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befriender

(bɪˈfrɛndə)
n
a person who befriends
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One might have hoped that a fictional character with the weird Greco-Latin name Erastes Fulmen might have elicited a "gendered" or at least a Freudian comment on the implications of these two words, which mean "Lover," with specific homo-erotic connotations, and "Lightning.
That single dinner party in Arizona let to an affectionate and loving correspondence, in which they quickly adopted the roles of erastes and eramonos.
The term derives from the combination of pais (Greek for 'boy') with erastes (Greek for 'lover'; cf.
Embora deslocada (2) em sua ideia base, constituia, por assim dizer, um comportamento 'tolerado' e institucionalizado na Grecia antiga, envolvendo a relacao afetivo-educacional entre o erastes (homem mais velho) e o eromenos (homem mais jovem).
In fact, the Greeks even had words describing the players in man-boy relationships: An erastes was an adult man who courted or was in a sexual relationship with a boy (this accounts for part of the derivation of "pederast"), who himself was known as an eromenos.
51) But a further distinguishing mark of Greek eros is its one-sidedness: the relevant relationships are seen as involving an active erastes and a passive recipient of that person's attentions, an eromenos or eromene.
O seu pudor cristao o conduz a uma analise inocente ou cega da pederastia, apegando-se a um idealismo filosofico, como se esse idealismo fosse a coordenada fundamental do comportamento erotico entre erastes e eromenos:
comprender por que Socrates se rehusa a ser su erastes, pero, al mismo
He also was the 'tutor,' implicitly the erastes of Orpheus.
Aside from many lapses in scholarly accuracy, Davidson panders to present-day concerns, such as his preposterous assertion that erastes (mature men) delayed having sex with their eromenoi (adolescent wards) until the youths had turned eighteen.
One of these murals uninhibitedly celebrates same sex desire: specifically the socially circumscribed pederastic desire between a bearded erastes and a smooth faced eromenos.
Esse conceito nao e novo, ja que na tradicao grega existia Afrodite como deusa da beleza, porem o corpo feminino, em geral, nao era relacionado a beleza e ao erotismo, o que, por sua vez, acontecia com os corpos masculinos, como no caso dos erastes e os eromenos, situacao que mudaria nas artes a partir do seculo XVI.