Woman Plus Woman in Classical Rome

Woman Plus Woman in Classical Rome

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast – Episode 27d with Heather Rose Jones

A critical look at the evidence regarding sexual and romantic relationships between women in Classical Rome.

In this episode we talk about

  • The Roman “sexual system”
  • How women break the pattern
  • How Roman women had sex with each other
  • Same-sex marriage in the Roman empire
  • The causes and meaning of same-sex desire
  • Imagining sex and love between women
  • Women’s voices
  • Martial’s epigrams on sexually aggressive women
  • Lucian’s Dialogues of the Courtesans
  • Women’s relationships elsewhere in the empire: Celts and Egyptians
  • A list of sources and links can be found in the transcript
  • A transcript of this podcast is available here.

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

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Links to Heather Online

Website: http://alpennia.com

Email: contact@alpennia.com

Twitter: @heatherosejones

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Heather-Rose-Jones-490950014312292/

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