The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

The Marriage(?) of Berenike and Mesopotamia - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 223

February 20, 2022

The Marriage(?) of Berenike and Mesopotamia

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 223 with Heather Rose Jones

In this episode we talk about:

  • References to women’s same-sex desire in 2-5th c Egypt
  • The 2nd c Greek novel Babyloniaka and it’s possible presentation of marriage between two women.
  • The full discussion of Iamblichos’ Babyloniaka can be found in this blog entry which has links to the source materials I used.
  • This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here: Babyloniaka (Iamblichos)

A transcript of this podcast is available here.

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