Gaia and Pontos (page 17)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Aischylos, Hoplôn Krisis fr 174 R – Tragicorum Graecorum Fragmenta 3, p. 289, ed. S. L. Radt. Göttingen 1985. ♠ Homer, Odyssey 24.47-59 And thy mother came forth from the sea with the immortal sea-nymphs, when she heard the tidings, and a wondrous … Continue reading Gaia and Pontos (page 17)

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Gaia and Pontos (page 16 lower)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 233-39 And Sea begat Nereus, the eldest of his children, who is true and lies not: and men call him the Old Man because he is trusty and gentle and does not forget the laws of righteousness, but thinks … Continue reading Gaia and Pontos (page 16 lower)

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Gaia and Ouranos (page 16 upper)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Homer, Odyssey 7.58-60 Nausithous at the first was born from the earth-shaker Poseidon and Periboea, the comeliest of women, youngest daughter of great-hearted Eurymedon, who once was king over the insolent Giants. But he brought destruction on his froward people, and … Continue reading Gaia and Ouranos (page 16 upper)

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Gaia and Ouranos (page 14)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 472-73 and that retribution might overtake great, crafty Cronos for his own father and also for the children whom he had swallowed down. Greek Text ♠ Hesiod, Works and Days 803-4 On a fifth day, they say, the Erinyes … Continue reading Gaia and Ouranos (page 14)

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Gaia and Ouranos (page 13)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Homer, Odyssey 9.106-15 And we came to the land of the Cyclopes, an overweening and lawless folk, who, trusting in the immortal gods, plant nothing with their hands nor plough; but all these things spring up for them without sowing or … Continue reading Gaia and Ouranos (page 13)

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Gaia and Ouranos (page 12)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod fr 389 MW – Fragmenta Hesiodea, p. 185, ed. R. Merkelbach and M. L. West. Oxford 1967. Hesiod says that Ouranos is an Akmonides; Gaia bore Akmon, and Ouranos came from Akmon. (Transl. E. Bianchelli) ♠ Simias, Pteruges (Wings) Behold the … Continue reading Gaia and Ouranos (page 12)

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Gaia and Ouranos (page 11)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 154-206 For of all the children that were born of Earth and Heaven, these were the most terrible, and they were hated by their own father from the first. And he used to hide them all away in a … Continue reading Gaia and Ouranos (page 11)

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Gaia and Ouranos (page 10 lower)

Chapter 1: The Early Gods Previous Page    Table of Contents    Next Page ♠ Hesiod, Theogony 126-32 And Earth first bore starry Heaven, equal to herself, to cover her on every side, and to be an ever-sure abiding-place for the blessed gods. And she brought forth long hills, graceful haunts of the goddess Nymphs who dwell amongst … Continue reading Gaia and Ouranos (page 10 lower)

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