Contrary to the idealized representation of male-male intercrural
sex on archaic and classical vases where the erastes and erdmenos face one another during penetration (Shapiro 1992, Fig.
Skin samples (2 cm2) were taken from the footpad, wing, dorsum, abdomen, head and intercrural membrane and immersed overnight in 4% paraformaldehyde in 0.
The average skin thickness of the intercrural membrane was 148+-9 um.
In any case, intercrural
, rather than anal, sex is the copulation of
We aimed to demonstrate its behavior in relation to diaphragm crura and in particular with the median arcuate ligament or intercrural
, trying to provide anatomical data on this syntrophy.
These included prescribing intercrural
intercourse to obviate penetration, the body metaphor for the loss of autonomy, and relationships of short duration to discourage emotional involvement.
Although the contributors do inform us of what the world religions have to say about anal, oral, and intercrural
intercourse between persons of the same sex, no common denominator of "homosexuality" links the contributors' analyses in a single interrogative rubric.
In these other sites of conversation and conversion, males learned of the ways of the world by attending parties with women, engaging in intercrural
sex, and through stick fighting and other forms of "battle.
Dover endorsed the popular view that Greek homosexuality was almost exclusively intergenerational (as illustrated, for instance, by the front cover of Thomas Scanlon's 2000 book, Eros and Greek Athletics, which shows a red-figure decoration on a late 6th-century BCE Athenian cup), adding that intercrural
intercourse, in which the younger partner remained standing and unaroused and did not adopt a submissive posture, was the preferred mode of sexual contact between males.