Panna Olimpia, lat 20. Silesian Maiden Olympia, age 20. Butterflies in
the stomach a sign of arousal, infatuation, love, or early pregnancy?
dating in romantic sceneries before moving in together allows fantasies
to create an idealistic image of the future spouse which will last
forever. In addition to eternal memories some want to preserve the
virginal beauty carved in stone in the form of caryatides, i. e.
decorative supports, named after young women from the Greek village
Karyæ who were considered especially beautiful, tall, strong, and
capable of giving birth to strong children. The ancient Karyæ ("Walnut
Trees") was the hometown of Helen of Troy. Infatuation of Paris towards
Helen, called by Homer 'disastrous lust', is to be blamed for the most
famous of ancient wars, the Trojan Warand destruction of Troy.
of Dreams in Wroclaw, Poland. Palace of Heinrich and Helene née
Moriz-Eichborn von Korn in Pawlowice by August Orth, 1891 - 1895. Their
families belonged to the financial and intellectual elite of Breslau
during the two-hundred-years Prussian occupation of Wroclaw (from
Treaty of Berlin 28 July 1742 confirming annexation of most of Catholic
Silesia by Prussia till the Nazi Germans' surrender of Festung Breslau,
the fortress of Breslau, 6 May 1945).