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22 Oct The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, & Longing in the Ancient World. Vicki León. Walker, $17 trade paper (p) ISBN About The Joy of Sexus. In her previous books, Vicki León put readers in the sandals of now obsolete laborers, ranging from funeral clowns to armpit pluckers, . The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, and Longing in the Ancient World – by Vicki León.

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Plenty of information, but the tone is a little flip for my taste. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Gale Nhulunbuy Joint Use Library. I highlighted and made a lot of notes about the interesting facts and etymology of words. As a fan of Leon’s for many years I adore her Uppity Women of I have over highlights in this thing tho Easy nonfiction read when I was feeling a little overwhelmed and down.

Historian Cassius Dio said the assassin, Martialis, was disgruntled for not being promoted to the rank of centurion. Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English Bialik College.

Interesting historical view of sex thru the ages. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Keep updating your esxus with in valuable information Darius was killed some time after he fled the battle of Gaugamela and was assassinated by his own officers, who hoped to impress Alexander.

Not only ths Leon entirely hilarious in her exposition of the topic, but the format of the text breaks each topic into a small and easily digestible tid-bit.

Gale Suncoast Christian College. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations. So for a writer this would be a nice entry level research place for things often ignored in the history books.


Each entry is usually only a couple of pages long, giving the reader the salient and lascivious details, but not dawdling on for too long. This book is a helluva lot of fun! An amusing jiy of apocryphal, mythological, and historical occasionally without clear distinction from the author As others have pointed out, the latest in Vicki Leon’s guides to the ancient world could’ve used a bit more fact-checking and editing as there are some timeline as well as grammatical errors.

Gale Canberra Institute of Technology. Having honed her research skills by unearthing nine hundred achievers for her Uppity Women series of books, she’s delved deeply into the ancient world with Working IX to VHow to Mellify a Corpseand, of course, The Joy of Sexus.

Highly entertaining, and without the sludge that made History Class such a bore back in the sedus. St Aidan’s School Library. Gale Moore Theological College. The book definitely fits that bill.

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Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. But it was something so easy to research- she claimed that the Lex Julia regarding adultery that was so famous under Augustus’s rule was named after Julia, when anyone who had bothered to look it up esxus know that the “Julia” description was actually just the feminine version of Augustus’s nomen, Julius, used because “lex” is a feminine noun”- and when I caught that mistake, it made me ths everything else I’d read.

Visit her website at www. Gale State Library of Queensland. Gale Melbourne Grammar School. View or edit your browsing history. More fluff than fascinating, I still learned a little, namely: It tthe topics which are often glossed over, and does it with detail and humor. So, secretly Pherenike took up the mantle and resumed training her son dressed in the male garb of an official trainer.

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Gale High Country Library Network. Occasionally, some jiy were repeated several times throughout the same chapter, but as I read an ARC I hope this has been corrected in the final version. May not be open to the public Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English Show 0 more libraries Regards flights to Umrah cheap flight to jeddah flights to jeddah umrah jeddah flights umrah flights from London cheap flights to umrah.

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The Joy of Sexus: Lust, Love, and Longing in the Ancient World by Vicki León

Periodical; Journal, magazine, other English Ov College. In her latest collection of the obscure, she has assembled anecdotes about ancient aphrodisiacs, wandering wombs, practitioners of erotic mysteries and victims of doomed love.

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Brisbane School of Distance Education. She takes a sex positive view of life and translates it to the ancient world while not glossing over any of the ugly parts of history.


Gale Australian College of Physical Education. These 5 locations in New South Wales: I did really enjoy learning about Hymen, god of maidenheads and marriage ceremonies, and the Erotes.

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