The Greeks didn’t have a word for it [homosexuality]

“The word ‘homosexuality’ only goes back to 1869”: Prof Helen King explores how the ancient Greeks didn’t even have a word for it through revisiting Sir Kenneth Dover’s Greek Homosexuality, first published in 1978. 

“A genital act was not in itself morally right or morally wrong, and what mattered was whether it was welcome and agreeable to all the participants.”

Read Prof King’s piece in the original English at https://sharedconversations.wordpress.com/2016/06/03/the-greeks-didnt-have-a-word-for-it/ or in its Portuguese translation at http://www.rnottmagazine.com/#!Os-Gregos-não-tinham-uma-palavra-para-isso/c109z/575c74ce0cf2cc77abffc4f1

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