Sex or Symbol
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Investigating overt sexual representations in the art of Greek and Roman life, Johns explains that many of the objects which Victorians found shocking were not all intended to have an erotic purpose. Many had a religious and apotropaic function, and also shed light on social mores of the time.
Product code: cmc17133
Price category: £10 to £25
World culture: Ancient Rome
Title: Sex or Symbol
Subtitle: Erotic Images of Greece and Rome
Author: Catherine Johns
Number of pages: 192
llustrations: 38 colour and 124 b/w
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