ecce homo


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ec·ce ho·mo

 (ĕk′sē hō′mō, ĕk′ĕ)
n.
A depiction of Jesus wearing the crown of thorns.

[From Late Latin ecce homō, behold the man : Latin ecce, behold + Latin homō, man.]

Ecce Homo

(ˈɛkeɪ ˈhəʊməʊ; ˈɛksɪ)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a picture or sculpture of Christ crowned with thorns
[Latin: behold the man, the words of Pontius Pilate to Christ's accusers (John 19:5)]

ec•ce ho•mo

(ˈɛk si ˈhoʊ moʊ, ˈɛk eɪ)
n.
a representation in art of Christ crowned with thorns.
[< Late Latin: “behold the man,” Pilate's words on presenting Christ to his accusers (John 19:5)]

ecce homo

A Latin phrase meaning behold the man, used to mean a representation of Christ crowned with thorns.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ecce homo - a representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thornsecce homo - a representation (a picture or sculpture) of Jesus wearing a crown of thorns
representation - a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
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2) Somewhat overcritical of his German contemporaries, Nietzsche describes in his provocative autobiography Ecce Homo (written in the Fall of 1888) the reception of his works as follows: "uberall sonst habe ich Leser--lauter ansgesuchte Intelligenzen, bewahrte, in hohen Stellungen and Pflichten erzogene Charaktere; ich habe sogar wirkliche Genies unter meinen Lesern.
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Focusing on Nietzsche's writings from Beyond Good and Evil (1886) to Ecce Homo (1888), Conway undertakes an analysis of a "symptomatological" critique of modernism he mines from his works.
It is what inspires Nietzsche to shout in Ecce Homo, "I am no man.
announced today the sale of two of its latest documentary series Ecce Homo and The Greatest Journeys on Earth to seventy countries.
This year's Homotopia programme runs from November 3-14 and features the return of Polari, London's award-winning LGBT literary salon, hosted by Paul Burston and with guest authors and performers (November 4); The Butch Monologues (November 6); Ecce Homo - cabaret with Naughty Nickers (November 5-7), and a chance to join The Paying Guests author Sarah Waters 'In Conversation' on November 13.
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However she managed to turn a depiction of Christ called Ecce Homo (Behold the Man) into a mix between a sloth and a hairy monkey.
Dubious paintings such as the Ecce Homo in Genoa; the Crowning with Thorns in Prato; a version of the Card Sharps that is endorsed by the leading Caravaggio expansionists--Mina Gregori, Maurizio Marini and Denis Mahon (who acquired the painting); and the Lute Player with Wildenstein & Co.
Ecce Homo marks the center of this thoughtful survey exhibition, Wallinger's largest to date, which is also the debut of this Swiss museum's newly arrived director, Madeleine Schuppli.
King George IV, Major General Sir Henry Havelock, Mark Wallinger's Ecce Homo, and a waxwork of Jonny Wilkinson
Young's method is straightforwardly historical; he devotes a chapter to each major text, from The Birth of Tragedy to Ecce Homo.