[PDF] Download ↠ The Latin Sexual Vocabulary | by ↠ James Noel Adams

By James Noel Adams | Comments: ( 920 ) | Date: ( Nov 12, 2019 )

Like other languages, Latin had a group of words which speakers regarded as basic obscenities, as well as a rich stock of sexual euphemisms and metaphors At the lower end of the social and stylistic scale, evidence for Latin sexual terminology comes from numerous graffiti On the other hand, certain literary genres had marked sexual content This book collects for the firLike other languages, Latin had a group of words which speakers regarded as basic obscenities, as well as a rich stock of sexual euphemisms and metaphors At the lower end of the social and stylistic scale, evidence for Latin sexual terminology comes from numerous graffiti On the other hand, certain literary genres had marked sexual content This book collects for the first time the evidence provided by both literary and non literary sources from the early Republic down to about the fourth century Ad Separate chapters are given to each of the sexual parts of the body, and to the terminology used to describe sexual acts General topics treated include lexical differences between various literary genres, the influence of Greek and Latin, diachronic changes within the vocabulary, and the weakening of sexual words into general terms of abuse.


  • Title: The Latin Sexual Vocabulary
  • Author: James Noel Adams
  • ISBN: 9780801841064
  • Page: 406
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments The Latin Sexual Vocabulary

  • Roman Clodia

    Anyone who works on Latin poetry, especially genres like love elegy and satire, will find this indispensable. Adams goes beyond the OLD and gives us a compendium of sexual or sexualised terms from Latin literature, including euphemisms and metaphorical usages. He supplements this with examples of texts from across the canon.The organisation makes this particularly useful as it is indexed by Greek or Latin term, by text in the index locorum and, if you still can't find what you want, a general in [...]


  • Eliza

    Really useful analysis of the Latin words used to write about sex. Appendix at the end gives other terms used in scatological humour, etc. Gives explanation of words which are not entirely sexual in use - also a very good read for analysis of the language of insult.


  • Colin

    Useful to the scholar, and kind of fun, too.


  • Aaron Smith

    3.5 Stars for entertainment value.


  • Chuck

    Entertaining and serious scholarship.


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