🎧 Same-Sex Marriages in Renaissance Rome
🎧 Not Just the Tudors • 47m
All this month on the History Hit family of podcasts, we've been marking LGBT+ History Month. To round off the month, Professor Suzannah Lipscomb investigates an extraordinary episode, long denied by scholars.
In 1578, a same-sex community that gathered in a church, performing marriages between men, was discovered in Rome. Professor Giuseppe Marcocci reveals his ground-breaking research which challenges the accepted historical narrative and helps us to better understand the sentiments of those who were part of this unusual - and at that time, highly subversive - community in Renaissance Rome.
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