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There is another fundamental problem in projecting back current sexual classification onto Rome. They didn't think of it as homosexuality versus heterosexuality. Rather, they thought of it as being the penetrator or the submissive partner. For a grown man to be penetrated was the shameful act. To be the dominant one, not so much. And since women were ...


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The modern view of ancient civilization, including that of Greece and Rome, has been heavily censored. Ancient writings on these topics have been systematically expunged or destroyed over the centuries. In general, the ancients were far more promiscuous than society is today. Pederasty was considered somewhat amoral, but was widely practiced. In Rome, ...


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Hi :o you're my Namesake :P anyway; The guy below it's right even when the roman's children were protected by law, these doesn't apply to slave child's.There was that loophole in roman's law concerning with slave children. so there was a little if not nothing romans (citizen) could do. Because slaves weren't considered persons,but objects instead. ...



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