Sexuality in Antiquity

Introduction The purpose for creating this website was to examine how we look at sexuality in antiquity, particularly homosexuality; even more specifically, lesbianism. The way in which Western scholars (Freud, Foucault) understands homosexuality -or sexuality at all- is a modern construction that would have not existed conceptually the same way in 7th c BCE, Lesbos, … More Sexuality in Antiquity

Sulpicia I

  Context for Sulpicia Sulpicia is the only female poet from Ancient Rome whose work still survives today. Her six love elegies were published with the work of Albius Tibullus in his Tibullian Corpus. Sulpicia’s poems have received critical attention from many scholars within the last five centuries as the poem’s authorship and literary credibility … More Sulpicia I