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The Manly Eunuch

Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and Christian Ideology in Late Antiquity (The Chicago Series on Sexuality, History, and Society)

by Mathew Kuefler

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Published by University Of Chicago Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 500 to c 1500,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Men"s studies,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • BCE to c 500 CE,
  • c 500 CE to c 1000 CE,
  • Religion,
  • Sociology,
  • Ancient Rome,
  • Ancient - Rome,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Men"s Studies - Masculinity,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Human Sexuality,
  • History,
  • Christianity,
  • Masculinity,
  • Religious aspects,
  • Rome,
  • To 1500

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages408
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9817754M
    ISBN 100226457397
    ISBN 109780226457390

    View Notes - Review_Mathew_Kuefler_The_Manly_Eunuch_M from HIST at Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY. M.E. STEWART (July updated May ) Review: Mathew Kuefler, The Manly. The Manly Masquerade unravels the complex ways men were defined as men in Renaissance Italy through readings of a vast array of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century evidence: medical and travel literature; theology; law; myth; conduct books; and plays, chivalric romances, and novellas by authors including Machiavelli, Tasso, and Ariosto. Valeria Finucci shows how ideas of ma/5(10).

    Kuefler, Mathew, The Manly Eunuch: Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and Christian Ideology in Late Antiquity, University of Chicago Press, Kuefler, Mathew, “ The Marriage Revolution in Late Antiquity: The Theodosian Code and Later Roman Marriage Law,” . About the Author Mathew Kuefler is associate professor of history at San Diego State University. He is the author of The Manly Eunuch: Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and Christian Ideology in Late Antiquity and editor of the Journal of the History of Sexuality.

      However, Mathew Kuefler pointed out in "The Manly Eunuch" that the late-fourth-century St. Jerome once expressed his preference to refer to the Ethiopian eunuch as a "man" because of "the vigor of his faith." (He also recommended a pilgrimage to the fountain at Bethsur near Hebron where the eunuch was thought to have been baptized.)Author: Tucker Lieberman. [8] See Eusebius, Church History, Book 6, Chapter 8. Matthew describes “eunuchs who have made themselves eunuchs for the sake of the kingdom of heaven.” [9] See Caner, “The Practice and Prohibition of Self Castration,” and Kuefler, The Manly Eunuch,


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The Manly Eunuch, pt. In part 1 of this book, I argued that the presence of eunuchs in the Western Roman Empire in late antiquity functioned as a powerful reminder of the many changes facing men of the Roman aristocracy, in both public and private life.

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This book revisits the Roman Empire during the third. The Manly Eunuch, pt. 4 BIBLICAL TRADITIONS OF CASTRATION Christians who condemned the eunuch priests had yet another basis for their denunciation of the cult in Biblical tradition. Christians of late antiquity could see the hostility toward the Mother of the Gods and her associates in their sacred texts, or so they thought.

Books: Family and Familia in Roman Law and Life, by Jane F. Gardner; Oxford University Press: The Manly Eunuch Masculinity, Gender Ambiguity, and Christian Ideology in Late Antiquity The Manly Eunuch, by Mathew Kuefler; University of Chicago Press:   Eunuchs always seemed to be coming from elsewhere, bringing their unwelcome cultural politics along for the ride.

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In contrast, eunuchs provoked horror in the medieval West, where only ‘whole’ men could serve as bishops. Some underlying prejudice persisted, nonetheless, even in Byzantium, as Theophylaktos of Ohrid’s Defence of Eunuchs makes clear.

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In this guest post, Michael sheds some light on where this article came from and why he.