Sexuality instead is determined by behavioral mannerisms, whether masculine or passive in both male and female roles. Such traditions were a sign of active masculinity, but whether the religious tolerance can be applicable to homosexual acts is unknown. Lex Scantinia was a Roman law that historians believe was created to penalise any male citizen of high standing that took a willing role in passive sexual behaviour. In the legions, the act of homosexuality amongst soldiers was considered a violation of military discipline and subject to harsh penalties.
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Sexuality in ancient Rome
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Homosexuality in Ancient Rome
What is known about the sexual predilections of the men and women of ancient Rome? How scandalous were the Roman emperors? What were attitudes to extra-marital sex?
Sexual attitudes and behaviors in ancient Rome are indicated by art , literature and inscriptions , and to a lesser extent by archaeological remains such as erotic artifacts and architecture. It has sometimes been assumed that "unlimited sexual license" was characteristic of ancient Rome. In the popular imagination and culture, it is synonymous with sexual license and abuse.