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The Iliad

By: Homer; George Theodoridis, Translator

...ed Book X The Night Raid Book XI The Achaeans Routed Book XII Hector storms the Wall Book XIII The Fight at the Ships Book XIV Hera tricks Zeus Book XV The Greeks at Bay Book XVI The Death of Patroclus Book XVII The Fight for Patroclus’ Body Book XVIII New Armour for Achilles Book XIX The Quarrel is Ended Book XX Achilles Leads the Army Book XXI Th...

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The Myth of Ulysses and Secondary Beauty

By: Antonio Mercurio

... And along comes a monstrous giant with one eye, who could care less about Zeus’ laws of hospitality, and he starts eating Ulysses’ companions two at... ...ould have never let Ulysses leave her island at the edge of the world, had Zeus not intervened. Finally, there are the Suitors, who devour Ulysses’... ...us veil that helps him overcome his fear of death. Athena, the daughter of Zeus, comes to her hero’s aid by calming the winds and by suggesting to hi... ...ys, there were only sharp crags and rocks and cliffs. ... “Woe is me, Zeus has let me glimpse the land I’d lost all hope for after coming all... ...ts wisdom. Sometimes he synthesizes his I with the Cosmos, represented by Zeus; sometimes he synthesizes his I with a You , the masculine principl... ...ives himself all the time he needs. When he is ready to separate from her, Zeus again sends Hermes to help Ulysses, and Ulysses is saved. Ulysses’...

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The Love Divine

By: Kevin B. Wright

...us light. Upon the cherubim, she reigns over the altar of all women before Zeus tried to lay claim to their piece. Her beauty is a gift to the world, ...

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Kratilo

By: Platono

...n kaj trovos personon kiu kapablas purigi nin de la ekstazo — aŭ pastr- 1. Zeus = Zeŭso (nominativa kazo). Oni kutimis uzi tamen alian vorton, Dia = Z...

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7 Scorpions : Rebellion

By: Mike Saxton

... Goddess in Greek mythol- ogy.” “Not just any Goddess, she was the wife of Zeus. She was also the Goddess of Marriage and Childbirth. Now think about...

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Dancing with Fate : Song of the Muses

By: Hywela Lyn

... normally as smooth and clear as the polished black marble of the great throne of Zeus. “Only if you return to impart these skills once more; much ... ...e form of a mortal.” “What—give up my immortality?” “No, not give it up. I doubt Zeus would allow Dancing With Fate 5 that, nor would you wan... ... With Fate 5 that, nor would you want it from the expression on your face. No, Zeus and I have discussed the matter and feel you should pretend ... ...your dear sisters farewell, before you take your leave of your mother and myself. Zeus will facilitate your departure and instruct the Horai to all... ...ged horse might give away the fact that you are not mortal, don’t you think? Also, Zeus might be unwilling to loan his favorite steed, even to one ... ...ill, muddy water, and she was powerless to turn back, or even to move any more. Zeus, oh, Father, please help me...don’t desert me now. For the ... ...f foretelling. Was her mind so clouded by love she could see nothing else, or had Zeus simply deprived her of the gift for reasons of his own? Sh... ...ssion filled her heart. She thought of her own family her stern but loving father Zeus, and her beloved mother, Mnemosyne. Her dear sister muses, a... ..., too!” Desist Ares. At once! A mighty clap of thunder, announced the arrival of Zeus himself. The skies grew black and bolts of lightning flashed...

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Hypotheses on Ulysses

By: Antonio Mercurio

........................................... 39 CHAPTER VIII: ULYSSES ACCEPTS ZEUS’ REQUEST TO CREATE NEW BEAUTY BY EXTRACTING IT FROM WISDOM, PAIN AND... ...rstood by anyone and can are available to all who care to find them. l. Zeus, the father of the gods and of men, is the axis of the world. He has... ...reme beauty. Athena and Hermes are the gods who act as messengers between Zeus and humanity. m. This wisdom is available to all, even to those wh... ... threw up against him during his return to Ithaca. The whole truth is that Zeus chose Ulysses to be submitted to continuous “trials”. Through these ... ...o their internal wisdom and to cosmic wisdom, represented by Athena and by Zeus. Doubts and indecision often plagued them, but in the end they alway... ...esence of Athena (internal wisdom) by his side, and the loving presence of Zeus (cosmic wisdom) 17 is always in the background. There is also the ... ...eek Olympus are present in the Iliad, only a few are found in the Odyssey: Zeus, Poseidon, Athena, Hermes, Apollo and a couple more of lesser import... ... to speak of the invisible beauty that Ulysses can create with the help of Zeus and Athena, as long as he decides to become an artist of his own lif... ... secondary beauty. It is important to reflect on the fact that not only Zeus gets tired of Hera’s beauty, but also Ulysses tires of Calypso and h...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...slipper. She swung a fist in the air and, as if she were a female version of Zeus, the lightning pierced the sky. Still, this did nothing for her. Wou... ...She abhorred it. She stared at it with the intensity of a female version of Zeus wanting to strike it with lightning but the lightning backfired. Sh... ...icted by Aristophanes in Plato's Symposium: the hubris of whole beings that Zeus was ready to slice in half and those already cut and diminished desp... ...ery, but they themselves have no sorrows. There are two jars standing on Zeus' floor which hold the gifts he gives us: one holds evils, the ot... ...h hold the gifts he gives us: one holds evils, the other blessings. When Zeus who delights in thunder mixes his gifts to a man, he meets now w... ...his gifts to a man, he meets now with evil, and now with good. But when Zeus gives from the jar of misery only, he brings a man to degradatio... ...ss making lightning and her unique take on love was the rightful striking of Zeus. Still there were doubts. She did wonder whether the smudge of ligh... ...onvoluted. Although perhaps no different than the jealous remarks of Hera to Zeus, Hilda's acrimonious tone seemed boringly uncelestial. She was to so...

