Last part to the other two keeps getting blackholed
older partner is referred to as the
With the exception of the "kidnapping," which seems to be unique to Crete**, what has been sketched here is the model for those Doric cities which had not evolved to the classical form and some other primitive areas. Sparta refined the Doric model in the course of her own unique development; details can be found in Couroi et Couretes, 463-591. It must be stressed that the relationship was between a man and a beardless boy and ended when the boy became an adult physically; that the man was the affectionate sponsor of the boy, concerned for his development and well-being; that sponsorship was a societal responsibilty; and that intercourse, far from being the purpose of the relationship, was rare and governed by ritual form: the nurturing love of the philetor must not
devolve into lust, the boy must not be exploited or womanized''. If it
Jeanmaire remarks that the bond between the boy and his kidnapper is
"analogous to that which, in our own chivalry, bound the squire to his master." (452)
35. "Dazu fist beachtenswert, daB uns der griechische Gewahrsmann ausdriicklich mitteilt, der altere Partner hebe der philetor des Knaben geheifen, also nicht der erastes in der klassischen Form der Knabenliebe.
Das Wort philein...meint eine Art der Zuneigung, die nicht eigentiimlich sexuell bestimmt ist, jedoch immer ein tatiges 'Wohltun' einschlieft. Die
Endung -efor bedeutet haufig cine Art Amt [n.38. Beispicle: jyjrwp,
KoophTwp, pirwp, KAjTwp.), so daB wir auf die genaue Ubersetzung:
'(liebevoller) Barrener' gefiihrt werden." Patzer 79.
36. But cf. the story of Zeus and Ganymede, Patzer 81.
37. The discussion of dikaios vs. adikos eros of the classical form, pp46-