Fun Fact: many of the most ambitious boss babes we have come to know and look up to also happen to be our sorority sisters. They hit the ground running and made a name for themselves in a way a lot of us determined young women hope to do as well. However, this dedication to the grind does not have to be exclusive to post-grad life or a side hustle. Being a motivated queen within your own chapter and Greek community can be just as rewarding and give you experiences you might never have gotten anywhere else. Here are some ways to help your ambitious energy thrive and your unique girl boss glow shine.
Ancient Greek Sex Lives: God on God Action, Erotic Magic & the Language of Love (NSFW)
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All rights reserved. Little remains of the ancient city of Sparta, capital of the Laconia region, situated on the Peloponnesus peninsula in modern Greece, but the impact of its unique culture is impossible to ignore. A state run by an inflexible military regime, whose people existed almost entirely to serve the army, the Spartans were legendary for their professionalism, intense physical and mental stamina, and absolute dedication to the defense of their land. No great philosophers would ever arise from Spartan culture the way they did from Athens. Founded around the ninth century B.
Women in ancient Sparta
Gorgo, Queen of Sparta and wife of Leonidas , as quoted by Plutarch . Spartan women were famous in ancient Greece for having more freedom than women elsewhere in the Greek world. To contemporaries outside of Sparta, Spartan women had a reputation for promiscuity and controlling their husbands. Unlike their Athenian counterparts, Spartan women could legally own and inherit property and they were usually better educated. The extant written sources are limited and largely from a non-Spartan viewpoint.
Known for their adventurous and seemingly unconventional attitudes to love, sex and gender, the Ancient Greeks have long appealed to our most basic instincts, satisfying our curiosity with lurid tales. Though widely remembered for their practice of homosexuality, their legacy today is definitely much more than that of a sex-mad civilisation, with depraved practices to make any reader with 21st century sensibilities cringe. Paul Chrystal , author of new book In Bed With the Ancient Greeks out now from Amberley , shines a light on sex and sexuality in the ancient world. What do you think this says about the Greeks — and about our own society for relying on just one word? Ancient Greeks were patently much more philosophically and psychologically nuanced than their contemporary counterparts to the north and west.