Eros In Arms: An Examination Of Pederastic Practices And The Ephebeia As Systems Of Civic And Martial Training In Classical Athens
West Point Press
"Coming-of-age institutions within any society elucidate a number of values central to that culture’s conception of adulthood and one’s transition into it. The ephebeia of fifth/fourth century classical Athens proved no exception. The fourth century Ephebic Oath, though with linguistic links to the fifth and potentially earlier, ascribe a number of values pertinent to the coming-of-age Athenian male..."
Voss, Harrison. “Eros In Arms: An Examination Of Pederastic Practices And The Ephebeia As Systems Of Civic And Martial Training In Classical Athens.” Report: West Point Undergraduate Historical Review. Volume 11 (Spring 2021): 7-24.