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Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond

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Published by Classical Press of Wales .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender studies,
  • Social history,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Modern period, c 1500 onwards,
  • c 1000 CE to c 1500,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • History,
  • Sociology,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient World,
  • Byzantine Empire,
  • General,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Ancient - Rome

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7833461M
    ISBN 100715631292
    ISBN 109780715631294


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When it was first applied to humans is unknown. Eunuchs and the Royal Harem in Achaemenid Persia ( BC). In Shaun Tougher, ed. Eunuchs: In Antiquity and Beyond, pp.

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ISBN: [Book Review]. Tsais latest article appears in "Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond," a collection of scholarly papers published by The Classical Press of Wales.

In addition to Tsais article on imperial China, the volume features contributors from Oxford University, Princeton, the University of Bonn and the College de France, and covers such topics as the. Book Description. The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire.

Covering the whole span of the history of the empire, from the fourth to the fifteenth centuries AD, Shaun Tougher presents a comprehensive survey of the history and roles of eunuchs, making use of extensive comparative material, such as from China, Persia and the Ottoman Empire.

Routledge, Jun 2, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. The existence of eunuchs was one of the defining features of the Byzantine Empire. Covering the whole span of. He is the author of the The Reign of Leo VI () () and Julian the Apostate (), and the editor of Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond () Product details Publisher : Routledge; 1st edition (Aug )Reviews: 3.

Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond. Hardcover 1 Dec. by Shaun Tougher (Author) out of 5 stars. 1 rating. See all formats and editions.

Sorry, there was a problem loading this page. Try again. Amazon s: 1. Description. Eunuchs tend to be associated with eastern courts, popularly perceived as harem personnel. However, the Roman empire was also distinguished by eunuchs they existed as slaves, court officials, religious figures and free men.

This book is the first to be devoted to the range of Roman eunuchs. Across seven chapters (spanning the. Eunuchs In Antiquity And Beyond Shaun Tougher, An Idea Of The Modern Eloquence Of The Bar.

Together With A Pleading Out Of Every Part Of Law. Written By Sir George Mackenzie Translated Into English. |George Mackenzie, Harry, Oh My!|Marian Kiler Hall, Harvesting Fog|Luci Shaw10(). The book by German Jesuit Peter Browe about emasculation, published inwas groundbreaking,1 but since then, many academic works have been published on the subject,2 more particularly on the eunuchs at the imperial Byzantine court.

3 There has also been fascinating research by Aline Rousselle on the links between chil- Arnaud Fossier is an.

From the earliest days of Islam, existing eunuchs were brought into the system and new ones recruited from outside the Moslem area. By the time of the Ottoman Empire, eunuchs were a frequent part of wealthy households and were imported from many different sources.

The most common were those imported, already castrated, from East Africa. "Eunuchs and the Harem in Achaemenid Persia" in S. Tougher (ed. ), Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond. Publisher: DuckworthClassical Press of Wales, LondonSwansea. "A woman's view. Dress, eroticism, and the ideal female body in Athenian art" in L.

Llewellyn-Jones (ed. ), Women's Dress in the Ancient Greek World. Mullett, Margaret. Theophylact of Ochrid's In Defence of s in Antiquity and Beyond. editor Shaun Tougher.

The Classical Press of Wales and Duckworth, pp. Perhaps, then, it takes a medievalist to plunge into the depth of the chaotic sexual revolution that appears to characterize the ever shifting Late Antiquity. In this large book Matthew Kuefler (hereafter MK) focuses on eunuchs as cultural catalysts of a revolution of masculine mores, guiding readers from classical Roman ideals of interactive.

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The undersigned, appointed by the dean of the Graduate School, have examined the dissertation entitled EUNUCHS AND SEX: BEYOND SEXUAL DICHOTOMY IN THE ROMAN WORLD.

All these publications discuss the making of a eunuch and his sexual, political, social life, and his say in the affairs of the State along with the transition phases of him donning the mantle of a Master from being a slave and an object of Donald Lateiner severely criticizes the contents of Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond, edited by.

This chapter focuses on Byzantine medical lore and the gendering of eunuchs. Byzantium had a rich tradition of medical lore to draw upon, and the chapter begins with a discussion of some of the basic assumptions made by the medical communities of the classical and Byzantine worlds.

Most of the medical lore and practice of the Byzantine world was based on the teachings of Aristotle, Hippocrates. Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond edited by Shaun Tougher.

