What Is Hermaphroditus?

Hermaphroditos, holding a torch and a kantharos (left); roman fresco from the triclinium of the procurator within the casa del centenario (ix 8,3–6) in pompeii.

The earliest point out of hermaphroditus in greek literature is by the thinker theophrastus (third century bc), in his guide the characters, xvi the superstitious man,[20] during which he portrays varied sorts of eccentric individuals.

Also on the fourth and seventh days of every month he’ll order his servants to mull wine, and exit and purchase myrtle-wreaths, frankincense, and smilax; and, on coming in, will spend the day in crowning the hermaphrodites.

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