"A Companion to Greek and Roman Sexualities presents a comprehensive collection of original essays relating to aspects of gender and sexuality in the classical world.
Views the various practices and discursive contexts of sexuality systematically and holistically
Discusses Greece and Rome in each chapter, with sensitivity to the continuities and differences between the two classical civilizations
Addresses the classical influence on the understanding of later ages and religion
Covers artistic and literary genres, various social environments of sexual conduct, and the technical disciplines of medicine, magic, physiognomy, and dream interpretation
Features contributions from more than 40 top international scholars