AUTHOR: Marie Delcourt
PUBLISHER: Hassell Street Press
LANGUAGE: English
DATE: 2021 (originally published in 1961)
PAGES: 140
ISBN:
9781013680311

Hermaphrodite; Myths and Rites of the Bisexual Figure in Classical Antiquity

by Marie Delcourt

A highly original and profound examination of the myths and rites of the bisexual figure in Classical Antiquity, providing a major contribution to the understanding of Greek religion.

INCLUSION CRITERIA

This book was originally written and published during a time when the word “bisexual” was often used to mean “transgender” and “intersex”. It is a useful text for contextualizing historical usage of the term “bisexual”.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • Introduction
  • Transvestism in Private and Public Rites
  • The Twofold Gods
  • Kaineus and Tiresias
  • Hermaphrodite
  • The Symbol of Androgyny in the Philosophical Myths
  • Female Saints in Masculine Clothing
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