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CHAPTER X Maia, Hermes, Pan and the Nymphs OF Maia, who gave Zeus his
cleverest son, Hermes the mes» senger of the gods, it is not easy to say what sort
of goddess she was originally. Was she merely a nymph, as she appears in the ...
I THE BIRTH AND FIRST DEEDS OF HERMES Maia, the modest nymph—so the
tale52° begins—never entered the assembly of the blessed gods. She dwelt in a
deeply shadowed cave, where Zeus played the love»game with her, ...
But soon he said: “Nay, forward, then, cheerily, thou swaddled babe, son of Zeus
and of Maia! With such bird's tokens I shall find my cows! Thou shalt be my guide!
” Hermes leapt up and ran before Apollon, with his swad» dling»clothes around ...
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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) 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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