Parthenos


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Parthenos

(ˈpɑːθɪˌnɒs)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) an epithet meaning "Virgin", applied by the Greeks to several goddesses, esp Athena
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On the other hand, a parthenos who shows interest in domestic affairs is admired by her community, since "It is from such things that a good reputation among people/springs up, giving pleasure to your father and the lady your mother" ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Este motivo iconografico nos es conocido por copias del escudo de la Atenea Parthenos en Atenas, pero este es el unico ejemplo de un posible "helpergroup'" en sarcofagos etruscos.
From its first moments, Electra departs from the normative social roles enshrined in Greek ritual by depicting its eponymous character as a married parthenos (virgin).
7) has shown that the figuring of Scylla as an untamed parthenos is expressed through the conjoined notions of the dog and the sea as undomesticated, one as a companion who can at times become rebellious and hostile to his human master, the other as treacherous to sailors.
More controversially, Frazer and fellow anthropologist Robert Briffault (1927/1959) assert that the correct translation of the Greek word parthenos (applied to the goddess Artemis, for instance), is not 'virgin' but 'unmarried woman' (Frazer, 1911, p.
A deusa ocupa o espaco masculino atraves de seus atributos de deusa da guerra e protetora do heroi, portanto atributos tipicos da Arete masculina e, ao mesmo tempo, ocupa o espaco feminino por meio de sua opcao por ser uma deusa parthenos, ou seja, uma deusa virgem, possuindo assim a caracteristica principal da Arete feminina que e a virgindade.
The translation of the Hebrew Scriptures made by Aquila, the disciple of Akiva in the second century, used Paleo-Hebrew script for every instance of the Tetragrammaton (see "Aquila" in the Jewish Encyclopedia), but Christians did not generally use it because he translated the almah of Isaiah 7:14 as neanis (young woman), not parthenos (virgin).
Centuries after the Isaiah text, Matthew uses this text (actually a Greek translation of the Hebrew, with parthenos, "virgin" instead of "young woman") to talk about the upcoming birth of Jesus.
UNA ARRAIGADA CONCEPCION entre los griegos fue la de la parthenos (la doncella, de ahi la voz Partenon) como portadora de la muerte.
Artemisa es la Diana romana, es una cazadora, virgen, es decir, la parthenos griega, la virgen en su significado arcaico de autonoma, la que se sustrae al dominio patriarcal, la libre, selvatica o silvestre que mata fieras, pero en ocasiones tambien a hombres.
Pheidias, the greatest sculptor of classical antiquity, constructed the Athena Parthenos on a wooden framework with carved ivory for skin and a gold wardrobe.
The new gallery was envisioned as a teaching tool devoted to classical Athens, and the space housed reconstructions of daily life and a scale model of the gold-and-ivory statue of Athena Parthenos.