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Sappho's Journal

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...e, anyhow? P The columns of the temple of Zeus, in Athens, stand white against the moonlit sky. A woman walks amo...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...ing the Greek myth of the Trojan Tithonus who was granted eternal life by Zeus. He didn‟t die, but his body and mind continued to age. Senility left ...

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The Unfettered Life of Kenyon of New Orleans

By: Steven David Justin Sills

... Christ at some church or another in Ohio. An act of God? Well, only if Zeus is God and He does not like the worshiping of false gods. No, nature ...

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An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...ould not the tempestuousness pass away easily by acting the part of a god? Zeus-like in shooting his thunder bolts, albeit thunder bolts of conversati...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...onotheists and polytheists think and write about what their gods are like. Zeus or Jupiter were the heads of the gods. Aphrodite and Venus were the g... ...o gods in volcanoes. Then there were pictures of gods like Thor, Jupiter, Zeus and the rest of the primitive pantheon. Of course they all knew that ...

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The Iliad of Homer Done into English Prose

By: Andrew Lang

...es may be more familiar. Greek Latin —— —— Zeus. Jupiter. Hera. Juno. (Pallas) At... ...tatthesiegeof Troy; andAchilles withdrew himself from battle, and won from Zeus a pledge that his wrong should be avenged onAgamemnon and theAchaians.... ...ir bodies to be a prey to dogs and all winged fowls; and so the counsel of Zeus wrought out its accomplishment from the day when first strife parted A... ... gods set the twain at strife and variance? Apollo, the son of Leto and of Zeus; for he in anger at the king sent a sore plague upon the host, so that... ...et ye my dear child free, and accept the ransom in reverence to the son of Zeus, far dart ing Apollo.” Then all the other Achaians cried assent, to r... ... or priest, yea, or an interpreter of dreams—seeing that a dream too is of Zeus—who shall say wherefore Phoebus Apollo is so wroth, whether he blame u... ... He of good intent made harangue and spake amid them: “Achil les, dear to Zeus, thou biddest me tell the wrath of Apollo, the king that smiteth afar.... ...od courage, speak whatever soothsaying thou knowest; for by Apollo dear to Zeus, him by whose worship thou, O Kalchas, declarest thy soothsaying to th... ...he god, and we Achaians will pay thee back threefold and fourfold, if ever Zeus grant us to sack some well walled town of T roy land.” To him lord Aga...

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Agamemnon

By: Aeschylus

...rolled away, Since the twin lords of sceptred sway, By Zeus endowed with pride of place, The doughty chiefs of Atreus’ r... ...e nest of old; But let Apollo from the sky, Or Pan, or Zeus, but hear the cry, The exile cry, the wail forlorn, ... ... Heaven sends the vengeful fiends of hell. Even so doth Zeus, the jealous lord And guardian of the hearth and board, ... ...more, Sing woe and well a day! but be the issue fair! strophe 2 Zeus if to The Unknown That name of many names seem good Zeus, upon Thee I... ...e mind’s every road I passed, but vain are all, Save that which names thee Zeus, the Highest One, Were it but mine to cast away the load, The weary lo... ...lus 9 Hath pass’d away! And whoso now shall bid the triumph chant arise To Zeus, and Zeus alone, He shall be found the truly wise. strophe ... ...nd Zeus alone, He shall be found the truly wise. strophe 3 ‘Tis Zeus alone who shows the perfect way Of knowledge: He hath ruled, Men shall... ...Hermes loves, Of Lemnos; thence unto the steep sublime Of Athos, throne of Zeus, the broad blaze flared. Thence, raised aloft to shoot across the sea,... ...r pain. CLYTEMNESTRA goes into the palace. CHORUS singing Zeus, Lord of heaven! and welcome night Of victory, that hast our...

