Forbidden friendships : homosexuality and male culture in Renaissance Florence / Michael Rocke.
The men of Renaissance Florence were so renowned for sodomy that "Florenzer" in German meant "sodomite." Indeed, in the late fifteenth century, as many as one in two Florentine men had come to the attention of the authorities for sodomy by the time they were thirty. In the sevent...
New York :
Oxford University Press,
|Series:||Studies in the history of sexuality.