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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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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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The Poems of Goethe Translated in the Original Metres

By: Edgar Alfred Bowring

...ENTLEMAN. With the Nymphs in wood and cave Paris was acquainted well, Till Zeus sent, to make him rave, Three of those in Heav’n who dwell; And the ch... ...like a dove thou speakest!” 1774.* PROMETHEUS. COVER thy spacious heavens, Zeus, With clouds of mist, And, like the boy who lops The thistles’ heads, ... ... ever!” thou, Dora, didst murmur; it fell on my senses With the thunder of Zeus! while by the thunderer’s throne Stood his daughter, the Goddess of Lo... ...Yield, to another ere long, doubtless, Will turn herself round. Smile not, Zeus, for this once, at an oath so cruelly broken! Thunder more fearfully! ... ...ous, 476 Could this early bliss but rest 121 Cover thy spacious heavens, Zeus, 233 D Days full of rapture, 75 Death’s gloomy portal 461 Do I see ...

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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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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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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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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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Hesiod the Homeric Hymns and Homerica

By: Hugh G. Evelyn White

...d that the ‘issue of death should overtake him in the fair grove of Nemean Zeus.’ Avoiding therefore Nemea on the Isthmus of Corinth, to which he sup... ...ons of a cer- tain Phegeus. This place, however, was also sacred to Nemean Zeus, and the poet, suspected by his hosts of having seduced their sister (... ...f Iapetus (ll. 507-616) whose place is accounted for by their treatment by Zeus. The chief landmarks in the poem are as follows: after the first 103 l... ... by one of his children, swallows each one of them as they are born, until Zeus, saved by Rhea, grows up and overcomes Cronos in some struggle which i... ...Cronos is forced to vomit up the children he had swallowed, and these with Zeus divide the universe between them, like 16 Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, ... ...ric Hymns, and Homerica a human estate. Two events mark the early reign of Zeus, the war with the Titans and the overthrow of T yphoeus, and as Zeus i... ...s is still reigning the poet can only go on to give a list of gods born to Zeus by various goddesses. After this he formally bids farewell to the cosm... ... War. The Cypria be- gins with the first causes of the war, the purpose of Zeus to relieve the overburdened earth, the apple of discord, the rape of H... ...t Eleusis, and her vengeance on gods and men by causing famine. In the end Zeus is forced to bring Persephone back from the lower world; but the godde...

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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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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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Euthyphro

By: Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893

...your father (if he is guilty) on a charge of murder; doing as the gods do—as Zeus did to Cronos, and Cronos to Uranus. Socrates has a dislike to these... .... your chastisement of your fa ther , Euthyphro, may be dear or pleasing to Zeus (who inflicted a similar chastisement on his own father), but not eq... ...ious, whoever he may be, ought not to go unpunished. For do not men re gard Zeus as the best and most righteous of the gods?—and yet they admit that ... ...onfessing as I do, that I know nothing about them? T ell me, for the love of Zeus, whether you really believe that they are true. EUTHYPHRO: Yes, Socr... ...hus chastising your father you may very likely be doing what is agreeable to Zeus but disagreeable to Cronos or Uranus, and what is acceptable to Heph... ...n by an illus tration of what I do not mean. The poet (Stasinus) sings— ‘Of Zeus, the author and creator of all these things, Y ou will not tell: for...

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