By Andrew Lear
This lavishly illustrated publication brings jointly, for the 1st time, all the alternative ways within which vase-painting portrays or refers to pederasty, from scenes of courtship, foreplay, and intercourse, to scenes of Zeus along with his boy-love Ganymede, to painted inscriptions praising the wonderful thing about boys. The booklet exhibits how painters used the language of vase-painting to solid pederasty in an idealizing gentle, portraying it as a part of a global during which appealing elite men exhibit praiseworthy attitudes, reminiscent of moderation, and have interaction in authorized actions, similar to searching, athletics, and the symposium. The booklet additionally encompasses a finished catalogue of appropriate vase-paintings, compiled via famous archaeologist Keith DeVries. it's the so much entire remedy to be had of an establishment that has few glossy parallels.
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Four. 6 Athens Nat'l Museum, Acropolis 2280. Fr. b-f w-g lekythos, Diosophos Painter. Haspels 1936. 237, no. a hundred and five (see four. 5). Eros and y. four. 7 as soon as Berlin 2032. B-f w-g lekythos, Diosophos Painter. Haspels 1936. 237, no. 108, pl. 37, 1 a-b (see four. 5). Zeus and Ganymede (with Eros prodding Zeus from behind). Ganymede drops f-c. four. eight Paris industry. B-f small neck-amphora, Diosophos Painter. Para 249, backside. A: y/b, probably kind b' (h? ). four. nine Brauron. Fr. b-f w-g alabastron, Diosophos Painter. Para 249. A: Eros and b. Hunt: puppy. B: sort b', in simple terms y (erastes or eromenos? ) (h; f-c present). four. 10 London, Winslow assortment. B-f pelike, Theseus Painter. ABV 519. 10, Para 256. either side: m embracing b. four. eleven Tarquinia 637. Fr. b-f skyphos, close to the Theseus Painter. Para 259. Dancing males and ys, a few ithyphallic, self-priming/masturbation (DeVries sees anal curiosity w/ reversed age roles). four. 12 Thebes, Rhitsona eighty. 260. B-f skyphos, CHC workforce. ABV 618. 38. A: combined a' (d-gesture merely) and b' (f-c), y/y. Dancing figs. four. thirteen Ferrara. B-f skyphos, CHC team. ABV 618. 39. A: combined a' (d-gesture simply) and b' (f-c), y/b. four. 14 Paris, cupboard des Médailles 340. B-f skyphos, CHC staff. ABV 618. forty. either side: variety b', y/b (f-c). Dancing figs. four. 15 Taranto. B-f skyphos, CHC staff. ABV 618. forty-one. kind b', y/b (f-c). four. sixteen Taranto. B-f skyphos, CHC crew. ABV 618. forty two. As four. 15. four. 17 Palermo. B-f skyphos, CHC team. ABV 618. forty three. As four. 15. four. 18 Rhodes 13214. B-f skyphos, CHC team. ABV 619. forty four. either side: as four. 15. four. 19 Athens, Nat'l Museum, Perachora P. 3735. Fr. b-f skyphos, CHC crew. ABV 619. forty five. As four. thirteen. four. 20 Corinth 1077 b. Fr. b-f skyphos, CHC crew. ABV 619. forty six. A: a part of b, possibly from typical scene as on four. 15–18. four. 21 Thebes, Rhitsona 112. sixty nine. B-f skyphos, CHC staff. ABV 619. forty seven. A: As four. thirteen. B: most likely related. four. 22 Thebes, Rhitsona 31. 183. B-f skyphos, CHC workforce. ABV 619. forty eight. As four. 21. four. 23 Salerno 1123. B-f skyphos, CHC team. ABV 619. forty nine. each side: as four. 15. four. 24 Athens, Agora P 2477. Fr. b-f skyphos, CHC crew. Para 307. forty nine bis. As four. thirteen. four. 25 Taranto. B-f skyphos, CHC staff. ABV 619. 50. A: as four. 15. B: most likely comparable. four. 26 Syracuse. B-f skyphos, CHC workforce. ABV 619. fifty one. As four. 15. Dancing figs. four. 27 Rome, Vatican, Astarita forty-one. B-f skyphos, CHC crew. ABV 711. fifty one bis. Para 306. As four. 23. four. 28 Bayonne 203. B-f skyphos, CHC staff. ABV 711. fifty one ter. As four. 23. four. 29 Thebes, Rhitsona 102. 87. B-f skyphos, CHC workforce. ABV 619. fifty two. A: style b', m/b (f-c). B: most likely related. four. 30 windfall eleven. 025. Fr. b-f skyphos, CHC crew. ABV 619. fifty three. A: as four. 15. four. 31 Thebes, Rhitsona 18. 88. B-f skyphos, CHC staff. ABV 619. fifty four. A: as four. 21. four. 32 Lucerne industry. B-f skyphos, CHC workforce. ABV 619. fifty five. Para 306. As four. 15. four. 33 Rome marketplace. B-f skyphos, CHC crew. ABV 619. fifty seven. As four. 15. four. 34 Athens 366 (CC 801). B-f skyphos, CHC workforce. ABV 619. fifty eight. As four. 25. four. 35 Athens, Agora P 11029. Fr. b-f skyphos, CHC workforce. ABV 619. fifty nine. each side: fr. courtship (type b'? ), y/b. four. 36 Palermo. B-f skyphos, CHC team. ABV 619. 60. sort a' (d-gesture only), y/b (also variety b'? ). Dancing figs. four. 37 Salonica eight. eight (R. 41). B-f skyphos, CHC crew.