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Menstruation and Mamercus Scaurus (Sen. Benef. 4.31.3)

Lowe, Dunstan (2013) Menstruation and Mamercus Scaurus (Sen. Benef. 4.31.3). Phoenix, 67 (3/4). pp. 343-352. ISSN 0031-8299. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

Some of the most colourful evidence for Roman sexual behaviour, such as Seneca’s charge of cunnilingus and ‘menophilia’ against Mamercus Scaurus, should not be regarded as factual. Seneca applies a longstanding stereotype, directly or indirectly inspired by the tactics of Scaurus’ prosecutors, who possibly exploited a medical treatment Scaurus used.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PA Classical philology
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > Classical and Archaeological Studies
Depositing User: Dunstan Lowe
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2013 17:19 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 11:39 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/37509 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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