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But one cannot help noticing that such stories of his birth as have been preserved
pass all too quickly on to the care and feeding of him as a divine child. The birth
begins with the pangs of the great Mother of the Gods, but she remains wrapped
This latter was a child with a bull's head, and it had to be hidden away. It grew up
in the Labyrinthos, a maze of masonry that Daidalos built for this purpose.
Theseus of Athens finally slew the man» bull—another story from heroic saga.
The child was brought up amongst them. They also had another story peculiar to
themselves:877 Semele's sister Ino came to them on her crazy wanderings and
offered to take charge of the little Dionysos as his nurse. The people of Brasiai ...
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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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