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virgin goddess Artemis. The tales inform us that the IeSUD rection of a dead
person provoked the wrath of Zeus. He slew the divine physician with his
lightning. Apollon avenged his son by killing a number of Kyklopes. All this is
merely a later explanation of the god's servitude to Admetos, which he had to
suffer for the slaying of Delphyne. 7 TALES OF ARTEMIS It will be remembered
that one of the names of the Great Mother of the Gods in Asia Minor (a goddess
who besides being a ...
Artemis, too, entered into the dance, and Ares and Hermes sported with the
dancers. In their midst Apollon smote the lyre, beautiful and tall as he strode
amongst them, alight with radiance. Brightly shone his feet and his raiment. Thus
he appeared as Musagetes and kitharodos, as “Leader of the Muses” and “
Singer to the Lyre”. For our ancient story»tellers and poets it was as if the sunlight
had been turned into music. “He brings all Nature into harmony”, sang one of
these poets of ours ...
It was told676 that Eos had already taken Orion to be her husband when Artemis
slew him with her arrows on the island of Ortygia. This island was the spot at
which the sun rose: it was the birthplace of Apollon, the island also called Delos.
Here Orion had challenged Artemis to a discus»throwing con» test.677 The
goddess was angry at this—or else, in the majority of tales, at the fact that the
giant had attacked the Hyperborean maiden Opis (another name for Artemis
herself According ...
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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
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~ 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
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