By Ralph Mark Rosen, Ineke Sluiter
An exam of a important proposal within the self-definition of any Greek-speaking male: "Andreia", the thought of braveness and manliness. via a mixture of lexical or semantic and conceptual experiences the discourse of manliness and its function within the development of social order is explored.
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I agree with Huart that in the phrase tolma alogistos, the adjective is responsible for giving tolma “une nuance péjorative” (434). 1. 82, the action of the tyrannicides can be more accurately described as andreia philetairos because “it is precisely the phrase into which one could, with raw sarcasm perhaps, trans late the erotic relationships motivating the characters: these men were hetairoi and lovers”. She goes on to note that in Thucydides’ account of the tyrannicide, it is “no blow struck for political freedom or release from an overbearing tyrant .
Comedy appropriates the ﬁgure of the epic anêr as warrior, only to make it the stuﬀ of mimesis and ridicule. We should begin to wonder at this point if there ever was such a 54 See Dover 1993, ad loc. splãgxna are referred to three times in Frogs (473, 844, and 1006) in addition to the passage under consideration here. The primary visceral meaning of the term is established in the ﬁrst occurrence where Aeacus tells Dionysus that Echidna will “rend your innards” (∂ tå splãgxna sou diasparãjei, 473).
Here I limit myself to a few examples that illustrate the way in which the terms refer to the absence of ‘real men’ in the comic texts. In Lysistrata, the superlative of andreios is predicated twice of Lysistrata who is called the “most manly of all grandmothers and maternal stinging nettles” (Œ thy«n éndreiotãth ka‹ mhtrid¤vn ékalhf«n, 549) and more simply “the most manly of all women” (Œ pas«n éndreiotãth, 1108). In the one other occurrence in this play, men who go food-shopping in armor are called andreioi but only to empha size how their external appearance (wearing armor) is not in con formity with their deeds; they are the objects of laughter ( geloion, 559).