History of Escorts Throughout the World
The Ancient Near East was home to numerous holy places, sanctuaries or "places of paradise," which were devoted to different divinities. These sanctuaries and sanctuaries were recorded by the Greek antiquarian Herodotus in The Histories, where consecrated prostitution was a typical practice. Sumerian records tracing all the way back to ca. 2400 BCE are the most punctual recorded notice of prostitution as an occupation. These depict a sanctuary whorehouse worked by Sumerian clerics in the city of Uruk. This kakum or sanctuary was committed to the goddess Ishtar and was the home to three types of escorts. The 1st grade of ladies were just allowed to perform sexual ceremonies in the sanctuary, the subsequent gathering approached the grounds and took into account guests, and the third and most minimal class lived on the sanctuary grounds. The second rate class was additionally allowed to discover clients in the roads.
In the district of Canaan, a critical bit of sanctuary whores were male. This was likewise broadly rehearsed in Sardinia and in a portion of the Phoenician societies, ordinarily out of appreciation for the goddess Ashtart. Probably affected by the Phoenicians, this training was created in different ports of the Mediterranean Sea, like Erice (Sicily), Locri Epizephiri, Croton, Rossano Vaglio and Sicca Veneria. Different theories incorporate Asia Minor, Lydia, Syria and the Etruscans.
In later years hallowed prostitution and comparable characterizations for females were known to have existed in Greece, Rome, India, China, and Japan. Such practices reached a conclusion when the head Constantine in the 320's AD obliterated the goddess sanctuaries and supplanted the strict practices with Christianity.