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Love - Magic for Love, Valentine's Day, Love Stories

Love is an essential part of life, whether ancient or modern. Many concepts about love are the same as ours today, but some, like the efficacy of magic potions, may seem a little archaic. Here you'll find information on ancient love and eroticism, as well as classical erotic poetry.
  1. Classical Erotic Poets (7)
  2. Greek Marriage
  3. Greek Sexuality
  4. Love Gods, Magic, Eroticism (9)
  5. Love Stories (5)
  6. Roman Sexuality

Poets of Latin Love Elegy

Roman love elegy is traced back to Catullus who was among a group of poets who had emerged from the patriotic epic and dramatic tradition to write poetry on topics of personal significance.

The Roman Festival of Lupercalia
Origins and speculation about the Roman festival of Lupercalia.

Cupid and Psyche
Some background to the myth of Cupid and Psyche.

The Apotheosis of Hercules
Hercules wasn't supposed to die, but when he put on a "love potion" soaked tunic, that's what he prayed for.

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