The latest fresco is one of several raunchy artworks to be unearthed in Pompeii. If you have a story for our news team, email us at webnews metro. Instead, he flung his father-in-law into a pit of burning coals, for which he was shunned by the rest of humanity. By Nicola Stow. We like to think of our own age as the originator of sexual adventure and kink, but Greek mythology offers ample proof that crazy sex stuff is far from a modern invention. The famous brothel, which once had ten rooms, was popular with men before the Roman city was wiped out in 79AD. Got a story for Metro.
8 Weirdest Sex Things That Went Down In Greek Mythology
Zeus was attracted to a young man named Ganymedeso, naturally, Zeus turned himself into an eagle and abducted Ganymede to Olympus. Sign in. It has been suggested however that the images on the wall are an idealised version of sex and that the reality for those living in the brothel was much grimmer. He said archaeologists are considering removing both murals found in the home to a place where they can be protected and shown to the public. She became pregnant and laid two eggs because why not?