethics drawn from contemporary, Western society.

In this book Dr Langlands seeks to move away from these towards a deeper understanding of the issues that mattered to the Romans themselves, and the ways in which they negotiated them, by focusing on the untranslatable concept of pudicitia (broadly meaning Author: Rebecca Langlands.

Review of R. Omitowoju, Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens (Cambridge UP, )Author: MIRTO M. Ogden, Daniel, “Rape, Adultery and the Protection of Bloodlines in Classical Athens,” in Rape in Antiquity: Sexual violence in the Greek and Roman worlds edited by S.

Deacy and K.F. Pierce, London: Duckworth () ; Rosanna Omitowoju, Rape and the Politics of Consent in Classical Athens, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press () / bmcr.

At once daring and authoritative, this book offers a profusely illustrated history of sexual politics in ancient phallus was pictured everywhere in ancient Athens: painted on vases, sculpted in marble, held aloft in gigantic form in public processions, and shown in stage comedies.

This obsession with the phallus dominated almost every aspect of public life, influencing law, myth. At once daring and authoritative, this book offers a profusely illustrated history of sexual politics in ancient Athens. The phallus was pictured everywhere in ancient Athens: painted on vases, sculpted in marble, held aloft in gigantic form in public processions, and shown in stage comedies.4/5.

Table of contents. Preface ATHENIAN LEGAL DISCOURSE 1. Regulating rape: soap operas and self-interest in the Athenian courts - Rosanna Omitowoju (King's College, Cambridge) 2. Rape, adultery and protection of bloodlines in classical Athens - Daniel Ogden (University of Wales Swansea) GREEK MYTH 3.

The vulnerability of Athena: parthenoi and rape in Greek myth - Susan Deacy (Keele. At once daring and authoritative, this book offers a profusely illustrated history of sexual politics in ancient phallus was pictured everywhere in ancient Athens: painted on vases, sculpted in marble, held aloft in gigantic form in public processions, and shown in stage comedies.

In Classical Athens, there was no exact equivalent of the English term "adultery", but the similar moicheia (Ancient Greek: μοιχεία) was a criminal offence often translated as adultery by an moicheia was restricted to illicit sex with free women, and so men could legally have extra-marital sex with slaves and ly, Athenian culture and adultery laws.

At once daring and authoritative, this book offers a profusely illustrated history of sexual politics in ancient Athens.

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