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For this reason he is called 'the Old One', because he is truthful and kind. He
never departs from what is seemly, but is always full of justice and kindness.”
Doris the Okeanine bore him fifty daughters, all of them sea»goddesses, whose
names I shall tell later. 6 THE GREY GoDDEssEs (GRAIAI) To the Greybeard of
the Sea, Phorkys, were born, in our mythology, daughters who were likewise grey
. Hesiod tells:86 “Keto bore unto Phorkys the beautiful»cheeked Graiai, who
came into the ...
All other gods and goddesses succumbed to her, and she even compelled Zeus
himself to fall in love with mortal women and to neglect his own wife»sister Hera,
daughter of Kronos and Rhea. This was why Aphrodite, in her turn, was
compelled by Zeus to fall in love with the herdsman Anchises. He pastured his
cattle on the heights of Mount Ida, and was as beautiful as the immortals.
Aphrodite beheld him, and love seized hold of her. She hastened to Cyprus, to
her temple in Paphos.
palm as long as nine ravens; and as long as ten palms live the beautiful»haired
nymphs, the daughters of Zeus.” There was a statement to much the same
effect553 in the tale of Aphrodite and Anchises, in which the great goddess
entrusted her mortal son to the nymphs of Mount Ida—deep» breasted
goddesses. For the nymphs were more often nurses of gods and heroes,
deputies and manifold images of their mothers, than they were mothers
themselves. “They are neither human ...
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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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