Posts Categorized: Zeus

ARISTOPHANES’ HILARIOUS SPEECH ON ‘LOVE’ IN PLATO’S ‘SYMPOSIUM’

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On a cool Autumn evening in Athens, Socrates, Aristophanes, and several other friends got together for a celebration at the house of Agathon, the young playwright who had recently won First Prize for Tragedy at the theater festival. After dinner they agreed that they would not drink very much this night, since, for the most…
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THE TITANS

Posted by & filed under Cronos Rhea, Gaia, Greek gods, greek mythology, Noah and Ham, Noah castrated, symbols meaning, Titans, What does the Bible mean, where in the Bible, Zeus.

TweetShare In Greek mythology, the universe gets going when Reason makes Order out of Chaos. The Greeks represented Chaos as the first goddess, Gaia: that is, Gaia is the spiritual essence of the world, the transcendent mother-principle of the Nature that will come. Her husband (and, in some tales, her son)* was the first god,…
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THE LESSER MYSTERIES, THE PRODIGAL SON, & THE GARDEN

Posted by & filed under Adam and Eve, Demeter, Garden of Eden, Greek Mysteries, Hades, Lesser Mysteries, Persephone, Prodigal Son, Zeus.

by Andrew Cort Tweet Share Demeter was away, and her daughter Persephone was playing with the other young goddesses in a meadow, filling baskets with beautiful flowers. She had no way of knowing that grim Hades, who had been walking on the surface to inspect the damage from an earthquake, had seen her, had been…
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