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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 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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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 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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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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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 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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God the Invisible King

By: H. G. Wells

...son of the Hebrew God on Mount Horeb; and Semele, who insisted upon seeing Zeus in the glories that were sacred to Juno, was utterly consumed. The ear...

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Dead Souls

By: D. J. Hogarth

...tionary who could shorten or prolong an interview at will, even as Homer’s Zeus was able to shorten or to prolong a night or a day, whenever it became...

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Ten Years Later

By: Alexandre Dumas

...us, whom, besides, I consider, if I must tell you so, as a myth. Antiquity is mostly mythical. Jupiter, if we give a little attention to it, is life. ...

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Sophocles Oedipus the King Oedipus at Colonus and Antigone

By: F. Storr

...e. Oedipus the Kin Sophocles 4 DRAMATIS PERSONAE Oedipus. The Priest of Zeus. Creon. Chorus of Theban Elders. Teiresias. Jocasta. Messenger. Herd o... ... are seated round the altar at the palace doors, at their head a PRIEST OF ZEUS. To them enter OEDIPUS. OEDIPUS My children, latest born to Cadmus old... ...glings hardly winged, and greybeards bowed with years; priests, as am I of Zeus, and these the flower of our youth. Meanwhile, the common folk, with w... ...t. [Exeunt PRIEST and SUPPLIANTS] CHORUS (Str. 1) Sweet-voiced daughter of Zeus from thy gold-paved Pythian shrine Wafted to Thebes divine, What ... ...n Hope, thou voice immortal, O tell me. (Ant. 1) First on Athene I call; O Zeus-born goddess, defend! Goddess and sister, befriend, Artemis, Lady... ... and piercing cries Blent with prayers and litanies. Golden child of Zeus, O hear Let thine angel face appear! (Str. 3) And grant that Ares w... ...or what night leaves undone, Smit by the morrow s sun Perisheth. Father Zeus, whose hand Doth wield the lightning brand, Slay him beneath thy levin... ...in a blood-feud join for an untracked deed of shame? (Ant. 2) All wise are Zeus and Apollo, and nothing is hid from their ken; They are gods; and in w... ...u wast proclaimed Our country s ruler that the news was brought. OEDIPUS O Zeus, what hast thou willed to do with me! JOCASTA What is it, Oedipus, tha...

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The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson to His Family and Friends ; Selected and Edited with Notes and Introd. By Sidney Colvin : Volume 1

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...lain, and my view of certain mountains as graceful as Apollo, as severe as Zeus, you would not think the phrase exagger- ated. It is blowing to-day a ...

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The Fall of Troy

By: Quintus Smyrnaeus

...“So we grappled the livelong day, and we had not refrained us then, But Zeus sent a hurricane, stilling the storm of the battle of men.” Now, it ... ...In semblance like the lightning, which the might, The never wearied might of Zeus, to earth Hurleth, what time he showeth forth to men Fury of thunder... ... his sorrow burdened hands, T urning him toward the sky encountering fane Of Zeus of Ida, who with sleepless eyes Looks ever down on Ilium; and he pra... ...To fight the Argives, all of love for us, Yea, and with sanction of almighty Zeus, He whose compassion now remembereth Haply strong hearted Priam, who... ...hing on thee and me Should bring; for it beseems not that the seed Of mighty Zeus should shame the sacred blood Of hero fathers, who themselves of old... ...he plucked The helmet splendour flashing like the beams Of the great sun, or Zeus’ own glory light. Then, there as fallen in dust and blood she lay, R... ...mortal. In her armour there Upon the earth she lay, and seemed the Child Of Zeus, the tireless Huntress Artemis Sleeping, what time her feet forweari... ...d, swift and bright as thunderbolt Terribly flashing from the mighty hand Of Zeus, far leaping o’er the trackless sea, Or flaming o’er the land, while... ...ng foot hills. Now had Ares brought A day of mourning on the Myrmidons, But Zeus himself from far Olympus sent Mid shattering thunders terror of levi...

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The Varieties of Religious Experience

By: William James

...th 49 William James of the universe and to the prosperity and felicity of Zeus. For he would not have brought on any man what he has brought if it we... .... The poet says, Dear City of Cecrops; and wilt thou not say, Dear City of Zeus?”[16] [16] Book IV., 523. But compare even as devout a passage as this...

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The Kalevala the Epic Poem of Finland Translated into English

By: John Martin Crawford

...on the mountains, and is therefore termed, “The Thunderer,” like the Greek Zeus, and his abode is called, “The Thunder Home.” Ukko is often represente...

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