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To Endure: An Exploration of Male Rape in the Declamatory Cases of Pseudo-Quintilian and Seneca the Elder

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posted on 22.02.2021, 23:19 by McCaffrey, Jakob
This thesis explores the declamatory works of Pseudo-Quintilian and Seneca the Elder (specially Major Declamations 3 and Controversiae 5.6) with particular attention being placed upon the representation of the male victims of sexual assault.

These explorations are then paralleled with modern sensibilities towards the same subject.

The goal of this writing is to illustrate the purpose of declamation as a literary source, the way in which said declamation reveals key characteristics of Roman society and how these characteristics compare to modern approaches towards this topic.

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Advisor 1

Masterson, Mark

Copyright Date

23/02/2021

Date of Award

23/02/2021

Publisher

Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka

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Degree Discipline

Classical Studies

Degree Grantor

Victoria University of Wellington - Te Herenga Waka

Degree Level

Masters

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Victoria University of Wellington Unit

School of Languages and Cultures

ANZSRC Type Of Activity code

1 PURE BASIC RESEARCH

Victoria University of Wellington Item Type

Awarded Research Masters Thesis

Language

en_NZ

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