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Love among the ruins : the erotics of democracy in classical Athens /

Classical Athenian literature often speaks of democratic politics in sexual terms. Citizens are urged to become lovers of the polis, and politicians claim to be lovers of the people. Victoria Wohl argues that this was no dead metaphor. Exploring the intersection between eros and politics in democrat...

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Main Author: Wohl, Victoria, 1966-
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ℗♭2002.
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