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Oops! Etruscan warrior prince really a princess
| October 21, 2013
| Tia Ghose/
Posted on 10/21/2013 7:13:33 AM PDT by BenLurkin
The mix-up highlights just how easily both modern and old biases can color the interpretation of ancient graves.
In this instance, the lifestyles of the ancient Greeks and Romans may have skewed the view of the tomb. Whereas Greek women were cloistered away, Etruscan women, according to Greek historian Theopompus, were more carefree, working out, lounging nude, drinking freely, consorting with many men and raising children who did not know their fathers' identities.
(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...
In other words...sluts.
posted on 10/21/2013 7:13:33 AM PDT
Did they have EBT, section 8 and California Fresh so they could live on that back then as well?
posted on 10/21/2013 7:22:19 AM PDT
by A CA Guy
( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
To: A CA Guy
Did they have EBT, section 8 and California Fresh so they could live on
their back then as well?
There, I fixed it for you.
posted on 10/21/2013 7:24:56 AM PDT
by Slump Tester
(What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
posted on 10/21/2013 7:26:04 AM PDT
by Wyrd bið ful aræd
(Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
Etruscan women, according to Greek historian Theopompus, were more carefree, working out, lounging nude, drinking freely, consorting with many men and raising children who did not know their fathers' identities.
There was football and basket ball back then? Who knew.
posted on 10/21/2013 7:26:47 AM PDT
(I am John Galt.)
Definition of a slut: Women acting like men.
posted on 10/21/2013 7:40:16 AM PDT
(Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
Now we know why their society disappeared while the Romans lasted for a thousand years....................
posted on 10/21/2013 7:49:52 AM PDT
by Red Badger
(TANSTAAFL always wins. Always...........................)
To: Red Badger
posted on 10/21/2013 7:54:32 AM PDT
(This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
To: Red Badger
“Now we know why their society disappeared while the Romans lasted for a thousand years....................”
And the Romans disappeared for much the same reasons....and we’re heading down the same path.
posted on 10/21/2013 7:57:11 AM PDT
(A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
“....and were heading down the same path.”
And we lasted much less than 1000 years.
posted on 10/21/2013 8:14:36 AM PDT
( I don't say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
Etruscan women, according to Greek historian Theopompus, were ...
Well, we can read what Roman historians said about the Greeks, too, but we can't necessarily believe it. Reports can be timely without being true.
posted on 10/21/2013 9:04:39 AM PDT
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