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Synonyms for hearer

someone who listens attentively

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Die Konvention erwartete, dass der Eromenos bei dem Verkehr mit dem Erasten dessen Gefuhle nicht erwiderte und dazu die Schale des Byrgos Malers mit einem Erasten und einem Eromeneos vor dem Beginn des Schenkelverkehrs bei Boardman, Rotfigurige Vasen aus Athen.
Club Eromenos presenta a cinco personajes que se conocen por primera vez dentro un club privado donde solo se puede acceder con contrasena secreta.
Plato calls it anteros (255C-E), and its source lies in the eromenos himself: the stream of beauty that emanates from the beloved's body and so inflames the lover can be so abundant that it flows back into the beloved's eyes and infects him, just as one is infected with ophthalmia, with a form of eros that is a reflection ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], 255D) or "image" (eidolon) of the desire that the lover experiences in a stronger and more regular form.
The writing of Eromenos required extensive and thorough research into the habits and routines of ancient Rome.
The ethicity of the relation', Agamben writes, 'demanded that the eromenos not experience pleasure' (110-111).
Nao me refiro ao efeito nobilitante que pode exercer sobre o mais velho, sobre o erasto, o sentimento de ser admirado: o aspecto educativo da ligacao amorosa concerne, evidentemente, sobretudo ao parceiro mais jovem, ao eromeno adolescente.
Segundo este, na relacao sexual entre o amante adulto, erastes, e o efebo amado, eromenos, haveria uma transmissao do valor, a arete, do amante ao amado, na qual o esperma teria a funcao de veiculo.
Keats differs inasmuch as he is generally presented as erastus rather than eromenos, actively lifting his head and kissing the poet in "[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.
17) Por ultimo, cabe agregar que en el circulo de la aristocracia intelectual de Platon eros se desarrolla principalmente a traves de la relacion homosexual, en la cual, segun las pautas de su tiempo, (18) un hombre mayor y experimentado --el amante o erastes-- cortejaba a un agraciado y talentoso jovencito --el amado o eromenos, tambien llamado paidika--ofreciendole, a cambio de los favores sexuales del muchachito, su guia para alcanzar la "perfeccion" o arete, es decir, en este contexto, el exito individual y publico.
Para este desencuentro, para esta hiancia, Lacan propone en este seminario una formula que consiste en lo que el llama "la significacion del amor" que se produce en el momento en que ocurre una metafora, una sustitucion: el eromenos (amado) se comporta como un amante, es decir deviene erastes.
Lauritsen sees the unfolding congress between Victor and Walton as "informed by the ancient Greek model of pedagogical eros: Frankenstein is the erastes (inspirer) and Walton, the eromenos (listener).
If my interpretation of this passage is correct, Pindar's ode and its public celebration could be viewed as an extravagant love gift from Thorax, even as Callias' feast (the setting of Xenophon's Symposium) was a public love gift celebrating the Panathenaic victory of his eromenos Autolycus.
The one who did the desiring was the erastes, or "lover," whereas the one whom he desired was his eromenos, or "beloved.
Her reading of De Profundis develops the full classical significance of Wilde's communication to Douglas, the aim of which is "to restore the true relations between older lover and younger beloved, erastes and eromenos, which had been so inverted in their actual friendship, returning it to the `hearer/ inspirer' dyad of Platonic love.
95) Likewise the pair of Trojan warriors Nisus and Euryalus are cast in the roles of erastes and eromenos, yet this Hellenised couple is ultimately transformed into a pair of Roman viri whose valorous deed inspires a famous eulogy (`fortunati ambo