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The Thebans attributed to the Sacred Band the power of Thebes for the generation before its fall to Philip II of Macedonwho was so impressed with their bravery during battle, he erected a monument that still stands today on their gravesite.
Greek boys no longer left the confines of the community, but rather paired up with older men within the confines of the city. The roots of Greek pederasty lie in the tribal past of Greece, before the rise of the city-state as a unit of political organization. Jewish Mormon 19th century 20th century 21th century.