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Abd-ar-Rahman III

October 20, 2010


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


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.