Sensationalised sexual depravity of the Ottomans was a popular trope in early modern European discourses on the Turks.
Tag: early modern history
Sex and the Devil: An Interview with Laura Stokes
‘The witch is a witch not only because she magically devours, destroys, or rides wolves, but also because she has sex with the devil.’
‘A Temporary Member’: ‘Hermaphrodites’ and Sexual Identity in Early Modern Russia
‘Hermaphrodites’ represented a true puzzle for the authorities and local community.