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I don't know a lot of Roman history, but I noticed in some of their statues, naked people. Their sexual organs are shown and obivious to people. Here's a simple google search.

Was it normal back then for citizens to show their sexual organs? Was it a symbol of strength? Could someone walk naked in the summer?

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marked as duplicate by coleopterist, Mark C. Wallace, Kobunite, Tea Drinker, Lennart Regebro Aug 27 '13 at 2:05

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Here's a good place to start. –  called2voyage Aug 26 '13 at 16:06
they simply weren't the hypocritical prudes that we are and showed the body like it really is rather than a version with the bits some zealots get excited about cut off to "protect vulnerable souls from temptation". –  jwenting Aug 26 '13 at 16:23
Possible duplicate –  Mark C. Wallace Aug 26 '13 at 16:33
@MarkC.Wallace That is a good point, for this question to be worthwhile (rather than being flagged as a duplicate) it will need to address significantly different reasons for non-male nudity or address reasons for nudity in general (equally applicable in male and non-male instances). –  called2voyage Aug 26 '13 at 16:39

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No, they did not walk naked, they just created these statues.

The Roman statues follow the tradition of the Greeks.

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I have to downvote this: No substantiation whatsoever - not even a wiki! This kind of thing might be appropriate for a comment - a hunch you have without evidence - sometimes we see that. But this by no means qualifies as an answer. –  user2590 Aug 27 '13 at 2:09

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