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  Eros, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Love has been believed to be identical with the combining force pervading the universe, which causes the attraction of all creatures to a great variety of things, and works in everything existing.
Love has also been described as an accomplished poet and composer, for when the god gets hold of anybody, he or she becomes instantly a poet or a composer, taking part in the creative power that is again present when all creatures are produced.
Eros then deserted her, and when their love was discovered, Psyche suffered the wrath of Aphrodite, who mistreated her in many ways.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Eros.html   (2210 words)

From the early legend of Eros it is said that he was responsible for the embraces of Uranus (Heaven or Sky) and Gaia (Earth), and from their union were born many offspring.
Anteros (the Returner of Love also known as the god of Mutual Love) was the brother of Eros, which comes from the version of which Aphrodite and Ares are said to be the mother and father of Eros.
Eros is usually depicted as a young winged boy, with his bow and arrows at the ready, to either shoot into the hearts of gods or mortals which would rouse them to desire.
www.pantheon.org /articles/e/eros.html   (751 words)

  Eros (love) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In Freudian psychology, Eros, also referred to in terms of libido, libidinal energy or love, is the life instinct innate in all humans.
Eros battles against the destructive death instinct of Thanatos (death instinct or death drive).
Eros love might best be defined as promoting well-being by affirming that which is valuable or beautiful (Thomas Jay Oord).
www.arikah.com /encyclopedia/Eros_%28Freud%29   (237 words)

 Philosophy of Love [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy]
Often statements or arguments concerning love, its nature and role in human life for example, connect to one or all the central theories of philosophy, and is often compared with, or examined in the context of, the philosophies of sex and gender.
Love may be so described as a Platonic Form, belonging to the higher realm of transcendental concepts that mortals can barely conceive of in their purity, catching only glimpses of the Forms' conceptual shadows that logic and reason unveil or disclose.
Those who consider love to be an aesthetic response would hold that love is knowable through the emotional and conscious feeling it provokes yet which cannot perhaps be captured in rational or descriptive language: it is instead to be captured, as far as that is possible, by metaphor or by music.
www.utm.edu /research/iep/l/love.htm   (3225 words)

 Eros Homework Page
Eros was double-sexed and golden-winged and, having four heads, sometimes roared like a bull or a lion, sometimes hissed like a serpent or bleated like a ram.
The goddess of Love located her mischievous son, who was playing dice with the boy Ganymede, and cheating at that, and instructed him to go to the palace at Colchis.
There, Eros let fly an arrow at the heart of the witch Medea, causing her to fall in love with the hero Jason, and consequently leading to the recovery of the precious Golden Fleece by the Argonauts.
www.thanasis.com /eros.htm   (680 words)

 Eros and the Mystery of the Inner Process
In fact, Eros cannot be separated from his beloved Psyche, since they are united by a secret and sacred bond, invisible and unconscious in man. In fact, man’s psyche remains filled with erotic, sensual, carnal desires that keep him and his mind trapped on the physical plane along with his emotions and consciousness.
Hence, Eros is himself the "mixer of the seeds and sperms" in creation, the primal cause, the bringer of life in the womb of nature.
Eros is shown pointing his arrow towards the seeker’s crown chakra, meaning that the seeker is in a higher initiation that will unite the two opposites and paradoxical sides within himself, and blend them on his axial level.
www.plotinus.com /eros.htm   (1948 words)

 Eros love
Love is so many things to us and it's definition alters throughout the passing of time and emotions.
Love can be lust, unrequited, generous, selfless, obsession, noble, everlasting, transitory, uncertain and as many things as there are people on the earth and hours in the day.
The love for a partner, or our children or our friends or people in general and even love of ourselves is fragile and can change according to how we perceive success.
users.bigpond.net.au /bstone/eros_love.htm   (1064 words)

 EROS : Greek god of love ; mythology ; pictures : CUPID, AMOR
EROS was the mischievous god of love, a minion and constant companion of the goddess Aphrodite.
Eros was a favourite subject with the ancient statuaries, but his representation seems to have been brought to perfection by Praxiteles, who conceived him as a full-grown youth of the most perfect beauty.
But Eros went on killing the beasts, until he was weary of the bowstring and hitting the grim face of a panther or the snout of a bear; then he caught a lioness alive with the allbewitching cestus, and dragged the beast away showed her fettered to his merry mother.
www.theoi.com /Ouranios/Eros.html   (8383 words)

 Encyclical Letter "Deus Caritas Est"
It is part of love's growth towards higher levels and inward purification that it now seeks to become definitive, and it does so in a twofold sense: both in the sense of exclusivity (this particular person alone) and in the sense of being “for ever”.
Love of neighbour, grounded in the love of God, is first and foremost a responsibility for each individual member of the faithful, but it is also a responsibility for the entire ecclesial community at every level: from the local community to the particular Church and to the Church universal in its entirety.
Whoever loves Christ loves the Church, and desires the Church to be increasingly the image and instrument of the love which flows from Christ.
www.vatican.va /holy_father/benedict_xvi/encyclicals/documents/hf_ben-xvi_enc_20051225_deus-caritas-est_en.html   (14181 words)

