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Rape, Adultery, and other Sex Crimes in the Ancient World: Interview with Jay Caballero

October 05, 2020 Dr. Joshua Bowen, Jay Caballero Season 1 Episode 5
HeBANE
Rape, Adultery, and other Sex Crimes in the Ancient World: Interview with Jay Caballero
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HeBANE
Rape, Adultery, and other Sex Crimes in the Ancient World: Interview with Jay Caballero
Oct 05, 2020 Season 1 Episode 5
Dr. Joshua Bowen, Jay Caballero

What were considered rape, adultery, or other sex crimes in the ancient world? Sex and sexuality have always been highly regulated - even in antiquity, legal texts delineated between normative behavior and criminal acts. Ph.D. student, Jay Caballero, joins us to talk about his research into the legalities of sex in the Ancient Near East, focusing on the laws presented in the Hebrew Bible.

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What were considered rape, adultery, or other sex crimes in the ancient world? Sex and sexuality have always been highly regulated - even in antiquity, legal texts delineated between normative behavior and criminal acts. Ph.D. student, Jay Caballero, joins us to talk about his research into the legalities of sex in the Ancient Near East, focusing on the laws presented in the Hebrew Bible.