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Eromenos

Melanie McDonald

Eromenos

by Melanie McDonald

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Published by Seriously Good Books in Naples, Florida .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMelanie McDonald
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3613.C38734 E76 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination174 pages :
    Number of Pages174
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25306303M
    ISBN 100983155402
    ISBN 109780983155409
    LC Control Number2011500770

      The fleeting love between Dido and Aeneas encompasses Book 4 of Virgil's Aeneid; however, even though it is the most memorable example of love in the Aeneid, there exist other displays of romantic and erotic themes. Even though the erastes-eromenos relationships between Nisus and Euryalus and Achilles and Patroclus seem to be flawed or fail. - inspiration/ideas/mood board for EROMENOS | Xander's dreams have turned repetitive, sexual and uncontrollable. They're threatening his sanity and pins.

      Eromenos, by Melanie McDonald A textbook example of how historical fact and fiction should balance – Fairly well flawless – Story blurb: Eros and Thanatos converge in the story of a glorious youth, an untimely death, and an imperial love affair that gives rise to the last pagan god of this coming-of-age novel set in the second century AD, Antinous of Bithynia, a Greek youth. EROMENOS is Melanie McDonald's first novel. She has an MFA in fiction from the University of Arkansas, and her work has appeared in Fugue, New York Stories, Indigenous Fiction and other journals. She received a Hawthornden Fellowship in for this debut novel.

    Chapter Summary for Virgil's The Aeneid, book 9 summary. Find a summary of this and each chapter of The Aeneid! Chapter Summary for Virgil's The Aeneid, book 9 summary. They fit the ancient Greek erastes-eromenos relationship in which an adult man is romantically involved with a teenage boy. Upon reaching the age of maturity (ca. eighteen years), the eromenos would cut his long hair and become eligible for taking on the role of erastes and courting and winning an eromenos of his own. Erastes [pl. erastae] = an adult male involved in a pederastic relationship with an adolescent boy called the eromenos. Erastes, 'lover', was in.


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Eromenos by Melanie McDonald Download PDF EPUB FB2

Eromenos is one of the finest historical novels I've read in many years. Readers are urged not to miss itHistorical Novel Society Online Review, May About the Author.

Melanie McDonald has an MFA in fiction from the University of Arkansas. Her work has appeared in New York Stories, Fugue, Indigenous Fiction, and online/5(30). Eromenos is the story of Antinous, one of the beloved youths of Emperor Hadrian in the second century.

In this book, the reader follows Antinous through his seven years as part of Hadrian's court, first as a young scholar, then as a lover/5. Eromenos book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Xander has no idea why his dreams have turned so repetitive, sexual and unc /5.

Pederasty in ancient Greece was a socially acknowledged romantic relationship between an adult male (the erastes) and a younger male (the eromenos) usually in his teens.

It was characteristic of the Archaic and Classical periods. The influence of pederasty on Greek culture of these periods was so pervasive that it has been called "the principal cultural model for free relationships between.

EROMENOS: a novel of Antinous and Hadrian - Kindle edition by McDonald, Melanie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading EROMENOS: a novel of Antinous and Hadrian/5(30).

In the pederastic tradition of Classical Athens, the eromenos ("beloved"; Greek: ἐρώμενος, pl. ἐρώμενοι, eromenoi) was an adolescent boy who was involved in an educational homoerotic relationship with an adult man, known as the erastes ("lover"; Greek: ἐραστής, pl.

ἐρασταί, erastai). The term for the role often varied from one polis to another. Combining impeccable scholarship with accessible, straightforward prose, Pederasty and Pedagogy in Archaic Greece argues that institutionalized pederasty began after B.C., far later than previous authors have thought, and was initiated as a means of stemming overpopulation in the upper class.

William Armstrong Percy III maintains that Cretan sages established a system under which a young. Greek Homosexuality (; second edition ; third edition ) is a book about homosexuality in ancient Greece by the classical scholar Kenneth Dover, in which the author uses archaic and classical archaeological and literary sources to discuss ancient Greek sexual behavior and attitudes.

