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agalma

In ancient Greece, any work of art dedicated to a god.
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It is also double-sided, as stated above: as fantasy empirical object of desire, it is agalma, and as object cause of desire it is palea, for it is related to jouissance.
(20) She, on the other hand, is imagined as coming to Troy in the form of a wealthy statue (agalma) shooting a soft glance from her eyes, a heart-biting blossom of eras (741-3; cf.
Leptothecata: Phialellidae Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Lytocarpus phillippinus Leptothecata: Plumulariidae (Kirschenpauer, 1872) Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Sertularia exigua Allman, 1877 Leptothecata: Sertulariidae Thuiaria crisiodes (Lamouroux, 1824) Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Solmundella bitentaculata Narcomedusae: Aeginidae (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Cunina octonaria McCrady, 1859 Narcomedusae: Cuninidae Solmaris rhodoloma (Brandt, 1838) Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Agalma elegans (Sars, 1846) Physonectae: Agalmidae Agalma okeni Eschscholtz, 1825 Nanomia bijuga (Chiaje, 1841) Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Forskalia edwarsi Kolliker, Physonectae: Forskaliidae 1853 Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Liriope tetraphylla (Chamisso Trachymedusae: Geryoniidae & Eysenhardt, 1821) Cnidaria: Hydrozoa: Aglantha sp.
(206) In keeping with Alexander's foreboding, my concern is that in order to "steal" the Holocaust from the Jews in good conscience, and so help release the brakes on a disgustingly moralized campaign against Israel as uniquely "illegitimate" among all the nations because of its "impure" founding, the anti-Zionist antisemite first fantasizes the treasure (in Lacanese, "agalma") of the Holocaust's significance as primordially stolen from innocent mankind as a whole--defiled luxuriantly by corrupt Jewish thieves to begin with.
Agalma kiosk needs to be demolished as part of the major reconstruction works, but the municipality cannot force the owner to leave because the kiosk lies on government land.
(17) A special issue of the journal Agalma, which Mario Perniola directs, was devoted to the notion of the fetish with important articles by Perniola himself ("Il quarto corpo," "The Fourth Body"); Massimo Recalcati ("La cosa di Van Gogh," "Van Gogh's Thing"), and Ernesto Francalanci ("Il ritorno della cosa," "The Return of the Thing").
He is editor of the journal of aesthetics and cultural studies Agalma. E-mail: <perniola@uniroma2.it>
Rather, it is precisely insofar as we all are in some sense like Alcibiades, drunken and besotted, and yet in love with that indefinable, unknowable something that Socrates carries within him, the agalma or icon that defines the difference between his coarse exterior and the possibility of unspeakable inner divinity, that we come to pursue the knowledge of the good, the just, and the beautiful, but also by definition never acquire it.
Alcibiades compares Socrates to a plain box that encloses a precious object (agalma).
En el se dice que Dios, que habia engendrado el Mundo, comprendio que se movia y vivia, hecho imagen (agalma) de los dioses eternos y quiso hacerlo aun mas semejante a su modelo.