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This lavishly illustrated ebook brings jointly, for the 1st time, the entire alternative ways within which vase-painting portrays or refers to pederasty, from scenes of courtship, foreplay, and intercourse, to scenes of Zeus along with his boy-love Ganymede, to painted inscriptions praising the wonderful thing about boys. The publication indicates how painters used the language of vase-painting to forged pederasty in an idealizing gentle, portraying it as a part of an international during which attractive elite men exhibit praiseworthy attitudes, reminiscent of moderation, and have interaction in authorized actions, equivalent to searching, athletics, and the symposium. The e-book additionally includes a entire catalogue of suitable vase-paintings, compiled via famous archaeologist Keith DeVries. it's the so much accomplished remedy to be had of an establishment that has few sleek parallels.
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M and y jointly on kline at symposium. M has palms round y. Fig. 1. 15. three. eighty three long island 07. 286. forty seven. R-f cup, Hegesiboulos Painter. ARV2175, 1631, Para 339, Add2184. M on kline at symposium fondles penis of slave-boy. Fig. three. 21. three. eighty four Athens, Agora P 7901. Fr. r-f cup which recollects the Gotha cup and Euphronios. ARV2 1559. Fr. sort c'. fitness center: gym-kit. Kalos-inscription to Agasikrates, between whose estate it used to be stumbled on. three. eighty five Malibu eighty two. AE. fifty three. R-f psykter, Smikros (Bothmer and Frel). Add2395. J. Frel 1981. Greek pics within the J. Paul Getty Museum eight, fig. 20. four y/b dating pairs. L to r: first, sort a' (d-gesture purely) and training for kiss; style a' (d-gesture in simple terms) (b touches y's arm); y appears at departing b, who appears to be like again at him; sort a' (double u-gesture) (b reaches towards y's decrease physique, w/ palm down, in gesture of acceptance). Inscribed names, a few w/ kalos, see dialogue in textual content. Fig. five. three. three. 86 Palermo 2139. Fr. w-g mug (possibly Hegesiboulos Painter: Wehgartner). I. Wehgartner 1983. Attisch Weissgrundige Keramik. Mainz. 99–100, no. three, pl. 33. three ys w/ "money-sacks" in hand, and 1 flower (type b' gifts). three. 87 Malibu eighty five. AE. 25. R-f cup, chippie Painter (Bothmer). M/b kiss scene. Fig. 1. 19. three. 88 Berlin 1964. four. R-f cup, wider circle of the Nikosthenes Painter. ARV21700, Para 334, Add2177. Satyrs in orgiastic scene (fellatio, anal). Fig. three. eleven. four. Ca. 505–470 BC four. 1 Frankfurt, Museum für Vor-und Frühgeschichte B 304. B-f lekythos, Capodimonte staff. Para 214. five (identified incorrectly). 2 m/y pairs, 1 variety b'(h). four. 2 Athens, Kanepoullos assortment. B-flekythos, Gela Painter. Para 216. kind c', m/y. Hunt: hound. four. three Boulogne forty nine. B-f lekythos, category of Athens 581. ABV 496. one hundred seventy. M dating y. four. four Lugano, deepest assortment. B-f w-g lekythos, Sappho Painter. Para 247. variety b', m/b (f-c). Hunt: hound. four. five Athens industry. B-f w-g lekythos, Diosophos Painter. C. H. E. Haspels 1936. Attic Black-figured Lekythoi. Paris. 235, no. sixty eight. style b', m/b (h, lyre? ). four. 6 Athens Nat'l Museum, Acropolis 2280. Fr. b-f w-g lekythos, Diosophos Painter. Haspels 1936. 237, no. one hundred and five (see four. 5). Eros and y. four. 7 as soon as Berlin 2032. B-f w-g lekythos, Diosophos Painter. Haspels 1936. 237, no. 108, pl. 37, 1 a-b (see four. 5). Zeus and Ganymede (with Eros prodding Zeus from behind). Ganymede drops f-c. four. eight Paris marketplace. B-f small neck-amphora, Diosophos Painter. Para 249, backside. A: y/b, probably sort b' (h? ). four. nine Brauron. Fr. b-f w-g alabastron, Diosophos Painter. Para 249. A: Eros and b. Hunt: puppy. B: style b', in simple terms y (erastes or eromenos? ) (h; f-c present). four. 10 London, Winslow assortment. B-f pelike, Theseus Painter. ABV 519. 10, Para 256. either side: m embracing b. four. eleven Tarquinia 637. Fr. b-f skyphos, close to the Theseus Painter. Para 259. Dancing males and ys, a few ithyphallic, self-priming/masturbation (DeVries sees anal curiosity w/ reversed age roles). four. 12 Thebes, Rhitsona eighty. 260. B-f skyphos, CHC staff. ABV 618. 38. A: combined a' (d-gesture merely) and b' (f-c), y/y. Dancing figs. four. thirteen Ferrara. B-f skyphos, CHC team. ABV 618. 39. A: combined a' (d-gesture simply) and b' (f-c), y/b.