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From Shame to Sin

The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality in Late Antiquity (Revealing Antiquity)

Kyle Harper

When Rome was at its height, an emperor's male beloved, victim of an untimely death, would be worshipped around the empire as a god. In this same society, the routine sexual exploitation of poor and enslaved women was abetted by public institutions. Four centuries later, a Roman emperor commanded the mutilation of men caught in same-sex affairs, ev...
Publish Date
2016
March 14
First Published in 2013
Goodreads rating
4.39
ISBN
9780674660014
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Apr 12, 2021
@JeffSharlet In this debate we need to read Kyle Harper's book on this. Hard to say it's all a projection after this book.      source