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Image Index > Rejection of Suitor > Youth Threatens Man With His Lyre


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A lyre-wielding youth rejects a suitor's advances. This scene suggests that youths felt quite free to say "No," and were fully capable of defending themselves.


Artist Aegisthus Painter
Date c. 465 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge 37.26
   
References and Publications ARV2 506.21
K. J. Dover, Greek Homosexuality (London 1978) R 684.
   
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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.