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Greek mythology systematized (1880) (14559598439)


Greek mythology systematized (1880) (14559598439)



Identifier: greekmythologysy00scul (find matches)
Title: Greek mythology systematized
Year: 1880 (1880s)
Authors: Scull, Sarah Amelia
Subjects: Mythology, Greek Emblems
Publisher: Philadelphia : Porter & Coates
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University

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Full accounts of the results ofpast and of progressing researches in this valley aregiven in The London Athenceum. One article reportsthe finding of a colossal head, supposed to be that ofHera. Mycence.—Among the remains of this city, whereHera was especially honored, Dr. Schliemann has foundmany idols having the head or the horns of a cow. Hecalls them Juno idols, and thinks they resemble figureson the brick cylinders of the Babylonian empire; also,that they are closely allied to Egyptian Isis-worship.This theory is doubted by many. Descendants (see Table B). HADES. 99 HADES (AIDES), OR PLUTO. (Table B, 9.)Central Ideas. First, Though Zeus had supreme control of the uni-verse, his power was not absolute, for forces antagonisticto his sway were in constant operation. Winter was justas sure in its approach and desolating results as wasspring in its promises and summer in its fulfilmentThere must be a receptacle for dying bloom—a powerthat checked or destroyed growth. The mind very
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Hades and Persephone. readily inferred a personal cause, and very naturallybelieved that only a deity could riv^al the mighty Zeus ;so there soon prevailed the conception of Hades as onewho ruled in gloomy splendor over the regions of thelower world, which was called * Hades. But as theplant-life that came back in the freshness of springseemed to be nourished by a warmth that had its source lOO GREEK MYTHOLOGY. in Hades, so the lord of the regions of darkness, decay,and death seemed to pay tribute to the lord of the brightand the living. Second, The idea of Hades as the abode of departedsouls became more prominent, and so the destiny of thesoul came to be viewed in wider and wider relations ;the shadowy realm of Hades grew first luminous, thenradiant, with the hope of immortality. Offices and Archetypes. Nature: To assist in the growth of vegetation. Arch.,internal warmth of the earth. Human Life: i. To furnish mineral wealth for man.Arch., mines of precious metals and gems.2. God of





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