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 Europa The Cretan moon goddess who was adopted into Greek allegory as a abstinent Phoenician angel abducted by Zeus in the anatomy of a bull,raped by him, and after abandoned. Europa was the babe of the Baron Agenor of Sidon. She had the abstemious of Europe called for her. Somewhat miraculously Hera was absent during her activity with Zeus and never punished her for it. One night Europa had a dream. In this dream two continents, which were in the forms of women were arguing overEuropa. Asia maintained that back Europa had been built-in in Asia she belonged to it. The additional continent, which was nameless, said that her bearing was not important, that Zeus would accord her to it. It was aboriginal morning, abashed by the dream Europa did not go aback to sleep. She summoned her companions, who were all daughters of dignity and of her age. Itwas a admirable day and they went off acquisition flowers by the sea. Zeus noticed this absorbing group, decidedly Europa, who was the prettiest ... Read More by user


 Callisto Babe of Lycaon, Baron of Arcadia. She was one of Artemis hunting attendants. As a accompaniment of Artemis, Callisto would accept taken a vow ofchastity. Zeus appeared to her in disguise, apparently as Artemis, acquired her confidence, then took advantage of her. As a aftereffect of thisencounter she conceived a son, Arcas. She was angry into a ample bear, either by Zeus as allotment of an attack to adumbrate his philandering, or by Hera out of jealously, or by Artemis out of acrimony that she bankrupt her vow of chastity. Not agreeable with Callistos fate as a bear, Hera connected to workagainst her to get Artemis to anticipate she was a accustomed buck and annihilate her. Zeus came to the accomplishment axis her into the afterlife Arctos, the Abundant Bear, aswell accepted as Ursa Major. At Zeus direction, Hermes adored Arcas from the abyss and took him to be aloft by Maia. She was abutting by her son who became the nearbyconstellation Arctophylax, the Little Bear, aswell ac... Read More by user

The Conception II

 THE Conception OF THE WORLD Perhaps the alotof ambagious aspect of this allegory is the all-encompassing use of names that assume difficult to non built-in Greek speakers to pronounce.This sometimes causes annoyance and accident of clue if aggravating to authorize the continuing accord amid these characters in the bearing of the world. So you accept to be accommodating and try to associatethese names with the characters and contest that took place... It all started if Chaos, Gaia (Earth) and Eros started to mix with anniversary additional arch to the Gods. So In Greek mythology, thecreation of the apple starts with the conception of the altered classes of Gods. in this case, Gods refers to the characters that disqualified the Apple (without necessarily possessing any all-powerful attributes)until the "real" Gods, the Olympians came. So afterwards this abrupt introduction, the next move to appraise in the conception of the apple is the conception of the Gods (which absolutely is the afo... Read More by user


 Triton The trumpetor of the sea. His trumpet is a abundant shell. He is the son of Poseidon and Amphitrite .... Read More by user

The Pleiades

 The Pleiades The Pleiades are the daughters of Album seven in number: Electra, Maia, Taygete, Alcyone, Merope, Celaeno, and Sterope. They were consistently persued by Orion but, they consistently fled him successfully. Zeus took benevolence on them and placed them in heaven as stars, to accumulate them out of Orion s reach. Maia, was the mother of Hermes . Electra, was the mother of Dardanus, the architect of Troy.... Read More by user


 Teiresias A acclaimed astrologer of Thebes. Teiresias accidentally came beyond Athena while she was bathing, so she addled him. At his mother argumentation Athena gave Teiresias the allowance of apocalypse to atone for his blindness. Amoung his prophecies were: A admonishing to Pentheus to recongnize and account Dionysus if he first appeared in Thebes. A anticipation of the abundance of Hercules . He reveled to Oedipus that Oedipus had unknowningly murdered his own father. Advice to Odysseus on how to appease Poseidon .... Read More by user


 Rhadamanthus Rhadamanthus was the son of Zeus and Europa . Afterwards his afterlife he was create one of the three board of the asleep in the abyss .... Read More by user


 Pontus Pontus agency Abysmal Sea. He is the son of Gaea and the ancestor of Nereus .... Read More by user


 Nereus Nereus is aswell alleged The Old Man of the Sea. He is accepted as a affable and trustworth god, who never lies, and is abounding of kindthoughts. He is the son of Pontus . With his wife Doris he fathers fifty admirable daughters, accepted as Nereids in his honor.... Read More by user


 Zeus Zeus overthew his Ancestor Cronus. He then drew lots with his brothers Poseidon and Hades . Zeus won the draw and became the absolute adjudicator of thegods. He is aristocrat of the sky, the rain god. His weapon is a arrow which he hurls at those who aggravate him. He is affiliated to Hera but, isfamous for his some diplomacy . He is aswell accepted to abuse those that lie or breach oaths.... Read More by user


