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So that returning visitors to this website can easily find which articles have been published since their last visit, all the articles published or amended in 2022 are listed here twice.  On the left, they are given in reverse chronological order of their original appearance.  On the right, they are given in order of how recently they were last seriously amended.

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Beach Boy by Kevin Esser

The Life of Ferdinando II, 5th Grand Duke of Tuscany

'Josh and John (Or I Just Can't Get Enough)' by Luis Miguel Fuentes in The Fifth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Flashback by Kevin Esser

The Romance of Youth and Other Poems by Revd. Edwin Bradford, 1920 (pdf)

Life of Gian Gastone I, Seventh and Last Grand Duke of the Royal House of Medici

Antinous: A Romance of Ancient Rome by George Taylor, 1880 (pdf)

Learning How to Love by Peter Young

Short Stories by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Personal insight into liaisons between foreigners and local boys in the Third World by J. Darling, 1982

It's Okay to Say Yes. Close Encounters in the Third World: The Adventures and Misadventures of a Well-Travelled Boy-Lover by J. Darling (pdf)

Why Boy-love? by Arthur Johnson, 1982

Voodoo, Volume III: Summer's Spell by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Voodoo, Volume II: Jack's Diary by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Voodoo, Volume I: Pepper's Book by Kevin Esser (pdf)

The Boston Sex Scandal by John Mitzel (pdf)

Dreamboy Variations by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Greek love in the novels of Ronald Firbank

Love at Sea by Randy Woltz

Crowstone by Hakim (pdf)

Venetian Water-colour by Ian McLaughlin

Hunting Boys by Jacques de Brethmas (pdf)

Le Pedalopitheque: A nous les petits français! by Jacques de Brethmas (pdf in French)

The Myrtle and the Rose by Annie Messina, review

The Keeper by Alan Edward

Greek love in mediaeval & modern Palestine

'Goudu' by Jacques de Brethmas in The Fifth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Mama Say by Casimir Dukahz

'Leonardo' by Dom von Adilaw in The Fifth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Bettymania, 1803-06

Being Compassionate by Scott Peters

Salvation by Kevin Esser (pdf)

The Man They Called a Monster by Paul Wilson, review

The Master of Pausias by Jean Loup

Night Trip (1982), film review

'Living in a Dream of Us' by Kevin Esser in The Fifth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Dead Man's Thoughts by Carolyn Wheat, review

The First of the Month by Alan Edward

The Fifth Acolyte Reader: synopsis, review & links

'Lost Property' by I. L. Ingles in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

The Summer House (2014), film review

Portugal, an anonymous story

Whole New Thing (2005), film review

'Ordinary Secrets' by Kevin Esser in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (2005), film review

Vasari's Life of Il Sodoma, 1568

L.I.E (2001), film review

Sleigh Boy by Asger Lund

In Your Absence (2008), film review

Edward Brongersma's Preface to his Loving Boys, 1986

Jet Boy (2001), film review

'Journey by Water' by K. I. Bard in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Sleepers (1996), film review

Miscellaneous epigrams in The Garland of Philip, 1st century BC-1st century AD

'Child of the Age' by Robert Campbell in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Dance of the Warriors by Kevin Esser, review

Francis Bacon, Viscount St. Albans, 1561-1626

Uncle Stephen by Forrest Reid (pdf)

Terre Haute by Will Aitken, review

Miscellaneous epigrams in The Garland of Meleagros, 3rd-2nd centuries BC

'Pompa: A Book of Hours' by Hakim Bey in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Persecuted Minority by Frits Bernard, review

The Caravan Moves On by Irfan Orga, 1958

In Tall Cotton by Charles G. Hulse (pdf)

The Lost Life of Horatio Alger Jr. by Gary Scharnhorst and Jack Bales, review

The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, 1919-26

'Brothers in the Dark' by Kevin Esser in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

The Police (1990), film review

Plain Reasons for the Growth of Sodomy in England, ca. 1731

In Carrington's Duty Week: A Private School Episode by John Gambril Nicholson (pdf)

Hermes (1995), film review

The Fourth Acolyte Reader: synopsis, review & links

Marcus by Steven Adrian Smith

Sex & Sexuality, film subject in the Asher Archive

'Three Stories' by Andrew May in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Films not quite depicting Greek love

Shane (1953), film review

Promotions for the Child Abuse Industry, film subject in the Asher Archive

The epigrams of Leonidas of Tarentum, 3rd century BC

'Almost There' by K. I. Bard in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Il sapore del grano (1986), Asher Archive

Drunk on Lost Wine by Gabriel Matzneff, review

Michael Jackson Was My Lover: The Secret Diary of Jordan Chandler by Victor M. Gutierrez (pdf)

Burning Secret (1988), Asher Archive

Joe and the Hustler by Brad S.

