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The Dance Unveiled: Considering the myth of Salome in early modernity

It’s apparent that a trope has reached cultural ubiquity when it is depicted in cartoons, video games, and popular songs. Salome. Just the name evokes the exotic and the erotic. 4,393 more words

Academic Writing

Lent From a Women's View - Salome

March 19, 2015 – Salome

On Herod’s birthday the daughter of Herodias danced for the guests and pleased Herod so much that he promised with an oath to give her whatever she asked. 1,362 more words

Death of John the Baptizer

King Herod had ordered the arrest and imprisonment of John the Baptizer (85). Herod had done this at the insistence of Herodias — whom he had taken to be his wife, even though she was already married to his brother Philip. 389 more words

New Print!

Today while out and about in the city I took a trip over to Brooklyn with my sister to the Museum of Morbid Anatomy for there flea market. 155 more words


Carl Jung: “Salome's performance was deification.”

In the 1925 seminar, Jung recounted that after Salome’s declaration that he was Christ:

“In spite of my objections she maintained this.

I said, ‘this is madness,’ and became filled with skeptical resistance” (Analytical Psychology, p. 448 more words

The Red Book

Carl Jung on "Salome," "Pleasure," "Forethinking," "Elijah."

The Corrected Draft has: “Guiding Reflection” (p. 103). In the Draft and Corrected Draft, a lengthy passage occurs. What follows here is a paraphrase:

I wonder whether this is real, an underworld, or the other reality, and whether it was the other reality that had forced me here. 312 more words

Carl Jung

Carl Jung: "Now I learn that Mary is the mother..."

I recognized the father because I was a thinker, and thus I did not know the mother, but saw love in the guise of pleasure and called it pleasure, and therefore this was Salome to me. 127 more words

Carl Jung