In an attempt to emulate classic Latin erotic elegy from the Golden Age, here is my own attempt at a Propertius-esque ode.
O utinam permittat Amor me aspicere bellus Surgente Aurorae luce tuos ocellos, O utinam Somnus declinat lentiter illos, Furva caelum nocte operiente latum.
Translation of volumes 1-2 of Sittengeschichte Greichenlands. I used to work for the Ares Press and functioned as an editor of their vetted journal, The Ancient World.
Religion & Erotic Erotic in Greek Literature The Love of the Man for the Wom Translation of volumes 1-2 of Sittengeschichte Greichenlands. He reviews marriage and the life of women, the human figure, festivals, theatre, dances, games and meals, religion and the erotic, greek literature, prostitution and the services provided by the Hetairaea and the position of male homosexuality in Greek life.
O would that Sleep gently close them, With black night covering over the wide sky!
Dreams, which hide all true things in dark shadows, Go away from wretched me! But just now light Sleep abandons my body, So wretched, wild with thirst for you alone, And already tears flow down on my empty little bed, Where once upon a time you enjoyed my dear love.
Coin Week Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....
In Greek mythology, satyrs were lustful woodland spirits, companions of Dionysus the wine god (so they were often portrayed both drunk and aroused). 525 – 411 BCE) the Aegean island of Thasos, famed for wine, issued coins depicting a satyr behaving inappropriately with a protesting nymph.
The company moved to Golden, Colorado, ending my connection with it, but has recently returned to the Chicago area.
I have begun writing book reviews for the journal again.
In ancient Rome there were artworks in living rooms or studies depicting erotic images of lovers performing various sexual acts and in ancient Mesopotamia mass-produced terracotta plagues would show couples having sex.
For the Romans, sex was a part of their everyday lives, state affairs, religious rites, myths, even warfare, and featured prominently in their art.
Author's actual name was Paul Hans Brandt, 1875-1929Introduction: Greek Ideals of Love Marriage & the Life of Women The Human Figure Festivals The Theatre Dance, Games, Meals Etc. Religion & Erotic Erotic in Greek Literature The Love of the Man for the Woman Masturbation Tribadism Prostitution Male Homosexuality Perversions of Greek Sexual Life Supplement General Index Index of Authorities & Quoted Works Using literary, historical and artistic evidence, Licht presents a detailed picture of sexual life in Ancient Greece.