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A clothed youth watches a naked youth crown Eros, as he plays a game of knucklebones. Is the sense that love is a game, and the naked youth in the center rewards Eros for helping him win a lover?


Artist Amykos Painter
Date c. 415 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number London, British Museum E501
   
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This website makes available to the public the first two chapters of Homosexuality in Greece and Rome: A Sourcebook of Basic Documents, edited by Thomas K. Hubbard and published by University of California Press in April 2003. The index also lists the rest of the sourcebook's contents; the book may be ordered at www.ucpress.edu, list price $34.95 paperback. In addition, a file of close to 200 pertinent artistic images is assembled, including those published in the sourcebook and many others. Acknowledgement is made to University of California Press for permission to reproduce this material, as well as to the various museums that have granted permission to use their photographic images. Comments may be directed to Prof. Hubbard at tkh@mail.utexas.edu.