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As you like it- Ganymede

What is Ganymede? what is it in early modern.

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Ganymede (greek Mythology)

Ganymede (greek Mythology)

Ganymede in greek mythology is a hero who lived in troy

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Ganymede- jupiter's moon

Ganymede- jupiter's moon

Ganymede is the name of the moon of Jupiters

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Ganymede-servant/page

Ganymede-servant/page

Ganymede is known to be a Servant or a page. compared to Rosalind, who is a royal/ daughter of a duke

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Ganymede-homosexuality

Ganymede-homosexuality

the name is associated with homosexuality. because Ganymede was a beautiful boy. he made Zeus's lover and cupbearer of Olympus. however, in Roman mythology, Ganymede was the lover to Jupiter

Ganymede: From the Gods to Shakespeare | Exploratory Shakespeare

“I’ll have no worse name than Jove’s own page, / And therefore look you call me Ganymede.” (2.1.122-3). In Shakespeare’s play As You Like It, Rosalind utters these lines to proclaim here new undercover identity as she goes to the Forest of Arden. But Ganymede is not just any old name; it has a long history rooted in mythology and is often associated with homosexuality. Also, Rosalind is the daughter of a banished duke and thus an aristocratic figure, yet Ganymede is a “page”, or servant.

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Ganymede is a longing for freedom and sexual desire

Ganymede is a longing for freedom and sexual desire

in the 6th century, the term/name Ganymede was a homoerotic desire

Urban Dictionary: Ganymede

Name for someone who is so far back in the closet they can see Narnia. Also known as the largest moon of the planet Jupiter. In Greek mythology, Ganymede was the most beautiful man on the earth. Zeus, the king of the gods and resident gang-banger, stole Ganymede from earth so he could become the water-bearer of the gods, aka Aquarius.

Ganymede Meaning

Video shows what Ganymede means. A Trojan boy who was abducted (either by Zeus or Eos), and ultimately became immortal in order to be Zeus' cup-bearer and lo...

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cup-bearer

cup-bearer

A boy or (usually young) man who serves wine (or another alcoholic drink) as his master's cup-bearer. Later also (often humorous): a boy or young man employed to serve drinks or collect glasses in a public house, bar, etc., or at an event.
OED.com/Ganymede

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Handsome boy/male

Handsome boy/male

Ganymede would be known as a handsome, beautiful young man