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Philip II of Macedon

October 16, 2010

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Losing air time to his son Alexander the Great, Philip II of Macedon doesn't get enough credit for his victories. Rumor has it that he was assassinated by his paramour and bodyguard Pausaunias because of a complicated lover's quarrel.

The Sacred Band of Thebes

September 28, 2010

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Gays in the military? Why, of course! The very gay Sacred Band of Thebes - 150 pairs of lovers - made up the elite of the Theban army in 338 B.C.