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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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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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Shooting Down a “Star” Program 437 : The US Nuclear ASAT System and Present-Day Copycat Killers

By: Clayton K. S. Chun, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF

...LOPMENT: THE AIR FORCE LEADS THE WAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 WHY ASAT WEAPONS? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 NIKE-ZEUS BECOMES A RIVAL. . . . . . . . . . . 8 OPERATIONAL CONCEPT AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROGRAM 437 . . . . . . . . 10 LIMITING FACTORS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Funding Shortfalls. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...

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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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The Meno

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

... to acquire— would not such conduct be the height of folly? ANYTUS: Y es, by Zeus, and of ignorance too. SOCRATES: Very good. And now you are in a pos...

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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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An Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek and Roman Mythology

By: James Hampton Belton

.............................................................................................................................213 Jupiter (ju ́-pe-ter) [Zeus].......................................................................................................................214 Juventas (ju-ven ́-tăss) [Hebe]....................................................................

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The Iliad of Homer

By: Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744

...iew amidst the nearly equal scepticism and credulity of sub- sequent ages. Zeus or Jupiter is popularly to be taken as omnipotent. No distinct empire ... ...y the Hellenes,—a being of irresist- ible force, and especially beloved by Zeus, yet condemned constantly to labour for others and to obey the command...

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The Iliad

By: Samuel Butler

...t the head and comely forehead of the godlike hero Achil les. Now, however, Zeus delivered it over to be worn by Hector. Nevertheless the end of Hect...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ting storms, that he made it his trade to create them, as a nephelaegereta Zeus, a cloud-compelling Jove, in order that he might direct them. For this...

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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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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 Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...f insane mental detachment: their myths of the King of the Ancient Greek Gods Zeus: was born out of the head of Titan. He was not born out of a fem... ...us? ‘Jesus’ is merely a Semitic misspelling of the Greco-Persian slang word: ‘Zeus’: used in the Mid-east. He is a cross between the Semitic prophe... ...emitic prophet Jehovah, and the Greek sun God: Apollo. Apollo was the son of Zeus. Jesus was the sun of Apollo. He was brighter than his father. ... ...er; and re- creating a new cultural center where none existed before. Jehovah-Zeus-Jesus. The word Jesus is a mixture of Jehovah and Zeus: right do... ...rd Jesus is a mixture of Jehovah and Zeus: right down to the pronunciation of Zeus as ZooZ And Jesus as JeZUZ…. Je-hova and Je-sus. These semantic... ...re better than any other race on Earth. A Greek-Semitic mixture of meanings: Zeus- Jews-Jeus-Jesus- JeSus-JeSEEus-JeHOva: 1st of Gods-1 st of babie...

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Plato's Lysis or Friendship

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...ably received by an ancestor of Lysis; this ancestor was himself begotten of Zeus by the daughter of the founder of the deme. And these are the sort o...

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