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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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