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D1198 · 古希腊人对同性恋的态度

2017-02-09 那角落 >>坚持英语

Said to be from Bittir (ancient Bethther), near Jerusalem

Roman, 15 BC-AD 15

Ht 11 cm

Purchased with the aid of several members of the Caryatids (the Greek and Roman Department’s international group of supporters), and the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, The Art Fund and the British Museum Friends

原文摘自 Masterpieces of the British Museum

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标题+正文 共 8句 158字

标题

Warren cup

沃伦杯


第1句

This Roman silver cup is decorated with homoerotic scenes.

这个罗马银杯上饰有同性恋场景。


第2句

The Romans had very different views about sexuality than we do today, while in the Greek world the partnering of older men with youths was an accepted element of their education.

罗马人对性取向的看法同今人有很大差别,在希腊世界中,老年男性有青年男子的陪伴是一个被接受的教育环节。


第3句

Representations of sexual acts are widely found in Roman art, on glass and pottery vessels, terracotta lamps and wall-paintings in both public and private buildings.

罗马艺术中有大量的性行为表现:玻璃和陶瓷容器上有、陶土灯上有、公共和私人建筑的壁画上也有。


第4句

Such images would have been seen by men and women of all ages and social classes.

各个阶层的男女老少都能看到这样的作品。


第5句

The cup takes its name from its first owner in modern times, the art-lover and collector Edward Perry Warren (1860-1928).

杯子得名于它当代的第一个主人,艺术爱好者和收藏家爱德华·佩里·沃伦(1860-1928)。


第6句

After Warren’s death the cup remained in private hands, largely because of the nature of the subject matter.

沃伦死后,杯子经多位私人藏家之手,这很大程度上是由其内容的性质导致的。


第7句

Only with changing attitudes in the 1980s was the cup exhibited to the public, and in 1999 the British Museum was able to give this important piece a permanent home in the public domain.

直到1980年代人们的态度发生改变,沃伦杯才得以面向公众展出。到了1999年,大英博物馆不受版权限制地永久收藏了这件作品。


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