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  • He was passionately attached to his wife and children; and, while his friend Beccadelli signed the licentious verses of Hermaphroditus, his own Muse celebrated in liberal but loyal strains the pleasures of conjugal affection, the charm of infancy and the sorrows of a husband and a father in the loss of those he loved.
  • HERMAPHRODITUS, in Greek mythology, a being, partly male, partly female, originally worshipped as a divinity.
  • In accordance with this, Hermaphroditus is the son of Hermes and Aphrodite, of whom the nymph of the fountain of Salmacis in Caria became enamoured while he was bathing.
  • There was a famous statue of Hermaphroditus by Polycles of Athens, probably the younger of the two statuaries of that name.
 
 

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