Olympos (page 121)

Chapter 3: Olympos, the Underworld, and Minor Divinities

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Homer, Iliad 5.749-54

and self-bidden groaned upon their hinges the gates of heaven which the Hours had in their keeping, to whom are entrusted great heaven and Olympus, whether to throw open the thick cloud or shut it to. There through the gate they drave their horses patient of the goad; and they found the son of Cronos as he sat apart from the other gods on the topmost peak of many-ridged Olympus.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 8.393-96

and self-bidden groaned upon their hinges the gates of heaven, which the Hours had in their keeping, to whom are entrusted great heaven and Olympus, whether to throw open the thick cloud or shut it to. There through the gate they drave their horses patient of the goad.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 20.299

whereas he ever giveth acceptable gifts to the gods that hold broad heaven.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 21.267

all the immortals that hold broad heaven  Greek Text

Homer, Odyssey 1.67

to the immortal gods, who hold broad heaven  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 15.191-92

and Hades won the murky darkness, while Zeus won the broad heaven amid the air and the clouds.  Greek Text

Homer, Odyssey 6.42-46

Athena, departed to Olympus, where, they say, is the abode of the gods that stands fast forever. Neither is it shaken by winds nor ever wet with rain, nor does snow fall upon it, but the air is outspread clear and cloudless, and over it hovers a radiant whiteness.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 1.601-4

Thus the whole day long till the setting of the sun they feasted, nor did their heart lack anything of the equal feast, nor of the beauteous lyre, that Apollo held, nor yet of the Muses, who sang, replying one to the other with sweet voices.  Greek Text

Homeric Hymn to Demeter 2.484

they went to Olympus to the gathering of the other gods.  Greek Text

Homeric Hymn to Apollo 3.186

he speeds from earth to Olympus, to the house of Zeus, to join the gathering of the other gods. Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 1.498-99

There she found the far-seeing son of Cronos sitting apart from the rest upon the topmost peak of many-ridged Olympus.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 5.753-54

and they found the son of Cronos as he sat apart from the other gods on the topmost peak of many-ridged Olympus.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 11.75-77

whereas the other gods were not among them, but abode in peace in their own halls, where for each one a fair palace was builded amid the folds of Olympus.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 1.606-8

they went each to his own house to take their rest, where for each one a palace had been built with cunning skill by the famed Hephaestus, the limping god.  Greek Text

Homer, Iliad 15.84-85

and she came to steep Olympus, and found the immortal gods gathered together in the house of Zeus.  Greek Text

Homer, Odyssey 1.26-27

and there he was taking his joy, sitting at the feast; but the other gods were gathered together in the halls of Olympian Zeus.  Greek Text

 

Edited by Elena Bianchelli, Retired Senior Lecturer of Classical Languages and Culture, Univ. of Georgia, February 2021

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