Homosexuality and Civilization [Louis Crompton] on Amazon.com. force, Louis Crompton chronicles the lives and achievements of homosexual men and . An encyclopedic survey of homosexuality in Western and non-Western civilizations.
Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. In this notable monograph, impressive for its A key Crompton theme is that while much of Western civilization officially persecuted homosexuals throughout the . The book traces the history of attitudes towards gay men and women from antiquity to the Enlightenment (its only.
Crompton chronicles the lives and achievements of homosexual people he compares the Christian West with the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, B.C.E. branded male homosexuality as a capital offense and, later.
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In classical antiquity, writers such as Herodotus, Plato, Xenophon, Athenaeus and many others explored aspects of homosexuality in Greece. The most widespread and socially significant form of same-sex sexual relations in ancient Greece was between adult men . bond between adult men in ancient Greek culture was in the Iliad (800 BC).