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Pantheons


Aphrodite (left) Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre, Paris, France , Aphrodite Frejus”
Cernunnos (center) This image is derived from a carving on the Gunderstrup Cauldron, as well as other sources, however, I would like to note that Celtic scholar John Matthews in his book The Celtic Shaman states that he believes the image on the Gunderstrup cauldron to be that of a Celtic shaman and not the god Cernnunos. 1,629 more words
Year And A Day Course

Pandora

She stood naked before the Olympians, eyes filled with life but motionless like a statue. She was built perfectly, with every rounding and crevice smooth and graceful. 1,086 more words

Euripides, Hippolytus 1047

“A swift death is an easy thing for a miserable man.”

ταχὺς γὰρ Ἅιδης ῥᾷστος ἀνδρὶ δυστυχεῖ

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Why I Chose Greek Life

I say this a lot, but it is one of the biggest pieces of advice I can give to people when they go to college: Go Greek (or at least give it a try). 548 more words

otary

Any seal with small ears i.e. sea lion or fur seal. Greek “otarian”=little ear < “oto-”=ear + “-ion”=diminutive suffix for “little.”

Etymology

belomancy schmelomancy

Well, you learn something new everyday. Belomancy is the art of divination (predicting the future) with arrows – from the Greek word belos, meaning arrow or dart. 210 more words

Archery

Euripides, Suppliants 196-200

“Someone once said that more evil than good falls to the human lot; but I hold the opposite opinion, and think that in human life the good outweighs the bad: were it not so, we would not today stand in the light.”

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