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befriender

(bɪˈfrɛndə)
n
a person who befriends
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Nos recuerda Morales (1998), apoyandose en Foucault, que desde la Grecia clasica, en la relacion erastes-eromenos (amante-amado), ambos roles asumidos por hombres, se ha ubicado la actividad de Eros en erastes. La mujer, primero desde la ausencia en este tipo de relacion y, luego puesta en el lugar de eromenos en el amor udri y en el amor cortes, logra paulatinamente, desde mediados del siglo XX, asumir el rol de poseedora de Eros o, lo que es lo mismo, pasar de ser objeto de amor a amante.
Os papeis sociais do erastes e do eromenos--respectivamente, aquele que deseja e o jovem que e desejado--sao estabelecidos atraves de uma relacao assimetrica, em que um fornece instrucao e amizade, e o outro, prazer sexual.
(15) Da mesma forma, os dois personagens nao podem ser identificados como pai ou erastes do atleta tambem pelo fato de serem imberbes, mesmo em se tratando de uma imagem que julgamos distanciada do modelo de representacao comum na ceramica atica.
Indeed it is Heracles' reaction to Hylas's disappearance that is most often cited as proof that Apollonius intended us to understand Hylas and Heracles as eromenos and erastes. (26) Furthermore, Apollonius reinforces the connection between Heracles and the water nymph by weaving in another reminder of Sappho 31.
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." Latin vir does not mean "manliness" (166, 231) but "man" (as opposed to "woman").
(56) Makron also depicts youths similarly lifting the himation off their shoulders in pederastic scenes in which the eromenos (boy) makes the gesture to reveal his body to the erastes (older man), as on a kylix by Makron in the Staatliche Antikensammlung und Glyptothek Munchen (Fig.
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.