 Eros (love) - Biocrawler
Eros is the Greek word for (especially) romantic or sexual love.
Some scholars argue that "Eros" has a more complex meaning, and there is evidence that it applied not only to heterosexual love, but also homosexual love between an adolescent boy and an adult man, which was a part of ancient Greek culture.
This page was last modified 12:50, 17 May 2005.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Eros_%28love%29   (71 words)

 YouTube - Sting - My One and Only Love
I love the song performed by Sting, his voice is so tender.
Montage - Eros (cupid) and Psyche, through various artistic periods represented.
Love Eros Cupid Psyche Valentine Sting Jazz February 14 heart
www.youtube.com /watch?v=lEkJoMNFPEA   (538 words)

Eros was after all the primordial god of unhinged sexual desire in addition to homoeroticism.
Yet an objection to eros and erotic representation (pornography) is that it fosters a subject/object relationship in which the object of desire is mere projection of the needs of desiring subject.
Love as eros is considered more base than philia (friendship) or agape (self-sacrificing love).
www.wordsinabox.com /pittura/nudo_arte/storia/eroticism_inglese.asp   (351 words)

 Reviews of 'Eros, Love & Sexuality : The Forces That Unify Man & Woman'
Basically, this was the realization that eros, love and sexuality are the foundation of human reality.
Eros is a unique experience, a kind of bridge connecting sexuality and love.
Erose, Love & Sexuality is a highly recommended and welcome addition to psychotherapeutic literature and especially recommended to the non-specialist general reader with an interest in human psychology and the mind/body connection.
www.usingenglish.com /amazon/us/reviews/0940795213.html   (203 words)

 Loose Canon: Saving Love
This is destined to be one of the most quoted lines: "Eros, reduced to pure 'sex,' has become a commodity, a mere 'thing' to be bought and sold, or rather, man himself becomes a commodity." It is closest to the expected rebuke.
The element of agape thus enters into this love, for otherwise eros is impoverished and even loses its own nature.
God's love extends to all his creatures--but there is nothing in this encyclical to even hint that Benedict is abandoning the Church's teaching on homosexuality.
www.beliefnet.com /blogs/loosecanon/2006/01/saving-love.html   (1258 words)

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Eros, Love and Sexuality : The Forces That Unify Man and Woman
Eros must be continually rekindled because it is meteoric in nature, quick to flame and just as quick to flame out.
Erose, Love and Sexuality is a highly recommended and welcome addition to psychotherapeutic literature and especially recommended to the non-specialist general reader with an interest in human psychology and the mind/body connection.
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 Eroswinkel: Eros Love
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www.eroswinkel.nl /categorie/eros-love-3.html   (158 words)

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In October of 1997 a greatest hits titled “Eros” is released: a collection linking the spontaneity of his first songs with the international pop-rock flavour contained in the album “Dove c’è musica”.
Erich Neumann sees Psyche as originally bound to Eros in a paradise of uroboric unconsciousness, and when she sees Eros in the light, this original unconscious tie is dissolved.
For Neumann the link between individuation and love as encounter is one of the central psychological insights of the myth: "With Psyche, then, there appears a new love principle, in which the encounter between feminine and masculine is revealed as the basis of individuation" (Amor and Psyche, p.
www.lycos.com /info/eros--love.html   (465 words)

 Love (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Soble's intent in understanding eros to be a reason-dependent sort of love is to articulate a sharp contrast with agape, a sort of love that does not respond to the value of its object.
As the distinction between eros and agape in Section 1 indicates, there are at least two ways to construe this in terms of whether the lover values the beloved because she is valuable, or whether the beloved comes to be valuable to the lover as a result of her loving him.
So it is because love involves forming a “we” that we must understand other persons and not properties to be the objects of love, and it is because my very identity as a person depends essentially on that “we” that it is not possible to substitute without loss one object of my love for another.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/love   (10951 words)

 Real Love
Agape love is divine in the sense that it is the love shown between the Persons of the Godhead from all eternity.
This is the love of the eternal Father to the eternal Son.
Eros and philia are based on mutual advantage, that I see something in you and you see something in me. God didn't love us because he saw something nice and wonderful in us.
www.dcn.davis.ca.us /~gvcc/sermon_trans/Real_Love.html   (3090 words)

