While we should absolutely consider the similarities between daily lives of past people and ours today, we also need to remember that contemporary terms cannot necessarily be used in the same way, and that faulty and biased modern assumptions can pervade our interpretations of the past if we are not careful.
InNoyes, fearing arrest for statutory rape, fled the country and wrote to his to his followers that they should All three have had gay lovers complex marriage. To be sure, the sanctity of two-person marriage still looms large: For decades now, most Americans— 90 percent, give or take —have told Gallup that having an affair is unacceptable.
The Thebans however were committed to a fight. The base of the monument still survives to this day.
Additionally, the men were far more aware of sexual diversity and desire, so these men were more willing to engage in less heteronormative sexual acts, such as liking anal penetration by their women partners. As you approach the city you see a common grave of the Thebans who were killed in the struggle against Philip.
Cohoon, The Academy. A History of Greece, Volume 5.