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Ζευς και Ησίοδος - ''Εργα και Ημέραι'' / Zeus and Hesiod - ''Works and days''

  Quote taken from Hesiod’s didactic poem ”Works and days”: — ” For upon the bounteous         earth Zeus has thrice ten thousand spirits, watchers of mortal men” — ( 252 – 253 )

Σχέδια Μυθολογίας / Designs Of Mythology

Hesiod on Justice and the Corruption of Power (Works and Days, 256-273)

“Justice is a maiden who was born from Zeus.
The gods who live on Olympus honor her
and whenever someone wrongs her by bearing false witness… 206 more words


Rick Riordan (adapted by Robert Venditti)--Percy Jackson and Olympians: The Titan's Curse (The Graphic Novel) (2013)

SOUNDTRACK: TROMBONE SHORTY-Tiny Desk Concert #162 (September 29, 2011).

Trombone Shorty is from New Orleans and his backing band is called Orleans Avenue.  I can’t think of too many bands that are fronted by a trombone player. 819 more words


Festivals: Maimakteria

The festival of Maimakteria is very obscure, but surely took place in the month of Maimakterion, and likely honored Zeus Maimaktes or “blustering Zeus” Given the name of the month and the wintry weather, it is possible that at this time people prayed to Zeus for good weather—or, at the least, fewer storms. 65 more words

Hellenic Paganism

Maimakteria Rite

Honoring: Zeus Maimaktes, or Blustering Zeus
Date: Exact date unknown, presumably held during the month of Maimakterion (late November-early December)
Season: The beginning of winter… 646 more words