He addresses the iconography of vase paintings, the speeches in the law courts, and the comedies of Author: Kenneth Dover. Eromenoi: lt;p|>||||| ||| |Pederasty in ancient Greece| was a socially acknowledged erotic relationship bet World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the. Eromenos: Though "Eromenos" means “beloved,” this is not a simple love story.

Instead, it is a story of obsession involving Hadrian, Rome’s fourteenth emperor, and his young lover Antinous, who spent his adolescence—seven years—as Hadrian’s 5/5. Eromenos envisions the personal history of the young man who achieved apotheosis as a pagan god of antiquity, whose cult of worship lasted for hundreds of years, far longer than the cult of the emperor Hadrian.

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eromenos (plural eromenoi) An adolescent boy in Ancient Greece who was courted by an older man, or was in an erotic relationship with him. William Armstrong Percy III, Pederasty and Pedagogy in Archaic Greece, University of Illinois Press (), →ISBN, page 1.

Eromenos by Melanie McDonald About the Book Eros and Thanatos converge in the story of a glorious youth, an untimely death, and an imperial love that gives rise to a pagan god. In this coming-of-age novel set in the second century AD, Antinous of Bithynia, a Greek youth from Asia Minor.

The eromenos would receive this training in exchange for the sexual favors he provided to his erastes. Also important to the ideal pederastic relationship was the fact that the eromenos supposedly did not enjoy the sexual actions that he performed with his erastes, adding to the idea of the older male acting as a teacher: “Boy, my passion’s.

Eromenos is Melanie McDonald’s debut novel, and it is beautiful.I had the pleasure of meeting Melanie at this year’s BEA, and she gave me a signed copy of her book, which includes a map of the Roman Empire during Hadrian’s rule in A.D. The story is about Antinous, a Greek boy, and his relationship with the Roman Emperor Hadrian.4/5.

"Eromenos" is a Foreword INDIES winner in Literary (Adult Fiction). Though "Eromenos" means “beloved,” this is not a simple love story. Instead, it is a story of obsession involving Hadrian, Rome’s fourteenth emperor, and his young lover Antinous, who spent.

Melanie McDonald, in her slim, lyrical debut Eromenos, re-creates the story of the Roman emperor Hadrian’s all-consuming infatuation with the gorgeous Bithynian favorite Antinous.

Hadrian adorned his villas with statues of the young man, named cities after him, and the relationship was the inspiration for a best-selling novel by Marguerite Yourcenar.

In McDonald’s book, narrated [ ]Author: Melanie Mcdonald. Eros and Thanatos converge in the story of a glorious youth, an untimely death, and an imperial love affair that gives rise to the last pagan god of antiquity. In this coming-of-age novel set in the second century AD, Antinous of Bithynia, a Greek youth from Asia Minor, recounts his seven-year affair with Hadrian, fourteenth emperor of Rome.

EROMENOS envisions the personal history of the young man who achieved apotheosis as a pagan god of antiquity, whose cult of worship lasted for hundreds of years far longer than the cult of the emperor EROMENOS, the young man Antinous, whose beautiful image still may be found in works of art in museums around the world, finds a voice.

chapter 1 Eromenos, meaning Eromenos, genre Eromenos, book cover Eromenos, flies Eromenos, Eromenos cacbdabd Eros And Thanatos Converge In The Story Of A Glorious Youth, An Untimely Death, And An Imperial Love Affair That Gives Rise To The Last Pagan God Of Antiquity In This Coming Of Age Novel Set In The Second Century AD, Antinous Of Bithynia, A.To what extent and in what ways was homosexuality approved by the ancient Greeks?

An eminent classicist examines the evidence--vase paintings, archaic and classical poetry, the dialogues of Plato, speeches in the law courts, the comedies of Aristophanes--and reaches provocative conclusions.

A discussion of female homosexuality is included.5/5(1).