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Hekate to Persaios or Perses, the son of Eurybia. Hekate is therefore the cousin
of Apollon and Artemis, and at the same time a reappearance of the great
goddess Phoibe, whose name poets often give to the moon. Indeed, Hekate used
to appear to us carrying her torch as the MoonğGoddess, whereas Artemis,
although she, too, sometimes carries a torch, never did so. Hesiod seeks further
to distinguish Hekate from Artemis by repeatedly emphasising that the former is
Her ability to change her shape reminds one of the threefold shapes of Hekate
and of the mixed bodily structure of Skylla. Lamia had this gift in common with
certain divinities of the sea, and also with another bogy, Empousa. Sometimes
this last name is simply another name for Hekate," but sometimes Empousa
appears as a separate being. People also used to speak of Lamiai and
Empousai in the plural, and when they did so the two names were synonymous.
When Empousa was ...
Iris, a goddess whose name means “Rainbow”, and all the Harpies. All these
daughters were goddesses who intervened in the affairs and destinies of mortals.
Iris, the fleetğfooted, but also having great wings, held the ofiice of Messenger. In
our language, she was an angelos. There was a cultğworship of her on
Hekatesnesos, the island of Hekate, near the island of Delos. Hekate herself was
at one time known as Angelos. In her capacity of Messenger, Hekate was thought
to be the ...
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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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