Thus, we can say that the sexual nature of the body in the Middle Ages was greatly impaired, impulses and desires of the flesh to a large extent suppressed. Even Christian marriage, which is not without difficulty, the law was approved in the XIII century, justified by the desire to reduce the craving. Sexual intimacy tolerated and could only be justified as a means to achieve a single goal - conception. "Too passionate love for his wife is adultery" - repeated the clergy. Man ordered to restrain his body, and what else "deviations" were forbidden.