author={J. Sullivan},
  pages={288 - 302}
Obscenity in Epigram
Martial on Ovid on Ovid. Mart. 11.104, The Remedia Amoris, and Saturnalian Poetics
This article re-examines the interactions of Martial’s epigram 11.104 with Ovidian poetry. While previous interpretations have been primarily concerned with Martial’s manifest allusion to the ArsExpand
Roman prose and poetry
The language of Roman adultery
This thesis uses the language of adultery to examine the relationship between law and society in ancient Rome. In particular, questions will be asked about the ways in which this exchange functionedExpand
Effeminacy in the Shadow of Empire: The Politics of Transgressive Gender in Josephus's Bellum Judaicum
As has long been recognized, Judaean tyranny, especially that associated with the revolutionary faction led by John of Gischala, plays a central role in Bellum Judaicum, functioning as an infectiousExpand
Embodied Poetics in Martial 11
In this paper, I call attention to the way in which Martial uses the body of his “wife.” In particular, I focus on one act the poet associates with his wife in this libellus, that of anal sex. IExpand
Sexual morality in ancient Rome
Introduction 1. Sexual virtue on display: the cults of pudicitia and honours for women 2. Traditional narratives and Livy's Roman history 3. Valerius Maximus: the complexities of past as paradigm 4.Expand
Some Myths and Anomalies in the Study of Roman Sexuality
  • J. Butrica
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Journal of homosexuality
  • 2005
This paper seeks to dispel several myths prevalent in the scholarship on Roman sexuality: that a freed slave was still obligated to serve his former master's sexual demands (LA), that the cinaeduscannot be the same as the modern male homosexual (LB), and that the Romans were implacably hostile to lesbianism. Expand