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Before I give an account of these, let me explain how our old vase»painters used
to depict such a being: as a winged and beautiful goddess, with the body of a
serpent from the hips downwards. There is a lovely old vase»painting which ...
One of these names, however—Himeropa, “she whose voice awakens desire”—
is to be found in an ancient vase»painting. Later on we find mention of two
trinities of Sirens. One of these is thought to correspond to the Sirens of Homer.
It was told3°8 that Zeus beheld Europa as she was pickingiflowers by the
seashore. He came to her in the shape of a bull, and ravished her. The bull was
certainly no ordinary beast: on an old vase»painting it is tricoloured. Poets said
that the ...
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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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