Medieval Christian writers deliberately suppressed the homoerotic nuances of the figure. According to contemporary opinion, Greek males who engaged in passive anal sex after reaching the age of manhood — at which point they were expected to take the reverse role in pederastic relationships and become the active and dominant member — thereby were feminized or "made a woman" of themselves. Homer never explicitly casts the two as lovers   but they were depicted as lovers in the archaic and classical periods of Greek literature, particularly in the works of AeschylusAeschines and Plato. The film Troy presented Patroclus as a younger relative of Achilles, without any romantic or sexual aspects. But in Shakespeare, it is put far more bluntly
The age difference between partners and their respective roles either active or passive was considered to be a key feature.
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