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Homoeroticism is sexual attraction between members of the same sex, either male—male or female—female. It is a much older concept than the 19th-century idea of homosexuality, and is depicted or manifested throughout the history of the visual arts and literature. It can also be found in performative forms; from theatre to the theatricality of uniformed movements e. According to Oxford English Dictionary , it's "pertaining to or characterized by a tendency for erotic emotions to be centered on a person of the same sex; or pertaining to a homo-erotic person. This is a relatively recent dichotomy  that has been studied in the earliest times of ancient poetry to modern drama by modern scholars. Thus, scholars have analyzed the historical context in many homoerotic representations such as classical mythology , Renaissance literature , paintings and vase-paintings of ancient Greece and Ancient Roman pottery. Though homoeroticism can differ from the interpersonal homoerotic — as a set of artistic and performative traditions, in which such feelings can be embodied in culture and thus expressed into the wider society  — some authors have cited the influence of personal experiences in ancient authors such as Catullus , Tibullus and Propertius in their homoerotic poetry.
Top definition. A form of erotica sensual romantic situations that occurs between people of the same sex, especially in the case of a same-sex couple. Homoerotica can be used to refer to lesbian or gay male erotica, but it usually refers to gay male erotic situations. Homoerotica : Jonathan's breath was taken away as he looked at David's naked body. The rosiness of his fair skin, the taut, pink buds that adorned his bosom, his supple haunches trembling sensually, and the softness of his sex between his thighs, Jonathan gasped with desire and love as he embraced his beloved.
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