2013-03-10

Ephebos, P.O.V.

While the reason arose in Greece in good part through the erotic relationship of master and disciple, along progressive sublimation of instincts, twenty-five centuries later the body is not anymore a matter of spiritual development, but something to be concealed, and in fact, a proof of the decadence of certain institutions.

Image after Kritios and Nesiotes' Kritios Boy (c. 480 b.C.) [pd] and others [ua-fu/fd].