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Image Index > Athletic Scenes > Man Converses With Young Athlete


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A fully clothed man and naked youth converse, with what appears to be a goal post in the middle. The youth holds a strigil. Both engage in direct eye contact. Is the man an athletic trainer or an admirer? It is hard to tell; he may be both.


Artist Painter Of Altenburg 273
Date c. 450 BCE
   
Museum and Inventory Number Munich, Staatliche Antikensammlung 2333
   
References and Publications ARV2 1194.1
T. K. Hubbard, "Sex in the Gym: Athletic Trainers and Pedagogical Pederasty," Intertexts7 (2003) 12-13.
   
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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.