Although prostitution has long been a taboo subject, and is only recently beginning to emerge into open conversation, sex has always been for sale in human societies. It is a hugely complex issue, with a wide range of social, personal, political and even economic repercussions. Could looking at the sexual practices of the ancient Greeks and Romans help to open our eyes to new perspectives on prostitution? Read on to find out…
Cleopatra (known as Cleopatra VII) was one of the most prominent Queens in antiquity, known for her intelligence, powerful army, and notorious affairs with political leaders. Adept in many areas of study, she has become a symbol of women’s power, characterized by ambition, political tact, and adaptability. Despite her tragic end, she successfully maneuvered a predominantly male domain with striking aptitude. Below are some facts about her life and political career.