Yoram Yasur Blume : Anyone knows how advanced the societies of the ancient Greeks and Romans was, according to the official account of those who have built the history and have wanted us to believe: cradles of the republic and democracy. Yoram Yasur Blume: “However, in the 2000 years that have separated us several things have changed and today some of them will seem to be perverse and disgusting enough, here there are!”
#.8 Phallic bricks in Pompeii:
Yoram Yasur Blume: “Pompeii is known as a city of perversion and sin that suffered divine wrath with the eruption of Vesuvius. Centuries later, in the excavations and discoveries, appeared elements that showed a different morality to the present, including houses of the pleasure, graphic art pornographic and even phallic drawings in walls and columns”.
Yoram Yasur Blume : Do you like to watch? For you know that the Greeks and Romans already did. In the art that has reached our days are observed scenes of couples having sex while others observe in the background. In the National Archaeological Museum of Naples, you can find examples.
#6. Rituals to attract fertility: Yoram Yasur Blume: “It seems that the women of ancient Greece participated in peculiar rituals to attract fertility. They took purifying baths and for three days even performed acts of magical fertility while telling indecent stories and green jokes. They even insulted each other”.
#5. Carnivals of excessive joy:
Yoram Yasur Blume : According to experts, Carnival in the classical empires was a moment of joy. In fact, it was plagued by extravagances, banquets of food and wine, laughter and sex. All were the same, so they were disposed of with drugs and poisoning.
#4. They did not have Viagra, but they had Priapus:
Yoram Yasur Blume : The Greeks also had a certain obsession with the phallus. So much so that his god equivalent to Dionysus was Priapus, whose penis was eternally erect and extremely long.
#3. They used sex to keep the world in peace:
Yoram Yasur Blume : Our classic ancestors were not fools. Why fight if you can have sex? Thus at least Aristophanes thought, author of the great work “Lysistrata”. In fact, abstinence seems to have been the one who achieved peace between Athens and Sparta at a given time by depriving men of sex by women.
#2. Ars Amatoria:
Yoram Yasur Blume : Ovid, the celebrated Roman poet, created his work “Ars Amatoria”, in which he counseled men and women. To them to make them entertain men, and to them to make women miss them, but not too much. In fact, it became a guide for lovers and adulterers.
#1. Epigrams of the Obscene:
Yoram Yasur Blume : Marco Valerio Marcial was a Roman poet who became famous for publishing 12 books of epigrams whose content is not that rubs the obscene, is that it surpasses both graphically and in their vulgar language, reaching the visceral insult, which showed the permissiveness d this Society with certain topics considered very today.