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On her advice they fetched from the depths, from the outermost edge of the earth,
the hundred»armed ones, Briareos, Kottos and Gyes; they strengthened them
with nectar and ambrosia, the drink and food of the gods, and Zeus called upon
them to show their gratitude by joining in the war against the Titans. Kottos
promised, in the name of the three, that they would do so. Battle was re»engaged
. 27 Gods and goddesses stood marshalled against each other. But the new
allies had ...
One of these tales I have already told:699 how Gaia, Mother of Earth, con»
ceived of the blood shed by maimed Father Ouranos, and brought forth upon the
mighty earth the Erinyes, the huge Giants and those nymphs who are called
Meliai, “Ashes”. In the great tale7°° of the various successive human races—“the
ages of antiquity”, as they were later called—the “Ashes” produced the race of
bronze. In his story of the theft of fire Hesiod7°1 preserved for us the word meliai,
the masculine ...
The ash turned into that substance from which the followers of Orpheus taught
that men were made. This teaching, however, is of much later date than the story
of the sufferings of the horned child»god. The story was also told as follows:84°
The boiled limbs of the first Dionysos, the son of Demeter, went into the earth.
The earth»born beings had torn him to pieces and boiled him, but Demeter
gathered the limbs together. This may, however, be a story concerning the
creation of the vine.
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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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