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By Thomas A. J. McGinn

it is a examine of the criminal principles affecting the perform of woman prostitution at Rome nearly from two hundred B.C. to A.D. 250. It examines the formation and particular content material of the felony norms built for prostitution and people engaged during this career, with shut realization to their social context. McGinn's detailed examine explores the "fit" among the law-system and the socio-economic truth whereas laying off mild on vital questions pertaining to marginal teams, marriage, sexual habit, the kinfolk, slavery, and citizen prestige, quite that of women.

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