Is Foucault right that homoeroticism was the paradigmatic sexual discourse in some places and times in the ancient world? - Essay
\'Foucault focuses on the power dynamics at play in sexual relationships in the ancient world, arguing that penetration gave a man power and status. His sources, mainly Plato, Xenophon and Aristotle, appear to support this theory, and in this essay I shall explore the ways in which Foucault is correct, as there is evidence to support his ideas.\' - extract from the introduction.
The essay includes references to ancient authors such as Catullus, and archaeology such as the Eurymedon vase.
At the end of this essay there is a bonus essay plan on homosexuality in the ancient world!