The History of Sex, Part 1: Classical Greece (1999)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Sexuality, Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
  • AllMovie Rating
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

Share on

Actor Peter Coyote, of Roman Polanski's dark sex comedy Bitter Moon, narrates this History Channel series that examines human biology, art, humor, and attitudes regarding sex through the ages. Directed by Mark Hufnail, this first of five episodes takes a look at sex in the olden days, including, but not limited to, documents concerning sex dating back to ancient Mesopotamia, information about ancient Egyptian contraceptive methods, and a peek at Roman orgies. The program is closed-captioned.

Characteristics

Keywords

custom [habit or practice], morals, sex, tradition