Sensationalised sexual depravity of the Ottomans was a popular trope in early modern European discourses on the Turks.
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‘The witch is a witch not only because she magically devours, destroys, or rides wolves, but also because she has sex with the devil.’
Marianna Muravyeva Russian history of sexuality is very problematic. We have yet a lot to discover about same-sex relationships, sexual variations and attitudes to various sexual practices on the Russian pathway to modernity. The little we know suggests that one’s sexual identity was subject to close scrutiny from the community, the […]