On the contrary, it was apparently most common amongst the martial Spartans. Sometime in the past decade there came a turning point. Normally these warrior groups lived by hunting and robbing, and were always first to sign up and lead in wars or raids. Some Greek philosophers wrote on the subject of homosexuality in the military. There comes a point in history when a man is put to the test and can either fail or succeed.
Men, Militarism and Unpeacekeeping:
Homosexuality in the militaries of ancient Greece
If as was evident it was not an attachment to the soul, but a yearning solely towards the body, Lycurgus stamped this thing as foul. Nonetheless city states that employed the practice in determining military formation enjoyed some success. The Thebans had one such regiment as the core of their entire army. Men, Militarism and Unpeacekeeping: In journalism In policing History of same-sex unions Queer erasure bisexual. Normally these warrior groups lived by hunting and robbing, and were always first to sign up and lead in wars or raids. The widespread practice of making each other heirs is certainly no evidence of homosexuality, but is a further indication of the closeness of these relationships.