A couple in the middle ages. Sex was banned in a few days

A couple in the middle ages. Sex was banned in a few days

The religious laws in force in Middle Ages forbade (or tried to do so) having sex on certain days of the year and under special conditions of women.

Intimate relationships were forbidden, eg, in the period Lent and weekend, but even when the woman had period, because it is considered “unclean”.

Prohibited also tap the partner pregnant and in the period immediately following the part.

those who contravene, as often it happened in reality, these rules, He was invited to atone for their sins through appropriate penitenze, usually consisting of drastic fasts and recitation of prayers (Photo gives: festivaldelmedioevo.it).