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All beloved activities in the Eastern Mediterranean 2,500 years ago, and all still manically popular in today's Britain.
Here, comedian - and Classics scholar - Andy Zaltzman muses on the Ancient Greeks' different words for lurrrrve Many of the everyday fundamentals of our Western lifestyles owe a grovelling debt of gratitude to the Ancient Greeks – democracy, drama, sitcoms, organised sport, all-action blockbuster war epics, foolhardy politically-motivated military campaigns, nudey wrestling, pornographic crockery, and lying around thinking about stuff in general.
Her poems are available in many different translations that put a slightly different spin on the original meaning.
No one knows if the original poems were lost simply through the aging process or if they were later purposely destroyed by prejudiced people.
The Greeks were also well versed in the flipside of love.
Either way, Sappho was not persecuted for her poems in ancient times.
This shows that people may have been more receptive and open to strong displays of emotions for members of the same sex, whether the feeling were sexual or not.
The personal lives of the Greek gods and goddesses would have melted The Daily Mail Moral Compass™, while simultaneously keeping their Sidebar of Shame amply stocked with scurrilous pseudo-stories about the immortal hunks and babes of Olympus getting up to all kinds of crotchal naughtinesses with all kinds of people/things/animals/other gods and goddesses.
Furthermore, The Iliad, the smash-hit page-turner that catapulted celeb epic poet Homer to the top of the Ancient A-list and laid the foundations of European literature, told of a war provoked by a young man who was unable to keep his dronglerod in his trousers, and an unfeasibly attractive married woman who sacrificed a solid husband and a perfectly acceptable job as Queen of Sparta for a cheeky bit of nookying around with a younger lover.
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