If you are interested in further reading on any of the subjects the Partial Historians have discussed, check out the list of sources below. Sources: Sex in Ancient Rome Edwards, C. 1993. The Politics of Immortality in Ancient Rome (Cambridge University Press) Gardner, J. F. 1991. Women in Roman Law and Society (Indiana […]
Hello fellow traveller of the laneways of history. Episode Four has arrived! In this episode, the Partial Historians tackle the weighty issue of Roman wives, known in Latin as matronae. Were they having sex? Why would they even want to do it? And what were the consequences when things turned a little bit kinky? Find out by […]
To our beloved listeners: We have decided to postpone the episode on ancient Roman sex on film (although it will come, oh yes… it will come). Instead, tune in for our next podcast on sex for those who behaved (married ladies) and those who didn’t (prostitutes). Until then!
For those of you who have been unable to sleep because we left you on such a cliffhanger, never fear! The next installment is here… and we’re rhyming. We hope you enjoy hearing all about the trials and tribulations of the Vestals and their (possible) sexual escapades. Click HERE to listen or check out the […]