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By Pierre Grimal

Книга написана крупнейшим французским античником Пьером Грималем, перу которого принадлежит несколько десятков трудов по истории Рима."A Concise Dictionary of Classical Mythology" is a distillation into short kind of the only resource dictionary of historical Greek and Roman myths and legends. in accordance with Grimal's unique dictionary, first released in 1951 in France the concise model covers nearly all significant characters, and 8 genaeological tables current the critical advanced relationships among gods and males. The entries pay attention to critical types of every legend, and merely the main major diversifications are coated, to be able to specialize in the typical middle of classical literature. short definitions are go referenced to brief money owed of the most legends.

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She herself was a daughter of Cronus. Her chil­ dren were Aether, Chaos and Ere­ bus. Ananke also occurs in the philosophers. For example, in Plato's Republic, Ananke is the mother of the Moirae. Gradually, and particu­ larly in popular tradition, Ananke became a goddess of death, but in the works of the poets, particularly the tragedians, she remained the incarna­ tion of the ultimate Force which even the gods must obey.

But Ares ensured that the child could continue to suck at his mother's breast. Aesacus (Αΐσακος) The son of Priam and Arisbe, and grandson of Merops, from whom he inherited the gift of interpreting dreams (see CILLA and PARIS). Aesacus' wife died from a snake-bite, and he threw himself into the sea. In pity Thetis changed him into a bird. Aesculapius See ASCLEPIUS. Aeson (Αϊσων) A son of Cretheus (Tables 1 and 6). By marrying Polymede he became the great-uncle of 24 AETHALIDES Odysseus, though other traditions made him marry Alcimede, daughter of Phylacus.

Son of AMPHIARAUS and brother revenge: Dirce was tied to a bull of ALCMAEON (Table 1). He was one of the suitors of Helen, and therefore which dragged her across the rocks took part in the Trojan War after his and tore her to pieces; Lycus too was return from the war of the EPIGONI killed. The brothers ruled at Thebes against Thebes. He inherited his in Lycus' place and built walls round father's gift of prophecy and at Troy the town, Zethus carrying the he helped the seer Calchas (1), and stones, Amphion charming them with him established a number o f into place with his music.

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