“Same-Sex Desire in Late Antiquity” by Mark Masterson, a senior lecturer in classics at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.
Masterson, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California, has taught at several institutions in the United States, including Hamilton College. He has written a book chapter on obscenity in the works of Iamblichus and Arnobius; and an essay on elite Roman manhood and physiognomy is set to appear in Sex in Antiquity (Routledge, 2014), of which he is one of the editors. In 2007 his piece “Impossible Translation: Antony and Paul the Simple in the Historia Monachorum,” which appeared in The Boswell Thesis (California, 2006), was awarded the Rehak Prize by the American Philological Association as the best recent article on gender or sexuality in the ancient world.
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