The World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
Greek mythology systematized (1880) (14766101633)


Greek mythology systematized (1880) (14766101633)



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

Text Appearing Before Image:
ng nectar to Heracles. 4. The bridal of Hebe and Heracles. Worship. Pausanias mentions occasional temples and altars toHebe. In Argolis, at the town of Phlius, there was atemple to Hebe situated in a grove. When slaves wereset free they hung up their chains among the cypresstrees of the grove sacred to the goddess. Grecian Comp. Myth. Connected with this worship at Phlius, Pausanias givesa very curious legend, that the Phliusians called the god-dess that they worshipped Ganymeda. Descendants of Hebe (see Heracles). PHCEBUS APOLLO \_PhoHds Apol^loti). (Table B, 18.)Central Ideas. The cycle of ideas and myths that have for a centrethe Greek Apollo ranges from the physical sphere, whoseforces and activities are awakened, sustained, and directedby the sun, to that invisible realm in which spirit is madewise and pure and heroic by the inspiration and help ofone who was so glorious, and yet so grandly self-giving,that he typified Him in whom the world finds the way,13 K 146 GREEK MYTHOLOGY.
Text Appearing After Image:
Apollo. the truth, and the life. Between these widely-distantlimits of interpretation, mapped out by minds capable ofclearest and calmest thought, there lies a broad myth-land in which Apollo reigns as royal representative ofthe supreme Zeus, reflecting celestial splendor in thesphere of human endeavor and well-being. In Apollo the loftiest minds recognized a god who,having divine insight into the nature of every spiritual PHCEBUS APOLLO. I 47 power and faculty, inspired each to its noblest action;he then, in divine wisdom, so harmonized all right-doing that there came into the best lives and organiza-tions a sense of completeness, a sublime repose, that wasan earnest of the final and eternal victory over sufferingand sin. Apollo, perfectly-knowing and in harmony w^ith thewill of Zeus, became the god of oracles; hence the utter-ances of his priestesses determined state politics and na-tional movements, and thus made or shaped the materialsfrom which History formed her records. Coming





Harold B. Lee Library

Copyright info

public domain

Explore more

engravings of apollo
engravings of apollo