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Medieval Times

Posted by: webmaster on Saturday, May 15, 2004 - 09:27 27042 Reads
The Sexuality in the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages are usually pictured as a romantic era, plenty of epic battles, chivalry, minstrels and prince charming. Reality however, was quite different from what we’ve learned o­n movies or novels, which is nothing but a fancy view from what medieval times truly were. There was nothing so poetic about sexuality in a time when life was surrounded by plagues, famine, and wars. Epidemic diseases such as leprosy were common ground as people were exposed to low-hygiene conditions and extreme poverty.





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