BEAUTIFUL WOMEN, JEALOUS GODDESSES: The Terrible Punishment: Io
- BEAUTIFUL WOMEN, JEALOUS GODDESSES: Consumed by Love: Semele. Lies, Betty Bonham // Earth's Daughters: Stories of Women in Classical Mythology;1999, p40
This article presents the story of Semele, a character in Greek mythology. The moment the god Zeus looked down from Olympus and saw the Theban princess, Semele, he was in love again. She was the daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia, and the loveliest girl in all the city. Disguised as a mortal man,...
- Violet/Pansy. // Legends & Lore of Texas Wildflowers;1996, p190
The article provides information on the violet or pansy which belongs to the Violaceae family. The bird's-foot violet in Texas is one of the largest wild violets and reproduces only by seed from the flowers. It cites that the violet is the flower for the month of March and that the white violet...
- BOOK IV. // Iliad (ICON Group International, Inc.);2006, p49
The article provides information on the Book IV of the book "The Iliad," by Homer translated by Samuel Butler. It begins on Mount Olumpus where Zeus calls an assembly of the gods because he is angry about what is going on near Troy. He accuses Athena and Hera of protecting Menelaus and Aphrodite...
- BEAUTIFUL WOMEN, JEALOUS GODDESSES: Hera's Revenge: Callisto. Lies, Betty Bonham // Earth's Daughters: Stories of Women in Classical Mythology;1999, p35
This article presents the story of Callisto, a character in Greek mythology. The land of Arcadia was the place on Earth that Zeus loved most. Once, as he was wandering there, he chanced upon a nymph named Callisto. As too often happened when he saw a beautiful maiden, the god was consumed with...
- A cow's crossing. Baker, Charles F. // Calliope;Nov/Dec90, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p9
Narrates the mythology of the ancient Greek region Bosporus or `Cow Crossing.' Zeus' admiration for a beautiful maiden named Io.
- HERA. Lewis, James R. // Astrology Book;2003, p299
An encyclopedia entry for "Hera" is presented. It refers to the 103rd asteroid to be discovered, on September 7, 1868. Asteroid 103 is approximately 96 kilometers in diameter and has an orbital period of 4.4 years. It was named after the Greek goddess of women and childbirth. She was the sister...
- SHROUDED IN MYTH. Neidl, Jessica Fisher // Calliope;Sep2002, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p10
Relates the Greek myth of Perseus, founder of Mycenae. Prophecy of the death of Acrisios, king of Argos, at the hands of his grandson; Conception of Perseus, grandson of Acrisios, from the union of mother Danae and the god Zeus; Death of Acrisios from a wayward disk from Perseus during a discus...
- The MERRY GOD. // Calliope;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p27
The article features the merry god Semele, the daughter of Kados, who had won the heart of the god Zeus in Greek mythology.
- A Bull Takes His Prize. Ferreira, Ann // Calliope;Jul/Aug2008, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p34
The article discusses the tale of Europa, who had won the heart of Zeus in Greek mythology.