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lares and penates

The items that constitute or are a part of one's home. An avid traveler, the lares and penates of my aunt's home have been collected from around the world.
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lares and penates

the home.
In ancient Rome, the lares and penates were the protective gods of a household, and they came to be used to signify the home itself. The phrase lares and penates is generally used to refer to those things that are considered to be the essential elements of someone's home; in 1775 Horace Walpole wrote in a letter ‘I am returned to my own Lares and Penates—to my dogs and cats’.
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Por tal razon, los dioses Penates se le aparecen durante el sueno (segundo sueno), al igual que lo hace Mercurio, con el objetivo de hacerle ver al heroe que el sitio escogido es errado.
Like the household, the army camp was defined by clearly delineated physical space which implied a common bond between individuals residing there, and like the household, the army on campaign was associated with household gods, the tares and penates, which are spoken of on several occasions as being either present with or appearing to soldiers.
While Classical symbols and allusions necessarily lay at the core of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century European literature, the image of the Penates occupies a special place in the Russian Classical and Neoclassical contexts, and particularly in Pushkin's work.
And her imagination knows no limits when her Penates are disturbed.
illius intactae cecidere a pectore vestes, iam clipeus breviorque manu consumitur hasta (mira fides) Ithacumque umeris excedere visus Aetolumque ducem: tantum subita arma calorque Martius horrenda confundit luce penates, immanisque gradu, ceu protinus Hectora poscens, stat medius trepidante domo, Peleaque virgo quaeritur (1.
Los mas fuertes y belicosos no hacen nada; delegan los trabajos domesticos y el cuidado de los penates y del agro a las mujeres; los ancianos y los mas debiles de la familia languidecen en el ocio; admirable contradiccion de la naturaleza, que hace que los mismos hombres hasta tal punto amen la inercia y aborrezcan la quietud (Tacito, 1952:cap.
Mas os penates (38) de Troia terao lugar nessas tumbas; pois nas desditas os Numes conservam todo o recordo.
Penates II, 3, "Unos [idolos] eran generales y se 1 adoraban publicamente en sus templos y (p.
nostros an forte penates adpetiit centurn Briareia turba lacertis?
He had a great sympathy for the Roman belief in the penates and lares or household gods--this was, he noted, a homely religion.
sans pouvoir, qui, comme ses dieux Penates, porte bonheur a sa maison.
Virgil pictures it most dramatically when the Trojan hero leaves the burning Troy with his father Anchises on his shoulders, carrying the penates, the household gods.
En el mismo sentido: <<Alejandro Severo, hombre muy fuerte y religioso, daba culto a Abraham, a Orfeo, a Hercules, a Cristo en el Lar como a dioses penates y, por cierto de buena fe, pues todos los escritores alabaron su integridad.
No entanto, como a sorte das guerras e, como a fortuna cambiante, fez com que decadas mais tarde, a Companhia das Indias Ocidentais, derrotada em suas pretensoes no Atlantico sul, levasse suas armas e bagagens, lares e penates para o Caribe.
376) </pre> <p>In this passage, David condemns the custom of worshiping multiple penates at the expense of the one true God, but he also implicitly links this pagan and blasphemous practice to the same impulses that led the Hebrews to clamor for a king, their "own God" created by popular will.