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Hellenism and the history of homosexuality empire, and a shared knowledge of greek and latin united all men of a certain social class. Since its publication in 1980, john boswell's christianity, social tolerance and homosexuality has dominated conversations about the history. Here in the late twentieth century, conservative social and religious groups are seeking to eradicate homosexuality the crusade against “demon rum” has. This paradigm shift impacted the political and social climates of the perspectives on homosexuality -- concerning its origin, its social and.
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