The Greek Anthology, 5th century BC to 9th century AD

'Small Blessings' by Leonard Taft in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

'The dark side of the coin' in Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

The Beautiful Çârpâre Dancer by Nedîm, ca. 1724

'Afters' by Bob Henderson in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

'Index by name' to Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

A letter on boy prostitution in Paris, 1846

"Two Texts" by Hakim Bey in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

'Index by year' to Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

Boys at Sea by BR Burg - Review

"Master Feelgood" by Casimir Dukahz in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Sufferings in Love by Parthenios

'Other titles of interest' in Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

"Llanitos" by Leonard Taft in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Homosexual Customs Return to Kandahar, 2001

Nudity, film subject in the Asher Archive

"P.D." by I. L. Ingles in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

"Pederasty isn’t Greek to post-Taliban Afghans", Washington Blade, 2002

'An Awfully Honest Film' in Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

"Boyfriends" by Kevin Esser in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Bom-Crioulo by Adolfo Caminha - review

'Sad and fleeting beauty' in Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

"A Different Drummer Boy" by Leonard Taft in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)"

A Gift from Santa by John Remington

Beach Boy by Kevin Esser

The Life of Ferdinando II, 5th Grand Duke of Tuscany

'Josh and John (Or I Just Can't Get Enough)' by Luis Miguel Fuentes in The Fifth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Flashback by Kevin Esser

The Romance of Youth and Other Poems by Revd. Edwin Bradford, 1920 (pdf)

Life of Gian Gastone I, Seventh and Last Grand Duke of the Royal House of Medici

Greek love in modern Italy

Greek love in modern Germany

Antinous: A Romance of Ancient Rome by George Taylor, 1880 (pdf)

Learning How to Love by Peter Young

Short Stories by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Personal insight into liaisons between foreigners and local boys in the Third World by J. Darling, 1982

Biographies (Literature)

It's Okay to Say Yes. Close Encounters in the Third World: The Adventures and Misadventures of a Well-Travelled Boy-Lover by J. Darling (pdf)

Why Boy-love? by Arthur Johnson, 1982

Voodoo, Volume III: Summer's Spell by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Voodoo, Volume II: Jack's Diary by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Voodoo, Volume I: Pepper's Book by Kevin Esser (pdf)

The Boston Sex Scandal by John Mitzel (pdf)

Dreamboy Variations by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Greek love in the novels of Ronald Firbank

Love at Sea by Randy Woltz

Poetry

Crowstone by Hakim (pdf)

Venetian Water-colour by Ian McLaughlin

Hunting Boys by Jacques de Brethmas (pdf)

A brief excerpt from Wind by Xinyue Zhuren, 17th century

Humour

Le Pedalopitheque: A nous les petits français! by Jacques de Brethmas (pdf in French)

The Myrtle and the Rose by Annie Messina, review

The Keeper by Alan Edward

Greek love in mediaeval & modern Palestine

Michael Davidson in Tangier, 1940-48

'Goudu' by Jacques de Brethmas in The Fifth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

The Boy-Wives of the Azande of the Sudan

Mama Say by Casimir Dukahz

'Leonardo' by Dom von Adilaw in The Fifth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Bettymania, 1803-06

Being Compassionate by Scott Peters

Salvation by Kevin Esser (pdf)

Fiction and drama

The Man They Called a Monster by Paul Wilson, review

The Master of Pausias by Jean Loup

Night Trip (1982), film review

'Living in a Dream of Us' by Kevin Esser in The Fifth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Dead Man's Thoughts by Carolyn Wheat, review

The First of the Month by Alan Edward

Films depicting Greek love

The Fifth Acolyte Reader: synopsis, review & links

'Lost Property' by I. L. Ingles in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

