Sexual Violence in History: A Bibliography

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First published: February 1, 2024 - Last updated: March 1, 2024


Editors: Susan Deacy, José Malheiro Magalhães, Jean Zacharski Menzies

Title: Revisiting Rape in Antiquity

Subtitle: Sexualised Violence in Greek and Roman Worlds

Place: London

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Year: 2023

Pages: 304pp.

ISBN-13: 9781350099203 (hbk.) - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781350099210 (PDF) - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781350099227 (EPUB) - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat | ISBN-13: 9781350099234 (Online) - Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Ancient History: Byzantine History, Greek History, Roman History | Types: Rape


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- Susan Deacy, School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, University of Roehampton - ORCID, ResearchGate, Wikipedia

- José Malheiro Magalhães, School of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, University of Roehampton

- Jean Zacharski Menzies: Editor's Personal Website

Conference: Deacy, Susan, et al., org. Rape in Antiquity: 20 years on. London 2017. - Bibliographic Entry: Info

  Lists of Figures (p. ix)
  List of Contributors (p. xi)
  Acknowledgements (p. xiv)
  Introduction: 'Twenty Years Ago': Revisiting Rape in Antiquity   Susan Deacy (p. 1)
  Part 1: Why are we still Reading Rapes?
  1. Sympathy for the Victims of Sexual Violence in Greek society and Literature   Edward M. Harris (p. 19)
  2. Why are we Still Reading Ovid's rapes?   Holly Ranger (p. 33)
  3. Women who Punish Other Women: Rape and Infidelity in Retellings for Children of the Greek myth of Io and Hera   Robin Diver (p. 48)
  Part 2: Victims and survivors
  4. The Rape of Boys in Ancient Athens   José Malheiro Magalhães (p. 67)
  5. The Rape of Chrysippus   Nuno Simões Rodrigues (p. 83)
  6. Shame on whom? Changing Clerical Views on Raped Women in Late Antiquity   Ulriika Vihervalli (p. 99)
  Part 3: Critiquing 'A series of Erotic Pursuits'
  7. 'Simulated' Pursuit Scenes on Red-Figure Pottery: An Iconographic Re-Contextualization   Marco Serino (p. 113)
  8. Changing Fashions in the Visual Depiction of Sexual Pursuit in Classical Athens   Robin Osborne (p. 131)
  9. Fifty Shades of Rape: Erotic Pursuit and Abduction in Athenian Vase-Painting   Viktoria Räuchle (p. 145)
  Part 4: Constructing Rape and Sexual(ised) Violence
  10. Revisiting the Vulnerability of Athena: Rape, Sexual Conflict and the 'Myth Instinct'   Susan Deacy (p. 169)
  11. Sexual Violence in the Female Martyrdoms of the Sixth-Century Byzantine East: Febronia and Mahya   Elisa Groff (p. 183)
  12. Sororophobia in Ovid   Melissa Marturano (p. 200)
  Part 5: Coded Rapes: Now and Then
  13. Why Centaurs do not Rape Anymore? Looking for Sexual violence in Contemporary Children's and Young Adult Culture Inspired by Classical Antiquity   Ana Mik (p. 215)
  14. Sex, Violence and Graphics: Illustrating Helen   Karen F. Pierce (p. 231)
  15. Warfare, Violence, Rape, Revenge: Jane Holland's Boudicca & Co.   Marguerite Johnson (p. 247)
  16. Rape and Rhetoric during the Athenian Democracy   Jean Zacharski Menzies (p. 265)
  Index (p. 282)

Description: »How did the Greeks and Romans perceive rape? How seriously was it taken, and who were seen as its main victims? These are two central questions that Rape in Antiquity: Sexual Violence in the Greek and Roman Worlds (1997), edited by Susan Deacy and Karen F. Pierce, aimed to approach in twelve chapters. Setting out to understand if the ancients had a concept of rape and how it was understood through different angles - including legal, social, cultural and historiographical - Rape in Antiquity made an invaluable contribution to the scholarship on sexual violence in the ancient world, impacting upon the development of new approaches in the decades that followed its publication.
Revisiting Rape in Antiquity: Sexualised Violence in Greek and Roman Worlds maps out the influence of Rape in Antiquity while exploring how far cultural changes since the 1990s have reshaped the scholarly landscape. This collection, comprising chapters by established scholars and early career researchers from many countries, provides a new window into sexual - and sexualized - violence. Covering a long chronology, this book journeys from Homer to Byzantium, to modern receptions, to the analysis of wartime rape, ancient Greek tragedy, classical myth, how stories involving rape are retold for children, ancient law and rhetoric, classical art, Ovid, Late Antiquity, modern literature, comic books and cinema. This book is the culmination of a rich scholarly inheritance, setting out new perspectives that will hopefully inspire researchers for decades to come.« (Source:Bloomsbury Publishing)

Publication: Deacy, Susan, et al., eds. Rape in Antiquity: Sexual Violence in the Greek and Roman Worlds. London 1997. - Bibliography Entry: Info

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