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Himeros

god of erotic desire; attendant of Aphrodite. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 131]
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There are their bright dancing-places and beautiful homes, and beside them the Graces and Himerus (Desire) live in delight.
A further link between Hyrcania and the Arsacid throne is the Hyrcanian origin of Himerus, the tyrannical governor of Babylonia under Phraates II (ca.
Monastic imprisonment received its initial papal endorsement in the fourth century when Pope Siricius (384-399), advising Bishop Himerus on a number of disciplinary questions, ordered "sacrilegious" and "lascivious" monks to be confined in a monastic cell (ergastulum) in "continual lamentation," that they may achieve purification through "penitential fire.