Priapus


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(classical mythology) god of male procreative power and guardian of gardens and vineyards

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The Priapus Shot[R] was developed after similar therapies using platelet-derived growth factors to revitalize face and knee tissues proved successful.
witches) are referred to by the Priapus as 'women, who steer human
303), who is identified earlier as her father: "Libitina thy mother, Priapus / Thy father, a Tuscan and Greek" (ll.
The notion that it was the garden god Priapus was rejected because this was no crudely carved wooden stump.
The scene from The Sun Also Rises echoes speeches given by Priapus and Hermes in the Idylls.
The emphasis is on the fact that during this period Aretino is aware of Priapus and the satyr and is "learning to define himself' (20) in relation to theses two figures.
The naturalistic sculpture which we associate with the classical world is set against the extraordinary aniconic funerary cippi from Cyrene and Pompeii, the fine art of the Hellenic tradition of Pheidias and Polykleitos against the self-consciously rustic 'coarse' art of statues of ithyphallic Priapus.
36) Statues of the phallic fertility god Priapus were common in Roman gardens, and obscene epigrams were frequently posted on these statues.
1598 "Hence lewd nags away, Goe read each poast, Then to Priapus gardens.
the villa is awash in murals of casually copulating couples and naked nymphs, Guarding the house is a painting of Priapus, the god of fertility, weighing his engorged penis, echoed by a fountain statue of him peeing into a basin.
Carrey exclaimed, watching a 10-foot-tall Priapus, the mythical god of procreation, teetering above him, wearing only a leather thong and ram's horns sprouting from his forehead, chasing a squealing, thinly veiled sorceress.
Giovanni Bellini's Feast of the Gods is loosely based on a conflation, perhaps at second hand, of two passages in Ovid: at a feast of the gods (here represented as the marriage feast of Alfonso as Neptune and Lucrezia as the mother-goddess Cybele) the garden-god Priapus was interrupted in his attempt on a nymph by the braying of Silenus's donkey.
5) The Satyrica functions, in part, as a parody of Homer's Odyssey, in which the anger of Priapus corresponds to the anger of Poseidon; it also parodies Greek romances.
These seem the product of the anger of Priapus against him (an echo of Odysseus's victimization by Poseidon).
On Saturday in the main room Priapus lifted the crowd with his jump up style.