Women's oldest profession at different times in different countries
• Women's oldest profession in different countries at different times of
Women who provide "special services" for the money there since ancient times. We offer a look at how this phenomenon was transformed over time in different countries.
Ying Chi ( "camp of harlots") in ancient China became the first confused in the public service. Emperor Wu hired them to accompany soldiers during campaigns.
In ancient Rome and ancient Greece, there was a class of temple priestesses. Visitors pay a certain amount, and the temple had sex like a girl.
Devadasi officially existed in India before the end of the XX century, but unofficially there are now. Parents bring the girls to the temples of the goddess Yelamme and put up for auction their virginity. Woman gave to the highest bidder. However, even today, if a woman decides to stop being a Devadasi and wants to start a new life, married, she never will.
In preparation for World War II, the Japanese military recruiting girls to work in "comfort centers". They did not say that the work is the daily maintenance of dozens of Japanese soldiers. According to the documents, more than 200 000 women were almost sexual slavery. Only a third of them were able to survive this.
Auletrides in ancient Greece called a special class of prostitutes, who danced well, they knew how to fence, juggle, play musical instruments and have provided sexual services at a very high level.
Ganiki - Indian variation of the Japanese geisha. It was believed that the night of ganikoy - is not only very nice, but the man brings good luck. To become ganikoy, she had to learn 64 kinds of arts.
In Athens intimate services were provided legally. Elite courtesans were Thais - slave or free woman whose parents were not residents of the city.
Tavaif called prostitutes in northern India in the XVIII-XX centuries. They knew the music, danced beautifully, were adept at sex. If tavaif finds a wealthy patron, I could save and condition. If tavaif daughter was born, she was transferred "profession" mother.
To avoid prohibited by the Koran love for money, Muslims come in Muta - marriage to an agreed amount of time, such as a few hours. A pair of contracts, which specify the duration of the marriage, as well as the amount you get for the woman of his end. It is fair to say that mutations are also used when young people want to live together and learn each other better before they enter into a valid marriage.