 Plato on Friendship and Eros (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Loving boys correctly, after all, is — in part at least — just a matter of knowing how to talk to them, of how to persuade them to love you back.
For, according to it, love is really “two things”: good Uranian love, whose object is the soul, and whose aim is to instill virtue in the younger male; and bad Pandemotic love, whose object is the body and whose aim is sexual pleasure for the older lover (180c1-d7).
Loving Socrates, we may infer, is a complex business, since just what someone loves in loving him is tied to that person's peculiar desires, and the limits they impose on how like Socrates he can become.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/plato-friendship   (6441 words)

 Sexual Astrology: Eros
Eros in Aries people are attached to the sensations of the moment and may see their partner as an object, or an extension of themselves.
Eros in Sagittarius can show up as passion for knowledge, hunger for new experiences, and a love of travel and exploring new lands and cultures.
Eros is, indeed, turned on by the idea that they are arousing someone else, but this kind of "feedback" is very much used to feed our own need to feel alive and vital.
www.cafeastrology.com /sexualastrologyeros.html   (2304 words)

Eros (Love) was the son of Aphrodite and Ares who also gave birth to Anteros (Reciprocal or Answering Love), Deimus and Phobus (Terror and Fear), and Harmonia, who later became the wife of Cadmus of Thebes.
Meanwhile Eros kept warning her that she must never try to see him, nor yield to her curiosity to do so, or their happiness would not last.
However, Eros still loved her, and when seeing her in that magic sleep he flew towards her, and awakened her.
www.themystica.org /mythical-folk/articles/eros.html   (733 words)

Eros (Love) was the son of Aphrodite and Ares who also gave birth to Anteros (Reciprocal or Answering Love), Deimus and Phobus (Terror and Fear), and Harmonia, who later became the wife of Cadmus of Thebes.
His mother, Aphrodite, became jealous of Psyche and sought her son to inspire the girl to fall in love with an ugly and miserable man. But, when Eros approached Psyche he saw her beauty and wanted her for his wife.
Meanwhile Eros kept warning her that she must never try to see him, nor yield to her curiosity to do so, or their happiness would not last.
www.themystica.com /mythical-folk/articles/eros.html   (733 words)

 Scolia on Eros
Phanes is Eros Protogonos as The Object of All Love.
39, is to equate Eros with Phanes as Protogonos.
www.prometheustrust.co.uk /Meadow_1/Scolia_on_Eros/scolia_on_eros.html   (4560 words)

 An Interpretation of Courtly Love
The Neoplatonists said that the lover is possessed by Eros (Love, described as a fair youth), and the beloved is possessed by Anteros (Responding Love, described as a dark youth).
Courtly love may be understood as a spiritual practice in which the lover invoked (invited possession by) Eros, and the beloved invoked (invited possession by) Anteros or divine Wisdom.
Separation was another characteristic of courtly love because, short of death, the mortal lover could not enjoy the ecstasy of permanent union with the immortal Beloved.
www.cs.utk.edu /~mclennan/Classes/US310/Interp-Court-Love.html   (2474 words)

 Amazon.com: Agape and Eros: Books: Anders Nygren   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Agape and eros originally had nothing to do with each other, because they belong to two "entirely separate spiritual worlds, between which no direct communication is possible" (31-32).
Although he never gives a firm definition of this love, he identifies it both with the inclination toward the sensual expressed in mystery-piety and with the drive to transcend the sensual that Plato expresses in its highest form.
Eros in mystery-piety is the vulgar eros of the sense-world; eros in Plato is the heavenly striving for the transcendent world of ideas.
www.amazon.com /Agape-Eros-Anders-Nygren/dp/0226610780   (2448 words)

 Eros * The Immortals * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
He is the most handsome of the immortals and can break the will of the wisest god or the strongest mortal when scratched by one of his arrows.
In the blind madness of love, she abandoned her husband, took her bridal dowry and sailed off to Troy with her lover, Alexandros (Paris).
Eros is most often confused with the Roman god, Cupid.
www.messagenet.com /myths/bios/eros.html   (336 words)

 Eros - Definitions from Dictionary.com
"love," related to eran "to love," erasthai "to love, desire," of unknown origin.
distinguished four different kinds of love: eros "sexual love;" phileo "have affection for;" agapao "have regard for, be contented with;" and stergo, used especially of the love of parents and children or a ruler and his subjects.
As the Greek god of love he excited erotic love in gods and mortals with his arrows and torches.
dictionary.reference.com /browse/Eros   (406 words)

 Teenreads.com -- PSYCHE IN A DRESS by Francesca Lia Block
She only feels complete when she unites with her mysterious lover, Eros (Love), who comes to her in darkness, with the smell of "night-blooming flowers" and the scent of the ocean.
Eros, crushed by her doubting, flees from Psyche, who is destined to spend the rest of her life trying to recapture the love she once knew.
Finally, when Soul and Love unite, a daughter, Joy, is born, and the true nature of the mythic patterns that have shaped Psyche's life is revealed.
www.teenreads.com /reviews/0060763728.asp   (426 words)

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