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Abd-ar-Rahman III

October 20, 2010

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Abd-ar-Rahman III, the Emir and Caliph of Córdoba from 929 to 961 and Defender of the Faith, kept two harems: one of women and one of men.

Abu Nuwas

October 1, 2010

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Abu Nuwas, who died in 864, was considered one of the greatest Persian poets of his day with his poems about drinking and sex. Mostly with boys.