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The word "fan" derives from fanatic, from the Latin fanaticus, "insanely and divinely inspired." And this relates to the Roman fanum, a sacred worshipping place such as a temple or holy shrine.
Following after Lyden, I contend that one's affiliation as a "fan" can be just as useful in cementing an individual's social identity and giving one a better understanding of how the world works, or should work, and what his or her role in it should be, as a traditional religious label like "Christian" or "Buddhist" or "Atheist." (10) In light of this, it may also be worth reminding readers that the term fan, "short form of fanatic," was originally religious nomenclature derived from the "Latin fanaticus, 'temple attendant,' from fanus, 'temple'," denoting someone exhibiting an overzealous sense of religious devotion with "the first modern nonreligious usage of the short form fan" only appearing "in U.
Por tanto, en esta co-implicacion de paisaje, ambiente y cultura, de materialidad y de inmaterialidad, de construccion (en el amplio sentido de la palabra) y de mentalidad, es donde reside la especificidad de este espacio singular, que a menudo se conoce como lugares de culto (por ejemplo, un santuario), pero que excede con mucho a este concepto; no olvidemos que epi-fania es el concepto griego de revelacion o sacralizacion de un lugar, y que quien se interesa por este es el fanaticus , del cual deriva la nocion actual de fan, de tal modo que este concepto de "entusiasta" por algo tiene sin duda un origen religioso-antropologico.
Word History: In Latin the adjective fanaticus, a derivative of fanum, "temple," meant literally "of a temple," though the more common sense was "inspired by a god" or "frenzied." The word was borrowed into English as fanatic in the 1500s with this sense.
En ambos casos, esa fe estaria basada, como dice contundentemente Kant, en un conceptus fanaticus:: <<El concepto es fanatico (schwarmerisch) cuando aquello que esta en el hombre es representado como algo que esta fuera de el, y viene representada una obra de su propio pensamiento (sein Gedankenwerk) por una cosa (Sache) en si (sustancia).
Horace's phrase aut fanaticus error et iracunda Diana (a fit of madness and Diana's wrath) in the Ars poetica, [249] for example, associated madness with the moon and moon-goddess Diana and in the Eumenides Varro "deals in large part ...