The Classical Ideal of Male Beauty in Renaissance Italy: A Note on the Afterlife of Virgil's Euryalus

  title={The Classical Ideal of Male Beauty in Renaissance Italy: A Note on the Afterlife of Virgil's Euryalus},
  author={Hugh D. Hudson},
  journal={Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes},
  pages={263 - 268}
  • H. Hudson
  • Published 1 January 2013
  • History
  • Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes
The inscription on the cartellino of a than once during the Renaissance in praise north Italia Renaissance portrait in of celebrate men in northern Italy. The the National Gallery of Victoria (Fig. i),1 present Note, which questions the National which reads 'clarior hoc pvlcro regnans Gallery of Victoria's interpretation of the in corpore virtvs' ('More splendid is the portrait, may pose an intriguing icono virtue residing in this beautiful body'), has graphic problem as far as the sitter's… 


The Origins of the Platonic Academy of Florence
Founded by Cosimo de' Medici in the early 1460s, the Platonic Academy shaped the literary and artistic culture of Florence in the later Renaissance and influenced science, religion, art, and
The Sexuality of Adonis
This paper seeks to ascertain the ways in which Adonis and his ritual lament were used by Classical men and women in their constructions of their own gender and the other. The evidence from Classical
Adonis: The Myth of the Dying God in the Italian Renaissance (forthcoming; I am grateful to
  • Classical Antiquity
  • 1995
Outside Italy Erasmus quoted the verse in his Oratio de virtute amplectendu, first published in Antwerp in 1503, also referring to Seneca's discussion of it
  • 1977
15. See A. F. d'Elia, The Renaissance of Marriage in Fifteenth-Century Italy, Cambridge and London
  • Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
  • 1989