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Going back to the Greek pantheon for inspriation, Amos breaks down the five facets of the female persona as a modern-day reflection of Artemis (politically minded), Persephone (idealistic, despite being emotionally scarred), Athena (the warrior), Aphrodite (the sensualist) and a combination of Demeter and Dionysus (channeling both her masculine and maternal sides).
This total immersion into the laurels, much like a religious procession or celebration in ancient Greece, leads them to a door that opens into Aslan's country, a "very high mountain" (SC 13), that by virtue of the laurel imagery may be linked to Mount Olympus, home of the Greek Pantheon.
It was from this mythological mould that Mnemosyne emerged, an illustrious goddess in the Greek pantheon who was given the gift of memory.
Born in Bogalusa, Louisiana in 1947, Komunyakaa writes verse which pulsates with the rich folklore and mystery that attended his childhood in the South, and the collection is suffused in ancient mythology, especially incorporating gods from the Greek pantheon. Talking Dirty to the Gods consists of 132 four-quatrain poems that destabilize traditional Western notions regarding the nature of the divine.
Even Epicureanism, which rejected belief in any deity, was more of a reaction against the whims of the Greek pantheon. Socrates, Plato, and Xenophanes promoted the idea of a single God who, unlike the Olympian deities, was active in the world through a nonlocal, immaterial presence.
With an extensive knowledge of the orisha deities, he was able to draw connections to both the Greek pantheon and the characters of the play (Comments to Cast, June 1996).
Initially The Market's rise to Olympic supremacy replicated the gradual ascent of Zeus above all the other divinities of the ancient Greek pantheon, an ascent that was never quite secure.
Quoting Philo's de Opificio Mundi extensively, Pelikan shows how monotheism not only rejects the Greek pantheon but preserves the goodness of a unified cosmos as well as explains the divine Logos no longer as a mere auxiliary in the act of creation but as an essentially divine Mediator.
This line of interpretation has led many scholars to see the words of Protagoras's myth regarding the origins of human society as expressed in the common form of a popular mythology rather than as a personal confession of his own belief in the existence and activities of the Greek pantheon. Regarding the existence of the gods, Protagoras could only suspend judgment.
'The Athenian, like every other Greek pantheon, was in a state of permanent flux' (p.
Classicists, historians, and archaeologists ponder whether contemporary artists, writers, and philosophers considered Dionysos to be a different kind of god than the rest of the Greek pantheon, as so many artists and scholars seem to do today.
Now the tale of the origins of the Greek pantheon and the creation of the earth and the heavens has been re-told in the form of a superbly illustrated graphic novel by artist and storyteller George O'Connor, who accurately draws from primary sources to reveal the same kind of riveting tale that engaged the total attention of appreciative audiences some four millennia past.