Images from 15th-century sexual book in Iran.

Sex has always been a major part of every society. It’s how we continue the human race.This book is even less known to exist than the Chinese book of sex.

 

I warn you these images are quite graphic.

Persian Sex Book

 

Upon doing research on most of these various sex books. I learned that most of women used in these illustrations were not free women. Most were slaves or a harem member. In most ancient cultures women were property. There was rarely anything exotic about being a harem member as it is so often depicted to the Western World. Usually the woman was sex slave until around age forty and then send to live on her own if the prince or sheik didn’t find favors in her.  However once on her own if she continued these sexual activities there was a strong chance she may end up being stoned to death for violating religious practices. (It was ok by the religious law for these things to be done to her by powerful people but not ok by the religious law for her to support herself selling herself.) The ironic was that this is all she knew how to do to make a living but if she did it outside the palace she was usually brought into at around age 8-12 she was killed.  

So forget the starry-eyed stories of Aladdin, most women’ lives were nothing like that. Even in the original account of The Arabians Nights. This woman had to think of a 1,000 stories to entertain an asshole to save her life. That is not my idea of romance.

Sex regulation

 

 

 

 

 

 

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One thought on “Images from 15th-century sexual book in Iran.

  1. Ah, so this was the article that pissed someone off. I didn’t write the book. It existed for nearly 500 years before I was born. I simply knew of it existence because I research and learn the conditions of women lives throughout history. So if you want to be upset about it go back in time and tell whomever produced it that it was wrong. No one can not talk about empowering women if you are too scared to look at what has happened to them throughout history. Because what has happened in many parts of the world is still happening.

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