Eros: The Myth of Ancient Greek Sexuality - Bruce S. Thornton

Eros: The Myth of Ancient Greek Sexuality

Bruce S. Thornton

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Eros: The Myth of Ancient Greek Sexuality is a controversial book that lays bare the meanings Greeks gave to sex. Contrary to the romantic idealization of sex dominating our culture, the Greeks saw eros as a powerful force of nature, potentially dangerous and in need of control by society: Eros the Destroyer, not Cupid the Insipid, fired the Greek imagination. The destruct

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