Jocus

Jocus

Cupid’s companion and fool. [Rom. Lit.: Psychomachia]
See: Clowns
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Etimologicamente, jogo e jogar sao palavras de origem latina (jocus, jocare) cuja semantica relaciona-se a um carater ludico (ludus do latim) enquanto uma acao humana caracterizada por puerilidade, frivolidade, despreocupacao, brincadeira, gracejo, humor, alegria, ironia e, tambem, malicia.
There is Natura herself and her priest Genius, Venus along with her husband Hymen and their son Cupid, and Antigamus (Venus's lover) with their illegitimate son Jocus (Sport or Mirth).
(95) The word "game," which Joseph repeats in the next several lines ("Alas, alas, and welaway / That evyr this game betydde!" [12.78-79]), means joke, sport, trick, or entertainment--meanings that parallel an array of medieval labels for theater, like Indus (or game), jocus (or joke), and play.
(48) Essa desativacao pode ser obtida por meio do brincar, da dissolucao da seriedade e da gravidade da politica juri dico-estatal por meio de jogos diversos: jogo de mobilizacao e acao (ludus) e jogo discursivo, de palavras (jocus).
Where should they start and what should their Jocus be in learning how to become an integral part of a closed-loop system like the one you describe?
The argument structural approach to Jocus structure
Her dress is lowered, seductively displaying her shoulder, and the two putti who play behind her suggest sexual love - especially the masked putto who may symbolize Jocus, a type of personified Folly.