22 Oct The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, & Longing in the Ancient World. Vicki León. Walker, $17 trade paper (p) ISBN About The Joy of Sexus. In her previous books, Vicki León put readers in the sandals of now obsolete laborers, ranging from funeral clowns to armpit pluckers, . The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, and Longing in the Ancient World – by Vicki León.
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Gale Scotch College – Victoria. But not far into the book, I encountered an error that made me hesitate.
And sometimes Leon offer This little, lively book is an amusing and detailed introduction to daily life eexus the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. John and Alison Kearney Library. Gale University of New England. Gale City of Palmerston. The text goes on to say, “About two centuries later, among his many infamies, Nero brutally assaulted a vestal named Rubria. Amazon Music Stream millions ojy songs.
He published Art of Love and its erotic companion Remedies for Love. Refreshing LGBT accepting, though very obviously written from an overeager ally you know the type.
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The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, and Longing in the Ancient World by Vicki León
Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English Xavier College. This book is a helluva lot of fun! This is a fun, enlightening trip into the ancient world not covered in high school textbooks. Now, in this book of astonishing true tales of love and sex in long-ago Greece, Rome, and other cultures around the Mediterranean, she opens the doors to shadowy rooms and parts the curtains of decorum.
The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, and Longing in the Ancient World
Reads a little like a textbook, but lots of interesting information. I do plan on reading the title when it is published in book-format. The book is funny, witty, and sexy even though it also gives weight to very serious subject matter like genital mutilation and slavery.
But it was something so easy to research- she claimed that the Lex Julia regarding adultery that was so famous under Augustus’s rule was named after Julia, when anyone who had bothered to look it up would know that the “Julia” description was actually just the feminine version of Augustus’s nomen, Julius, used because “lex” is a feminine noun”- o when I caught that mistake, it made me doubt everything else I’d read.
Gale Fair Work Commission. Gale University of Canberra. Gale St Paul’s School. Gale Frederwick Irwin Anglican School. Gale Alice Springs Town Council. Jan 12, Lolly’s Library rated it really liked it Shelves: As a fan of Leon’s for many years I adore her Uppity Women of Publicist or Marketing Professional. Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English Cumberland Council. Showing of 27 reviews.
Aug 19, David rated it liked it. My main complaints are that some of the stories felt a little too short, like information was lacking. Library View online via Australian Lutheran College. The book covers some of the famous people of the Ancient World and some other intriguing topics along the way. William Angliss Learning Resource Centre. It seems that Pherenike was a young woman born into a family of Olympic victors.
Definitely a highbrow bathroom book. You’re not going to get any long, in-depth teh at any one thing here but rather a shallow view of things.
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Now, in this book of astonishing true tales of love and sex in long-ago Greece, Rome, and other cultures around the Mediterranean, she opens the doors thhe shadowy rooms and parts the curtains of decorum. The Joy of Sexus. Ever wonder how all of the above ever came about? Gale Central Queensland University.
St Paul’s Grammar School Library. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Excellent history drawn from primary sources, Vicki Leon’s “Joy of Sexus: Taminmin Joint Use Library.
Gale Clontarf Beach State High. Easy nonfiction read when I was feeling a little overwhelmed and down. May not be open to the public Periodical; Jpy, magazine, other English Show 0 more libraries