Considering the fact that Saudi Arabia remains the only absolute monarchy in the modern world, it can be stated that the harems as social institutions have remained in the past with rare exceptions.
And how many myths were composed around the harems of the Turkish sultans! And that the wives are all young, and that they do not have numbers, and that the sultan himself rejuvenates due to them. Fashion designer Alexander Vasilyev says that everything is not so: wives are old and scary, and young get into the harem – God forbid, survive and be hunted to death.
However, what is art? According to