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Idaioi Daktyloi; who, as I have already said, were phallic primordial beings. Of
other such beings, the first men and primordial kings of various countries, it was
said that when Athene was born they took charge of her education. One of them ...
All primordial gods of this kind were at the same time primordial men. The
difference between their two qualities doubtless lay in the fact that as primordial
men they ceased to be husbands of the Great Mother, and received other wives.
Under the name of Athenais she probably became the wife of primordial man. In
the story of Pelasgos, the primordial man of Arcadia, it will be remembered that
not even the Moon—who in our mythology is female—had yet come into being.
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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
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