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9 Weird Sex Facts From The Ancient World

#8. Mandatory Prostitution

Mandatory Prostitution - 9 Weird Sex Facts From The Ancient World

The writer Herodotus wrote that, in ancient Assyria legal but mandatory for all unmarried women to prostitute themselves. The Assyrians were very devoted to the Cult of Aphrodite, or Mylitta, as the Assyrians called her. They believed that in order for a woman to receive her grace. She must have sex with a stranger in Aphrodite’s temple. Every woman in the Assyrian empire had to present herself at least once in her lifetime to the temple of Aphrodite for this sacred rite. Source

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