The term is named after Plato, who described a kind of love centered on same-gender relations and included sex which underwent a transformation during Renaissance (15th–16th centuries) to get its contemporary sense of asexual heterosexual love.
Platonic love in the original sense of the term (love centered on same-gender relations) is examined in Plato's dialogue, the Symposium, which has as its topic the subject of love or Eros generally.
It explains the possibilities of how the feeling of love began and how it has evolved—both sexually and non-sexually.
Of particular importance is the speech of Socrates, relating the idea of platonic love as attributed to the prophetess Diotima, which presents it as a means of ascent to contemplation of the divine.
Each bid got lower, and the winner was the man who accepted the lowest bid.
The money was paid from the profits from auctioning off the beautiful girls.
Some of those inventions are devices we still use today.The earliest examples of wedding rings are from Ancient Egypt.Western customs for wedding rings can be traced to ancient Rome and Greece, and were transmitted to the present through Christendom in Europe, which adapted the ancient customs.Depending on culture, a wedding ring is typically worn on the base of the left or right ring finger.Many spouses wear their wedding rings day and night, causing an indentation in the skin that is visible even when the ring is removed.