In the class we covered large portions of history in Europe and the US but we did not cover Ancient Egypt so I was excited to read your post. You must be logged in to post a comment. They do, and his semen responds from the reeds along the river, making it seem as though Seth was sterilely pleasuring himself down by the river. In the stories of these archetypal beings, Isis exemplifies the reproductive female, Osiris the reproductive male, Seth the nonreproductive eunuch, and Nephthys the unmarried virgin lesbian. They do not particularly add a note of procreativity to the heavily homoerotic tomb. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender history. Since gender was traditionally defined as a role in procreation -- with the male being the one who reproduces in another person's body, and the female being the one who reproduces in her own body -- the eunuch, or exclusive homosexual, who does not reproduce either in his own body or in another person's body, is neither male nor female.
The sexual yearning appears to have brought forth somewhat kinky literary blossoms at times:
Ancient Egyptian Sexuality
Seth has penetrated Horus' anus with his seed. Each man had one wife. Seth's behavior may be considered inappropriate and harmful, and he may lose face, but he unquestionably displays exclusively homosexual tendencies, which means a homosexual is one of the most ancient central archetypes in Egyptian mythology. Prostitution was likely an extremely common practice that the Egyptians viewed as just another trade, and one that carried a bit of social status. The instruction of Ptahhotep, pPrisse