In other projects Wikimedia Commons. The initiatory theory claims to account not for the existence of ancient Greek homosexuality in general but rather for that of formal paiderastia. For a more cynical view of the custom, see the comedies of Aristophanes, e. Predators: pedophiles, rapists, and other sex offenders. Look up pederasty in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Main article: Pederasty in ancient Greece. The Journal of Men's Studies.
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Retrieved 13 September The Anglican Church of Canada comments that the Graeco-Roman "ideal" regarding homosexuality entailed erotic love of young teenage males of the same age that a young woman would be given in marriage, and that frequently the more mature male was only slightly older than the partner. Some scholars locate its origin in initiation ritual , particularly rites of passage on Crete , where it was associated with entrance into military life and the religion of Zeus. Lesbian , gay , bisexual , and transgender LGBT topics.