The Erotic Poems Setting & Symbolism

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Coiffureappears in various locations

This is a special word for a hair arrangement for ladies. These are referred to at a variety of points during the text and can also be witnessed immortalized in Roman sculptures.

Bedappears in multiple listings

This is the same item during the Erotic Poems as it is in real life today. It is important as a site of sleeping and love making.

Kissesappears in infrequent but more than once

These are an enjoyable means of expressing affection. There are both nonsexual and sexual kinds of kisses.

In the poetry, there are a few instances of kissing and they typically exist either on their own or as a form of stimulating foreplay. The Art of Love, Book 1 on page 179 showcases one example of this.

Minosappears in The Amores, Book 3

This is the location from which Icarus and his father escaped.

Creteappears in The Amores, Book 3

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