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An oracle was consulted and answered: “A marvellous creature has been born
amongst you: whoever finds the true likeness for this creature will also find the
child.” In Minos's herds was born a calf that thrice daily changed its colour: it was
It is not stated in this particular tale that Athene was born from Zeus's head.
Instead, a “peak”—which in our language is synonymous with “head”—is
introduced into the story in order to disguise the strange manner of the birth.
There were ...
The result was that when the suitors came in pursuit, the couple could not be
discovered, and Poseidon consummated his ram»marriage, of which was born
the ram with the golden fleece that Phrixos was later to carry to Colchis, thus
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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
STORIES OF THE TITANS
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