What does fraternal agape mean?

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What does fraternal agape mean?

What does fraternal agape mean?

Àgape or agàpe (in ancient Greek: ἀγάπη, agápē, in Latin: caritas) means selfless, fraternal, boundless love. It is used in Christian theology to indicate God's love for humanity.

What does Philos mean?

- The Greek word is quoted in a passage from the Convivio, where D. explains the exact meaning of the term ‛philosopher ', which means lover of wisdom: in fact, the same is true in Greek‛ philos' as it is to say ‛love' in Latin, and therefore we say: ‛philos 'almost love, and‛ soph [os]' almost sapien [you].

What does Agapao mean?

The verb agapáô means "to love" in the sense of "to have dear, hold in high regard, prefer, prefer": it is used to indicate love for God, Christ, justice or neighbor.

What does Eros mean in Greek?

Greek god of love (said in Latin Amor and Cupid). Unknown to Homer, he figures from Hesiod onwards, first as a god of nature and as a theogonic power, without parents or born from Chaos, or from Night and Day, etc., then as a god of love, son of Aphrodite and Ares ( or Zeus or Hermes).

Who is Aphrodite's father?

Aphrodite (in ancient Greek: Ἀφροδίτη, Aphrodítē) is, in Greek religion, the goddess of beauty, love, generation. According to one version of the myth, she was born of Uranus and the foam of the sea, or she was the daughter of Zeus and Dione.

How many forms of love are there?

According to Sternberg's Theory of Love, much discussed in psychology, there is not just one type of love: there are, in fact, 7 types of love in life. These are different forms of feeling, different ways of loving and living a bond depending on how 3 fundamental elements are combined with each other.

How many forms does love have?

The ancient philosophers distinguished three forms of love: Eros, Philia and Agape; today we could call them passion, friendship and benevolence.

What god is Eros?

Greek god of love (said in Latin Amor and Cupid). Unknown to Homer, he figures from Hesiod onwards, first as a god of nature and as a theogonic power, without parents or born from Chaos, or from Night and Day, etc., then as a god of love, son of Aphrodite and Ares ( or Zeus or Hermes).
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