What Sex Was Like in Ancient Greece

A brief history of sex and sexuality in Ancient Greece.

Pederasty in Ancient Greece | Photo Credits: Wikipedia

There is no doubt that the ancient Greeks played an important role in the development of modern society. From plumbing to various aspects of the judiciary to systems of government, we have a lot to thank the Greeks for. However, not everything that the Greeks did pass the test of time. Sexual intimacy in…




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