In medieval europe attitudes toward homosexuality varied by era and regiongenerally by at least the twelfth century homosexuality was considered sodomy and was punishable by death before the medieval period early romans tolerated alternative sexual practices such as masturbation in males and females and homosexuality.
medieval medicine in western europe was composed of a mixture of existing ideas from antiquity spiritual influences and what claude l233vistrauss identifies as the shamanistic complex and social consensus in the early middle ages following the fall of the western roman empire standard medical knowledge was based chiefly upon surviving greek and roman texts preserved in monasteries.
Along with this fact one should recall that of all aspects of pagan religions christianity has most fervently attempted to stamp out worship of the deities of fertility thus obliterating temples artifacts and even mention of the gods and goddesses of love sex and marriage.
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