The Greek Myths Quotes

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"The war lasted ten years but, at last, Mother Earth prophesied victory to her grandson Zeus, if he took as allies those whom Cronus had confined to Tartarus....The Cyclopes thereupon gave Zeus the thunderbolt as weapon of offence; and Hades, a helmet of darkness; and Poseidon, a trident." p. 40

"And the Cretans, who are liars." p. 41

"Cythera was an important centre of Cretan trade with the Peloponnese, and it will have been from there that her worship first entered Greece." p. 50

"Hera...is the pre-Hellenic Great Goddess....Hera's forced marriage to Zeus commemorates conquests of Crete and Mycenaean - that is to say - Cretanized - Greece, and the overthrow of her supremacy in both countries." p. 51

"Hephaestus, the Smith-god was...weakly at birth...Thetis and Eurynome...kept him...where he set up his first smithy and he rewarded their kindness by making them all sorts of...

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