Hermaphroditus


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(Greek mythology) son of Hermes and Aphrodite who merged with the nymph Salmacis to form one body

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This impression leads him to see how her current bodily position, lying on the ground as his model, mimics the bodily position of Hermaphroditus in the myth most famously retold in Ovid's Metamorphoses.
En bref, se degage ici peu ou prou la necessaire dualite degagee plus haut a la lecture des regles juridiques romaines qui prescrivent que l' hermaphroditus doit etre obligatoirement rattache a l'un ou l'autre sexe et qui sous-tendent qu'il doit tenir le role qui lui a ete ainsi devolu.
When he travelled to the pool of Salmacis, the nymph was overcome by his beauty and tried to seduce him, but Hermaphroditus rejected her.
Nonetheless, the original Ovidian myth of Hermaphroditus is still a story of loss of masculine power ("mollescat").
Although Jan's body is often described as lean and hard, her feminine characteristics inspire Kletkin to model Hermaphroditus on her.
2 Hermaphroditus plane, si in eo virilia praevalebunt, postumum heredem instituere poterit.
Listening With' Ovid: Intersexuality, Queer Theory, and the Myth of Hermaphroditus and Salmacis.
37) She invokes Salmacis's speech to Hermaphroditus in the Metamorphoses:
Two species of palm civet are commonly found in Sri Lanka: the common palm civet, Paradoxurus hermaphroditus, which is widespread in southern Asia and Southeast Asia, and the golden palm civet, P.
1) But the violent shift from innocence to knowledge experienced by Temple Drake and the center of the novel's concern with evil and violable sanctuary are more concretely rooted in the darker tale of Salmacis and Hermaphroditus.
As the enamoured couple sit together in an embracement with curiously entangled legs (her raised ankle flattening his calf, the bridge of her other foot spanned by the arch of his) they almost twine into the hermaphrodite Mabuse delineated in two stages, in the tiny panel at the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen at Rotterdam, of Salmacis and Hermaphroditus (c.
15:+; Oxalis micrantha 16:+; Lantana scabiosiflora 17:1; Tournefortia microcalyx 17:1; Verbena litoralis 18:1; Cyperus hermaphroditus 18:1; Carica candicans 18:2; Jaltomata umbellata 19:+; Hepaticae div.
Narcissus, Hermaphroditus, and Attis: Ovidian Lovers at the Fontaine d'Amors in Guillaume de Lorris's Roman de la rose.
The following Salmacis and Hermaphroditus episode is another variation on the theme of loving/beloved and union/disunion, with obvious resonance with the Tiresias figure and the equivocal gendering of Bacchus.
In "Emancipation and Transgression in Love" a metaphor of the dangers of female power is illustrated by Ovids nymph Salmacis entangling Hermaphroditus.