Eunuchs and Castrati: A Cultural History by Piotr O. Scholz. Though not explicitly about Eunuchs, I'll also recommend King and Court in Ancient Persia: BCE by Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones. He also wrote the chapter on Achaemenid eunuchs in the first book I listed above, and they feature.

Origins of court eunuchs Shaun Tougher -- 'Eunuchs of light': power, imperial ceremonial and positive representations of eunuchs in Byzantium (4thth centuries) George Sideris -- Theophylact of Ochrid's In defence of eunuchs Margaret Mullett -- Eunuchs in the late Byzantine empire, c.

Niels Gaul -- Eunuch power in imperial. Stevenson, Walter. "The Rise of Eunuchs in Greco-Roman Antiquity. " Journal of the History of Sexuality 5 (): Taylor, Rabun. "Two Pathic Subcultures in Ancient Rome.

" Journal of the History of Sexuality 7 (): Tougher, Shaun, ed. Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond. London: Classical Press of Wales and Duckworth,   To pursue her argument Ringrose has divided her book into two sections topped and tailed with an Introduction and Conclusion.

Part I (Chapters ) is entitled 'Gender as Social Construct' and investigates eunuchs in Byzantium as a generalized social category whilst Part II (Chapters ), 'Becoming Protagonists', considers specific individuals. Origins of Court EunuchsEunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond (ed.

Tougher, S. ; Swansea: Classical Press of Wales, ) 59Google Scholar. On the perceived status of eunuchs as slaves, see also Burke, Queering the Ethiopian Eunuch, Eunuchs tend to be associated with eastern courts, popularly perceived as harem personnel. However, the Roman empire was also distinguished by eunuchs - they existed as slaves, court officials, religious figures and free men.

This book is the first to be devoted to the range of Roman eunuchs. Across seven chapters (spanning the third century BC to the sixth century AD), Shaun Tougher examines. Shaun Tougher is Senior Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Cardiff.

He specialises in later Roman and Byzantine history. He is the author of the The Reign of Leo VI () () and Julian the Apostate (), and the editor of Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond (). Llewellyn-Jones, Lloyd. Eunuchs and the royal harem in Achaemenid Persia ( BC), in Eunuchs in antiquity and beyond, ed.

Tougher, Shaun, Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales. Stryker, Susan. Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish Antiquities, Seven Books of the Jewish War, and the Life of Josephus, Written by Himself.

Philadelphia: Lippincott, GramboSuccessors to Grigg, Elliot, Kuefler, Mathew. The Manly Eunuch: Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and Christian Ideology in Late Antiquity. Chicago: University of Chicago, Eunuchs In Antiquity And Beyond Shaun Tougher not exist.

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The below-mentioned books are the top 10 best books on Eunuch which one can read on this subject. The manly Eunuch. Buy Now. The book talks about the question of masculinity that comes up as the key part of the antiquity and posed to be crucial for the Christian societys development.

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Dissertation. Graduate Theological Union. _____Queering the Ethiopian Eunuch: Strategies of Ambiguity in Acts. Augsburg Fortress Publishers.

Guyot, Peter (Hildesheim), Eunuchs, in: Brills New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and, Helmuth. The Eunuch in Byzantine History and Society (Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies) eBook: Tougher, Shaun: : Kindle StoreReviews: 2.

“Eunuchs and Gender Transformation: Philo’s Exegesis of the Joseph Narrative,” in Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond, ed. Shaun Tougher (London: Duckworth, ), – With Jan Willem van Henten. “The Depiction of the Jews as Typhonians and Josephus’ Strategy of.

Book Reviews Book Reviews Notes 1 Maud W. Gleason, Making Men: Sophists and Self‐Presentation in Ancient Rome (New Jersey: Princeton University Press, ). 2 See esp. Kathryn Ringrose, ‘Living in the Shadows: Eunuchs and Gender in Byzantium’, in Gilbert Herdt (ed.), Third Sex, Third Gender: Beyond Sexual Dimorphism in Culture and History (New York: Zone Books.Eunuchs in antiquity and beyond.

London: Duckworth and Classical Press of Wales. Tougher, S. F. ed. A number of important academic books and articles on Roman eunuchs do exist, but they focus on individual groups or aspects, such as the self-castrating priests of the goddess Cybele (known as the Galli) (e.g. Mary Beard), Favorinus the.