Dysmorphology Course
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DANAE

~ DANAE  id+ | GOLD ENGENDERS TEMPTATION |
         id+ | GOLD can IMPREGNATE MIND and BODY |
  myth> daughter of EURIDICE & ACRISIUS
        QUEEN and KING of ARGOS
  for more see> ACRISIUS
  AN ORACLE DECLARED THAT ACRISIUS
  WILL BE KILLED BY A SON OF DANAE
  TO AVOID SUCH FATE
  ACRISIUS SEQUESTERED DANAE IN
  A TOWER OR CHAMBER OF BRASS
  HOPING THAT THE ENCLOSURE WAS IMPREGNABLE
  NONETHELESS DANAE WAS IMPREGNATED BY ZEUS
  WHO  REACHED HER DISGUISED AS   sug> METAMORPHOSIS
  A SHOWER OF GOLD
  DANAE CONCEIVED A SON WHOM SHE NAMED
  PERSEUS as if to underscore PER ZEUS
  PERSEUS became the founder of the house of
  PERSIA
  continued see> PERSEUS
  continued see> ACRISIUS
  art> CARREGGIO [#]  TITIAN [#]
       lived under the oppression of the
  VATICAN and AUTOCRATIC ROYALTY
  COSSAERT [#]
  CORREGGIO and TITIAN depict DANAE DISROBED
  with open thighs to receive a SHOWER of GOLD
  on the other hand
  COSSAERT who lived under the oppression of
  a MERCANTILE societies that gave rise to
  THE KINGDOMS NETHERLANDS and BELGIUM
  painted DANAE with an emphasis on INNOCENCE
  note the provocative paintings by
       CORREGIO and TITIAN were hidden
  behind curtains until this century
  note contrast with rulers of the ROCKEFELLER
       enterprises who ordered the destruction
  of murals by Diego de RIVERA [#]
  sug> CENSORSHIP  sug> OPPRESSION
  art> note CORREGIO risked his standing by
            his EROTIC depictions like
  ZEUS metamorphosed into a bear and
  giving a "bear hug" to IO
  the face of IO appears so ECSTATIC or
  sug> ORGASMIC that the royal patron ordered
  the face repainted
  cont> THIGH

        

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