Results 1-3 of 19
Finally he reached Sicily, where Zeus hurled Etna upon him. This mountain still
spits forth the lightnings that fell upon the dragon. In this story Hermes is clearly
out of place. He was one of the youngest sons of Zeus, and was brought into the
story only because—as will later be shown—he was a master»thief. The real
participant in the story was Aigipan: the god Pan, that is to say, in his quality of a
goat (aix). He must have been related by kinship to the dragon, and must
therefore have ...
Theseus of Athens finally slew the man» bull—another story from heroic saga.
Inasmuch as the story is interwoven with the tale of Ariadne, a daughter of Minos
and Pa.siphae—a tale that has its place in the stories concerning the god
Dionysos—I shall tell it in its proper place. Minos and Pasiphae had a son called
Glaukos, “the sea» green”. Of him it was told318 that as a small child he was
playing with a ball, or chasing a mouse, and in so doing fell into a great cask full
of honey and ...
Finally all of them, together with Eridanos,623 were raised up into the sky as
constellations. The story's original ending, however, can be discovered from a
Cretan tale. In Crete624 the wrecked charioteer was called Adymnos, or
Atymnios. He was a brother of Europa,625 and could be seen to reappear every
evening. It is a fact that the fallen star of morning appears again as the star of eve,
and in the evening sky he is certainly Aphrodite's acolyte. 2 SELENE AND
ENDYMION The ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dchaikin - LibraryThing
67. The Gods of the Greeks by Karl Kerényi translation: from German by Norman Cameron published: 1951 format: 286 page paperback (1994 reprint of 1979 edition) acquired: March read: Nov 5-12 rating: 4 ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - clancysmith - LibraryThing
~ Kerenyi has often been tarred with a Jungian brush, but in this early and independent work, he admirably displays his intimate knowledge of the language, art and traditions of the Greek peoples. He ... Read full review
STORIES OF THE TITANS
PROMETHEUS AND THE HUMAN RACE Pdgt
45 other sections not shown