Florentine Homosexuality
Florence, Italy was so full of male-male love that the entire world knew about Florentine homoerotic culture. In 1432 the city established the “Officers of the Night” to arrest all males caught in same-sex sex. Between 1432-1502, over 17,000 men were charged with sodomy. 
Florentine homosexuality was so well known that Germans adopted the term “Florenzer” to mean sodomite or homosexual. 

Florentine Homosexuality

Florence, Italy was so full of male-male love that the entire world knew about Florentine homoerotic culture. In 1432 the city established the “Officers of the Night” to arrest all males caught in same-sex sex. Between 1432-1502, over 17,000 men were charged with sodomy. 

Florentine homosexuality was so well known that Germans adopted the term “Florenzer” to mean sodomite or homosexual. 

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