The Summer House (2014), film review

Portugal, an anonymous story

Whole New Thing (2005), film review

'Ordinary Secrets' by Kevin Esser in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (2005), film review

Vasari's Life of Il Sodoma, 1568

L.I.E (2001), film review

Sleigh Boy by Asger Lund

Other histories (Literature)

In Your Absence (2008), film review

Edward Brongersma's Preface to his Loving Boys, 1986

Jet Boy (2001), film review

'Journey by Water' by K. I. Bard in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Sleepers (1996), film review

Letters To The Editor

Miscellaneous epigrams in The Garland of Philip, 1st century BC-1st century AD

'Child of the Age' by Robert Campbell in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

The Orton Diaries, 1967

Dance of the Warriors by Kevin Esser, review

Francis Bacon, Viscount St. Albans, 1561-1626

Uncle Stephen by Forrest Reid (pdf)

Terre Haute by Will Aitken, review

Miscellaneous epigrams in The Garland of Meleagros, 3rd-2nd centuries BC

'Pompa: A Book of Hours' by Hakim Bey in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Persecuted Minority by Frits Bernard, review

The Caravan Moves On by Irfan Orga, 1958

In Tall Cotton by Charles G. Hulse (pdf)

The Lost Life of Horatio Alger Jr. by Gary Scharnhorst and Jack Bales, review

Films not quite depicting Greek love

The Diaries of Evelyn Waugh, 1919-26

A Little Learning by Evelyn Waugh

'Brothers in the Dark' by Kevin Esser in The Fourth Acolyte Reader (pdf)

The Police (1990), film review

Plain Reasons for the Growth of Sodomy in England, ca. 1731

Greek love in modern Great Britain

In Carrington's Duty Week: A Private School Episode by John Gambril Nicholson (pdf)

Greek love in modern France

Hermes (1995), film review

The Fourth Acolyte Reader: synopsis, review & links

Marcus by Steven Adrian Smith

Sex & Sexuality, film subject in the Asher Archive

'Three Stories' by Andrew May in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Shane (1953), film review

Promotions for the Child Abuse Industry, film subject in the Asher Archive

The epigrams of Leonidas of Tarentum, 3rd century BC

'Almost There' by K. I. Bard in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Il sapore del grano (1986), Asher Archive

Drunk on Lost Wine by Gabriel Matzneff, review

Michael Jackson Was My Lover: The Secret Diary of Jordan Chandler by Victor M. Gutierrez (pdf)

Burning Secret (1988), Asher Archive

Joe and the Hustler by Brad S.

The Greek Anthology, 5th century BC to 9th century AD

Contact

'Small Blessings' by Leonard Taft in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

'The dark side of the coin' in Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

Links

The Beautiful Çârpâre Dancer by Nedîm, ca. 1724

'Afters' by Bob Henderson in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

'Index by name' to Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

A letter on boy prostitution in Paris, 1846

"Two Texts" by Hakim Bey in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

'Index by year' to Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

Boys at Sea by BR Burg - Review

"Master Feelgood" by Casimir Dukahz in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Sufferings in Love by Parthenios

The epigrams attributed to Simonides of Keos, 5th to 3rd centuries BC

'Other titles of interest' in Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

Miscellaneous Greek epigrams of the imperial Roman era

"Llanitos" by Leonard Taft in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Homosexual Customs Return to Kandahar, 2001

Nudity, film subject in the Asher Archive

"P.D." by I. L. Ingles in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

"Pederasty isn’t Greek to post-Taliban Afghans", Washington Blade, 2002

'An Awfully Honest Film' in Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

"Boyfriends" by Kevin Esser in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)

Bom-Crioulo by Adolfo Caminha - review

'Sad and fleeting beauty' in Special Friendships by Steven Freeman

"A Different Drummer Boy" by Leonard Taft in The Third Acolyte Reader (pdf)"

A Gift from Santa by John Remington

 

Comments
Comments of general interest will be collected at Letters To The Editor (some editing may be involved)

 

ANON 27   21 July 2020

Greek love was and is a beautiful thing. It is something that I've been doing research on. Are there any sites, podcasts, books, or films you can recommend? Also, I wanted to mention that I'm a practitioner of Hellenic polytheism. In other words, I worship the ancient Greek deities.