pederasty

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pederasty

 [ped″er-as´te]
anal intercourse between a man and a boy.

ped·er·as·ty

(ped'ĕr-as'tē),
Homosexual anal intercourse, especially when practiced on boys.
[G. paiderastia; fr. pais (paid-), boy, + eraō, to long for]

pederasty

/ped·er·as·ty/ (ped″er-as´te) anal intercourse between a man and a boy.

pederasty

Psychiatry Homosexual anal intercourse between men–active partners and boys–passive partners. See Ephebophilia, NAMBLA, Pedophilia.

ped·er·as·ty

(pe'dĕr-as-tē)
Sexual relations between a man and a boy.
Synonym(s): paederasty.
[G. paiderastia; fr. pais (paid-), boy, + eraō, to long for]

pederasty

Anal intercourse, especially with a boy.
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Far from passing over paiderastia in a shocked or censorious silence, he includes it in his prefatory discussion of Greek customs (pr.
Nor did paiderastia play a prominent role in the agonal relationship between Roman and Greek cultural traditions; no Roman sources condemn `the Greek vice'.
Forster's Maurice to the unspeakable vice of the Greeks',(102) Roman men's images of the Greeks `even the most negatively biased ones-failed to a surprising degree to give prominence to the tradition of paiderastia as `the Greek way', `the Greek vice', or even `Greek love'.
There are several arguments to be made for reading more rather than amore, but before considering those arguments, it is important to note that even if Nepos wrote amore Graecorum, what he meant by `Greek love' was precisely the distinctively Hellenic institution of paiderastia in its native cultural context, and not male homosexual behaviour as a whole.
Note Kass's preference for the word "pederasty," a highly misleading rendition of paiderastia, which evokes various visceral modern prejudices concerning homosexuality and its Greek 'origins.