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Odyssean Gods
... The Odyssean gods are the ancient Greek gods referenced in Homer's Odyssey ... The story's major gods include Athena, Poseidon, Calypso and Circe minor gods include Ino, Hermes, Zeus, and Heracles ...
Odyssean Gods - Minor Gods
... There are other gods in the odyssey that play minor roles in aiding Odysseus’ homeward journey ... Below is a brief overview of the gods and how they aid Odysseus ...
Apostasy In Judaism - Examples - In The Bible
... or your closest friend secretly entices you, saying, "Let us go and worship other gods" (gods that neither you nor your fathers have known, gods of the peoples around you, whether near ... death, because he tried to turn you away from the LORD your God, who brought you out of Egypt, out of the land of slavery ...
Thespis (opera) - Synopsis - Act II
... entanglements of the actors in real life conflict with those of the gods that they are playing ... Mercury informs Thespis that the substitute gods have received many complaints from mortals because some are not performing their functions, and others' ill-judged experiments have wreaked havoc in ... is married to Daphne while they are gods, but his marriage to Nicemis will resume when they are mortals once again ...

Famous quotes containing the word gods:

    [holds her by the hand, silent] O mother, mother!
    What have you done? Behold, the heavens do ope,
    The gods look down, and this unnatural scene
    They laugh at. O my mother, mother! O!
    You have won a happy victory to Rome;
    But, for your son, believe it—O, believe it—
    Most dangerously you have with him prevailed,
    If not most mortal to him.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    O thou, the drink of gods and angels! Wine
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

    The heart is blind; but love is not blind. None of the gods is so discriminating.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)