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Homer's epic poem about the Trojan war, including hero Achilles' love for PatroclusIliad
88.8%
The work of this poet from Lesbos was so great she was called the 'Tenth Muse.'The Poetry of Sappho
66.9%
Anonymous Sumerian epic about the more-than-friendship of the King of Uruk and wild man EnkiduEpic of Gilgamesh
60%
Hindu text about the art of living well, it includes a full section on gay sexuality.Kamasutra
53.9%
About half of this sequence of poems dedicated to 'Mr W H' concern the poet's love for a handsome youth. Shakespeare's Sonnets
38.9%
Christopher Marlowe's history play about this monarch doesn't shy away from his relationship with courtier Piers Gaveston.Edward II
31.3%
Considered by some as the world's first novel, this book by Murasaki Shikibu includes same-sex desire in its sexual landscape.Tale of Genji
23%
Book(s) of the Hebrew Bible where you can read about David's love for Jonathan.Books of Samuel
22.4%
Euripides' play about the perils of defying the effeminate god of wine.The Bacchae
19.7%
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Platonic dialogue about types of love, especially love between men.Symposium
16.6%
Fantastical (?) tales of debauchery by Petronius Arbiter, based on his time at Nero's court.Satyricon
14.8%
Sequence of pastoral poems by Virgil, including a sequence where shepherd Corydon pines for his love Alexis.Eclogues
8.5%
The longest surviving poem from antiquity is this work by Nonnos, chronicling the adventures of god Dionysus and his many same-sex love affairs.Dionysiaca
4.5%
Ihara Saikaku's sequence of stories of gay love among samurai and kabuki actors.The Great Mirror of Male Love
4%
This 'oldest surviving cookbook' by Greco-Egyptian author Athanaeus Naucratis offers a remarkably clear glimpse into gay relationships in late Antiquity.Deipnosophistae
3.1%
25th-dynasty story about a love affair between a pharoah and one of his generalsKing Neferkare and General Sasenet
1.8%
This scandalous Italian dialogue appeared as a justification for libertinism and sodomy.Alcibiades the Schoolboy
1.1%

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