Circe de clásicos y modernos
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DRUILLE, Paola. Lust (kinaidía) is idolatry in Clement of Alexandria. Circe clás. mod. [online]. 2008, n.12, pp. 103-115. ISSN 1851-1724.
The permanent presence of kínaidos is a symptom of an illness which must be cured by the new Christian agent who is instituted as savior in the first centuries of Christianity. The main purposes of this paper is to analyze the appearance of the term in the period which extends from the Aeschines' oratory and the Plato's dialogue to the Paedagogus' Books II-III of Clement, to investigate the moral connotation of the term kínaidos and, finally, to establish its direct relation to the concept kinaidía as obscene practice of idolatry.
Palabras clave : Kínaidos; Kinaidía; Idolatry; Paedagogus; Clement.