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Robin Hood was the gay who in the woods escaped from homophobes


What still we knew about Robin Goode? That it was the hero of medieval English folk songs, the leader of forest robbers.

Robin Hood was the gay who in the woods escaped from homophobes

What still we knew about Robin Goode? That it was the hero of medieval English folk songs, the leader of forest robbers. Hid in Sherwood Forest about Nottingham, I plundered rich and I gave got to poor people. Generally, as write in literary books, “throughout centuries it was a symbol of brave fight for justice, freedom and. Many admirers of this hero dazh see in him predecessor Garibaldi, the primogenitor of guerrillas anti-fascists or even ancestor Che Guevara.

But the Most authoritative British philologist Andrew James Dzhonston working at the Berlin university decided to check these fairy tales. It reconstructed an image of the hero, having analysed legends and ballads. Also it became clear that Robin Hood was a rebel only in relation to customs and the traditions dominating during his era. First, he lived in the wood because it and his friends hated stormy city life and very much loved the nature.

And, secondly, the Buzzing probably was the gay, as well as his friends. That is they ran away to the wood also because so decided to get rid of prosecutions of homosexuals.

- And robed rich men to finance activity of the utopian society instead of to distribute stolen among poor, - assures Johnston.

However, in the last on time ballads and legends in gang there was a young beauty Med Marion who married Robin.


- It isn’t excluded that it was thought up to protect the hero gay who was too advancing the time, - the author considers. - The homophobia is an awful European illness, same congenital, as anti-Semitism and any other kind of racism.

Source: ru-facts.com

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