Khaled El-Rouayheb: Before Homosexuality in the Arab-Islamic World, 1500-1800
USA 2009, 210 pp., brochure, € 44.95Kostenloser Versand innerhalb Europas.
Attitudes toward homosexuality in the pre-modern Arab-Islamic world are commonly depicted as schizophrenic. On the one hand, Arabic love poetry, biographical works, and bawdy satires suggest that homosexuality was a visible and tolerated part of Arab-Islamic elite culture before the 9th century. On the other hand, Islam supposedly considers homosexuality an abomination and prescribes severe punishment for it. This book ... Weiterlesen