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The Ancient Roman Prostitute by Mind Map: The
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The Ancient Roman Prostitute

Purpose of Controlling Statement: In this paper I am going to tell you about Ancient Roman prostitutes. Thesis: A brief analysis of an Ancient Roman prostitute can include who they were, how they began (according to legend), what they wore, and where they worked.

who were they?

definition: a person who engages sexual intercourse in exchange for money; harlot (definition from dictionary.com)

often referred to as "meretrixes"; "she who makes commerce of her own body". (from miriamilani.com)

how were they treated?

often symbols of shame, New node

forbidden to bring accusations against others; no voice in legal court

they would often be beaten, mutilated, or violated with a release from an obligation, liability, etc.

not allowed to attend public shows or sue for rape

who used them?

everyone. some authorites had their own slave

emperor diocletian even handed out tokens to ensure that every citizens sexual hunger was satisfied and that social order was kept

fathers would take their sons to brothels marked the child's becoming an adult

were they forced?

actually many women registered to be prostitutes so they wouldn't have to be charge with illicit behaviour with others and/or their lovers

where did they work?

brothels

taverns/inns

prostitutes and the law

Purpose of Controlling Statement: In this paper I am going to tell you about Ancient Roman prostitutes. Thesis: A brief analysis of of an Ancient Roman prostitute can include who they were, how they began (according to legend), what they wore, and where they worked.

prostitutes were not allow to marry and no one could marry a prostitutes relatives or descendants

(according to justinian laws)

often fined, and occasionally banished

in 14 AD, tiberius put into legislation adultry

in the reign of Caligula (37-41 AD), taxes on registered prostitutes were introduced

how did they begin?