Sex: Vice and Love from Antiquity to Modernity examines the impact that sexual fantasies about the classical world have had on modern Western culture.
Offers a wealth of information on sex in the Greek and Roman world
Correlates the study of classical sexuality with modern Western cultures
Identifies key influential themes in the evolution of erotic discourse from antiquity to modernity
Presents a serious and thought-provoking topic with great accessibility
Alastair J. L. Blanshard is a senior lecturer in Classics & Ancient History at the University of Sydney. He is the author of Hercules: A Heroic Life (2005).