Deidamia


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Deidamia

(dēĭdā`mēə): see AchillesAchilles
, in Greek mythology, foremost Greek hero of the Trojan War, son of Peleus and Thetis. He was a formidable warrior, possessing fierce and uncontrollable anger. Thetis, knowing that Achilles was fated to die at Troy, disguised him as a girl and hid him among the women at
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Apart from the two altarpieces from San Benedetto Po, other divided pendants have been reunited, such as the early full-length portraits of Iseppo da Porto and his Son Leonida from the Uffizi and his wife Livia da Porto Thiene and her Daughter Deidamia (both 1552) from Baltimore.
The central section details Achilles' sexual awakening on the bucolic island, where he falls in love with Lycomedes' daughter Deidamia and, revealing himself to her as a boy, rapes her, after which she secretly bears him a son.
17) Here amor not only describes the poet's inspired desire for his subject; it is also a textual pointer towards the "amorous" contaminatio of the epic tradition that Statius introduces into Achilles' story, with its account of the elegiac wooing of Deidamia.
In Didone, Metastasio has thus recast the rationalist, proto-Christian trope of the male warrior who renounces his private amorous interests in favor of public duty, in keeping with Achilles' abandonment of Deidamia, Telemachus's of Calypso, Ulysses' of Circe, or Rinaldo's of Armida.
His identity is discovered when he becomes the secret lover of the king's eldest daughter, Deidamia.
Calderon elaborates on the basic transvestism by having Achilles resume his male persona at night, when alone with Deidamia, so that he can describe himself as a "Monstruo, pues, de dos especie s / Tu dama de dia y de noche / tu galan.
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The cross-dressing and sexually confused Achilles differentiates himself as man through his rape of Deidamia.
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407), and the three uninspired arias composed for soprano Maria Monza in Deidamia show "Handel on autopilot" (p.
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