Pederasty

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Pederasty

The criminal offense of unnatural copulation between men.

The term pederasty is usually defined as anal intercourse of a man with a boy. Pederasty is a form of Sodomy.

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The upper-class boy resists, advancing the traditional arguments against paederasty. No matter how forcefully Philotimes succeeds in refuting Alcibiades' objections, the boy can always find more learned queries to put to his tutor.
When I submitted "Paederasty in the Western Mind" (published in the Fall, 1999, issue of this journal), Congress had not yet made its latest contribution to the long history of demonization of paederasty that my article describes.
Both novels celebrate paederasty with gusto, but have their own horrific moments, which at times reflect badly on the men.