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The Argonautica

By: Apollonius Rhodius

... she for bid their departure; for she had thoughts worthy of the bride of Zeus. (ll. 151 155) The sons of Aphareus, Lynceus and proud Idas, came fro... ... saw them speeding along with their armour would say: (ll. 242 246) “King Zeus, what is the purpose of Pelias? The Argonautica 14 Whither is he driv... ...etuous spear, where with in wars I win renown beyond all others (nor does Zeus aid me so much as my own spear), that no woe will be fatal, no venture... ...cean; but the other two meanwhile ruled over the blessed Titan gods, while Zeus, still a child and with the thoughts of a child, dwelt in the Dictaean... ...with the bolt, with thunder and lightning; for these things give renown to Zeus. (ll. 512 518) He ended, and stayed his lyre and divine voice. But th... ...t behind in their hearts. Not long after they mixed libations in honour of Zeus, with pious rites as is customary, and poured them upon the burning to... ...yclops seated at their imper ishable work, forging a thunderbolt for King Zeus; by now it was almost finished in its brightness and still it wanted b... ...led them. For these dread monsters too, I ween, the goddess Hera, bride of Zeus, had nurtured to be a trial for Heracles. And therewithal came the res... ...the illustrious name of the hapless maid. Most terrible came that day from Zeus upon the Doliones, women and men; for no one of them dared even to tas...

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Cratylus

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

... by some accident of tradition, it has actually been transmuted. The name of Zeus, who is his alleged father, has also an excellent meaning, although ... ...m son of Cronos (who is a proverb for stupidity), and we might rather expect Zeus to be the child of a mighty intellect. Which is the fact; for this i... ... ex planations of the names of the Gods, like that which you were giving of Zeus? I should like to know whether any similar principle of correctness ... ...e idea is ingenious, Socrates. SOCRATES: To be sure. But what comes next?—of Zeus we have spoken. HERMOGENES: Yes. SOCRATES: Then let us next take his... ...usa meter, who gives food like a mother; Here is the lovely one ( erate)—for Zeus, according to tradition, loved and married her; possibly also the na... ...niautos from en eauto , and etos from etazei, just as the original name of Zeus was divided into Zena and Dia; and the whole proposi tion means tha...

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A Reading of Life

By: George Meredith

...k; ay, verify now do the sons of Achaia, Guardian hands of the counsels of Zeus, pronouncing the judgement, Hold it aloft; so now unto thee shall the ... ...ray; and among them King Agamemnon, He, for his eyes and his head, as when Zeus glows glad in his thunder, He with the girdle of Ares, he with the bre... ...oftiest growths of the woodland. There hung Hypnos fast, ere the vision of Zeus was observant, Mounted upon a tall pine-tree, tallest of pines that on...

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Second April

By: Edna Saint Vincent Millay

...ours, not yours; to you she owes not breath, Mother of Song, being sown of Zeus upon a dream of Death). Fearing to pass unvisited some place And later...

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The Poems

By: George Meredith

...e trusted to thy mighty depths of old, – I vow to sacrifice the first whom Zeus Shall prompt to hail us from the white seashore And welcome our return... ...e T o torturous grief and penance, that assailed The sky-throned courts of Zeus, and climbing, dared For once in a world the Olympic wrath, and braved... ...,’ ‘Save me,’ though thou hearest not. And O thou Sacrifice, foredoomed by Zeus; Even now the dark inexorable deed Is dealing its relentless stroke, a... ...gs In light, and then the fancy sings. 216 PHOEBUS WITH ADMETUS I When by Zeus relenting the mandate was revoked, Sentencing to exile the bright Sun-... ...t to awful Hades had been soft, for now must I go With the curse by father Zeus cast on ambition immoderate. Oh, my sisters! Thou, my Goddess, in who... ...isters! Father, save me! Hither, succour me, Cypria!’ Now a wail of men to Zeus rang: from Olympus the Thunderer Saw the rage of the havoc wide-mouth... ...the ultimate shock. T o the bolt he launched, ‘Strike dead, thou,’ uttered Zeus, very terrible; ‘Perish folly, else ’tis man’s fate’; and the bolt fle... ...k; ay, verify now do the sons of Achaia, Guardian hands of the counsels of Zeus, pronouncing the judgement, 480 Hold it aloft; so now unto thee shall... ...ray; and among them King Agamemnon, He, for his eyes and his head, as when Zeus glows glad in his thunder, He with the girdle of Ares, he with the bre...

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