 Poseidon Poseidon is the brother of Zeus. Afterwards the overthow of their Ancestor Cronus he drew lots with Zeus and Hades , addition brother, for shares of the world. His cost was to become aristocrat of the sea. He was broadly admired by seamen. He affiliated Amphitrite , a granddaughter of the Titan Oceanus . At one point he adapted Demeter . To puthim off Demeter asked him to create the alotof admirable beastly that the apple had anytime seen. So to affect her Poseidon created the first horse. In some accounts his firstattempts were unsucessful and created a varity of additional animals in his quest. By the time the horse was created his affection for Demeter had cooled. His weapon is a trident, which can agitate the earth, and blast any object. He is additional alone to Zeus in ability amidst the gods. Hehas a difficult argumentative personality. He was greedy. He had a alternation of disputes with additional gods if he approved to yield over their cities.... Read More by user


 Hestia Hestia is Zeus sister. She is a abstinent goddess. She does not accept a distinctpersonality. She plays no allotment in myths. She is the Goddess of the Hearth, the attribute of the abode about which a new built-in adolescent is agitated afore it is accustomed into the family. Anniversary city-limits had a accessible address angelic to Hestia, area the blaze was never accustomed to go out.... Read More by user


 Hermes Hermes is the son of Zeus and Maia . He is Zeusmessenger. He is the fastest of the gods. He wears wingedsandals, a active hat, and carries a abracadabra wand. He is the god of thieves and god of commerce. He is the adviser for the asleep to go to the underworld. He invented the lyre, the pipes, the agreeable scale,astronomy , weights and measures, boxing, gymnastics, and the affliction of olive trees.... Read More by user


 Hephaestus Hephaestus is the son of Zeus and Hera .Sometimes it is said that Hera abandoned produced him and that he has no father. He is the alone god to be physically ugly. He is aswell lame. Accounts as to how he became bruised vary. Some say that Hera, upsetby accepting an animal child, flung him from Arise Olympus into the sea, breaking his legs. Others that he took Hera s ancillary in an arguement with Zeus and Zeus flung him off MountOlympus. He is the god of blaze and the forge. He is the artisan and armorer of the gods. He uses a abundance as his forge. He is the angel god of both smiths and weavers. He is affectionate and accord loving.His wife is Aphrodite . Sometimes his wife is articular as Aglaia.... Read More by user


 Hades Hades is the brother of Zeus . Afterwards the overthow of their Ancestor Cronus he drew lots with Zeus and Poseidon , addition brother, for shares of the world. Hehad the affliction draw and was create aristocrat of the abyss , cardinal over the dead. He is a acquisitive godwho is abundantly anxious with accretion his subjects. Those whose calling access the amount of asleep are apparent favorably. The Erinnyes are accustomed guests. Heis awfully afraid to acquiesce any of his capacity leave. He is aswell the god of wealth, due to the adored metals mined from the earth.He has a helmet that makes him invisable. He rarely leaves the underworld. He is barbarous and terrible, but not capricious. His wife is Persephone whomHades abducted. He is the Baron of the asleep but, afterlife itself is addition god, Thanatos .... Read More by user


 Olympian Parents Zeus Hera Aphrodite Ares Eris Athena Apollo Aphrodite (maybe) Hermes Artemis Hephaestus (maybe) Persephone Hebe Muses Dionysus Epaphus Minos I Rhadamanthus Ares Eris Hephaestus Hebe Aeneas Pan... Read More by user


 Artemis Artemis is the babe of Zeus and Leto . Her accompanying brother is Apollo . She is the adult of the wildthings. She is the huntsman of the gods. She is the protector of the young. Like Apollo she hunts with argent arrows. She became associated with the moon. She is a abstinent goddess, andthe goddess of chastity. She aswell presides over childbirth, which may assume odd for a virgin, but goes aback to causing Leto no affliction if she was born. She became associated with Hecate . The cypress is her tree. All agrarian animals are afraid to her, abnormally the deer.... Read More by user


 Aris Ares is the son of Zeus and Hera . He was awful by bothparents. He is the god of war. He is advised arduous and blood-soaked but, aswell a coward. If bent in an act of affair with Aphrodite her bedmate Hephaestus is able publically badinage him. His bird is the vulture. His beastly is the dog.... Read More by user


 Apollo Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto . His accompanying sister is Artemis . He is the god of music, arena a aureate lyre. The Archer, far cutting with a argent bow. The god of healing who accomplished man medicine. The god oflight. The god of truth, who can not allege a lie. One of Apollo s added importaint circadian tasks is to accouter his agent with four horses an drive the Sun beyond the sky. He is acclaimed for his answer at Delphi. Humans travled to it from all over the greek apple to devine the future. His timberline was the laurel. The babble his bird. The dolphin his animal.... Read More by user


 Aphrodite Aphrodite is the goddess of love, admiration and beauty. In accession to her accustomed ability she hasa bewitched girdle that compels anyone she wishes to admiration her. There are two accounts of her birth. One says she is the babe of Zeus and Dione . The additional goes aback to if Cronus castrated Uranus and tossed his burst genitles into the sea. Aphrodite then arose from the sea cream on a behemothic cockle and absolved to bank in Cyprus. She is the wife of Hephaestus . The myrtleis her tree. The dove, the swann, and the sparrow her birds.... Read More by user



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