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e·phe·bic

(ĕ-fē'bik),
Rarely used term relating to the period of puberty or to a youth.
[G. ephēbikos, relating to youth, fr. hēbē, youth]

e·phe·bic

(ĕ-fē'bik)
Rarely used term relating to the period of puberty or to a youth.
[G. ephēbikos, relating to youth, fr. hēbē, youth]
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17) Polinskaya (2003) raises important questions about Vidal-Naquet's notion of liminal space in the Greek ephebeia, suggesting that the ephebe is a metaphorical outlier and observing that border areas in historical Attica (the region in which Athens was located) were not understood as liminal spaces.
Even in the gymnasium a beautiful ephebe is only a future fighting machine.
Begin, ephebe, by perceiving the idea Of this invention, this invented world, The inconceivable idea of the sun.
Although Baryshnikov never descends to camp, there is something faintly disturbing about his knowing ephebe.
293-300, Deidamia's beauty is described in strikingly similar terms to Achilles' own beauty as a fresh-faced ephebe at 1.
4 Aretha's hat If Charles Ray's oversize ephebe wins my vote for sculpture of the year, the runner-up would have to be Aretha Franklin's BeDazzled inauguration hat--a staggeringly hyper-trophied piece of millinery that garnered reams of press, loving spoofs, and one hundred thousand Facebook friends.
That he, like Wilde, was attracted to a beautiful boy, was embraced as part of the Greek ideal in which the older man loves the young ephebe and guides and nurtures his intellect.
16) Erotic metaphor shades into erotic fantasy ("the man I love"), while the preoccupation with relics and the magical properties of their touch makes a Catholic icon of the Greek ephebe.
und bei Petron besteht der besondere Witz im Wechselbezug von aut dormi, aut ego iam patri dicam, das erst der Ephebe, dann Eumolp sagt.
Its success or otherwise has been affected by the decision earlier this year by the Archaeological Museum in Athens that it would not lend the famous Ephebe of Marathon, discovered in the sea in 1925.
Cupid is no longer the grape-plucking ephebe of The Concert or the lively guttersnipe of his Amor Vincit Omnia.
His vision of sexuality, which future commentators will debate into parody, was classical and Greek: the young ephebe initiated into a realm of consequence-free pleasure by a sensitive, well-meaning elder.