Where would we be without romance? What was courtship and marriage like for our distant ancestors? Beginning with the ancient Greeks' recognition of the need to describe more than one kind of love, inventing the word eros to describe carnal love, and agape to mean a spiritual love, take a stroll back through romantic heritage with this timeline of romantic customs, dating rituals, and tokens of love. In ancient times, many of the first marriages were by capture, not choice — when there was a scarcity of nubile women, men raided other villages for wives. Frequently the tribe from which a warrior stole a bride would come looking for her, and it was necessary for the warrior and his new wife to go into hiding to avoid being discovered. According to an old French custom, as the moon went through all its phases the couple drank a brew called metheglin, which was made from honey.
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Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. As a country pop darling-turned-"Reputation"-slayer, Taylor Swift has certainly become known for writing songs about the ghosts of boyfriends past. So let's play a familiar game: Which song is about which of Taylor's ex's? We plowed through some of Swift's biggest hits and matched the lyrics to 13 of Swift's high-profile reported former relationships.
Much like a dusty bottle of port and a rich old man, Kate Middleton and Prince William are a match made in heaven. This royal couple are literally destined to be King and Queen of England, and as such, their relationship is extremely, well, polished. And it probably is!