Greek Philosophy


in Homosexuality in Greece and Rome

Published by University of California Press

Published in print December 2003 | ISBN: 9780520223813
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520936508 | DOI:
Greek Philosophy

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This chapter discusses homosexuality in Greek philosophical texts. Same-gender love among males is a recurring topic in Greek philosophical discourse of the fourth century B.C.E. and later. Fragments from Memorabilia, Charmides, Lysis, Gorgias, Symposium, Phaedrus, Prior Analytics, Nicomachean Ethics, On Regimen, Problems, Diogenes of Sinope, Bion of Borysthenes, Theodorus of Cyrene, Stoicorum Veterum Fragmenta, Outlines of Pyrrhonism, and Against Heretical Sects are provided as well.

Keywords: homosexuality; Greek philosophy; Memorabilia; Charmides; Lysis; Gorgias; Symposium; Phaedrus; Theodorus of Cyrene; Stoicorum Veterum Fragmenta

Chapter.  53278 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Greek and Roman Archaeology

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