Critical, Historical, And Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2...

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During the classical period Greece reached its height of success, economically and culturally. Naguib Mahfouz, Thebes at War, about the war to liberate Egypt from its Hyksos rulers during the sixteenth century B. So we have in ancient Greece (a bit less so in Rome) a culture where sex isn't taboo to the degree it is today. Italy was corrupted by the new influences that flowed in upon her, just as Rome was corrupted by Grecian luxury and sensuality in the days of the failing republic.

Pages: 508

Publisher: Nabu Press (October 5, 2011)

ISBN: 1247611396

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