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I THE ORIGIN OF MANKIND Gods and men are of common origin, says Hesiod,
698 who based this statement on the most ancient tales. One of these tales I have
already told:699 how Gaia, Mother of Earth, con» ceived of the blood shed by ...
Formerly mankind had lived on the earth without evil, without troubles or
sicknesses such as bring death to men. Now the woman removed the lid from the
great vessel, and caused it to overflow everywhere, to the sore grief of mankind.
This was expressly stated in an epic poem which described the events leading
up to that great war:771 Earth suffered under the burden of mankind, which had
grown too numerous. Zeus took pity on the goddess Earth and resolved to ease ...
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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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