Photo Gallery The Mystery of the Sacred Prostitutes

"Holy harlots" in Jerusalem, temple sex in the service of Aphrodite? Many ancient authors describe sacred prostitution in drastic terms. Are the accounts nothing but legends? Historians are searching for the kernel of truth behind the reports.
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Foto: Corbis
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Foto: Corbis
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Foto: AKG