MacLeod heritage[ edit ] In the story, Colin was born in Roman Britainbut his true surname, which is never given, was not MacLeod at birth. One of the flashback scenes shows him achieving this honor after he fought alongside Clan MacLeod in an unknown battle, presumably because Octavius was fighting for the opposition. The Clansmen honor Colin, and name him a MacLeod for giving his life for their cause.
Erinys, Paestan red-figure bell krater C4th B. And not vainly did they fall from his hand; for all the bloody drops that gushed forth Gaia Gaea, Earth received, and as the seasons moved round she bare the strong Erinyes, and the great Gigantes Giants [probably the Kouretes Curetes ] with gleaming armour, holding long spears in their hands and the Nymphai Nymphs whom they call Meliai Meliae [probably the nurses of Zeus] all over the boundless earth.
Aldrich Greek mythographer C2nd A. So all of them except Okeanos Oceanus set upon Ouranos Uranus, Skyand Kronos cut off his genitals, tossing them into the sea.
Weir Smyth Greek tragedy C5th B. Mair Greek poet C3rd B. Melville Roman epic C1st B. Day-Lewis Roman epic C1st B. Taylor Greek hymns C3rd B.
The Eumenides' [Erinyes'] source [mother], fair-haired, whose frame proceeds from Zeus' [Khthonic Zeus or Haides] ineffable and secret seeds. Mozley Roman epic C1st A. Latin writers provide the most colourful descriptions of these goddesses.
Aeschylus, Libation Beaers ff trans. You handmaidens, look at them there: Jones Greek geographer C1st B. Jones Greek travelogue C2nd A. It was Aiskhylos Aeschylus who first represented them with snakes in their hair.
But on the [cult] images neither of these nor or any of the underworld deities is there anything terrible. Way Greek epic C4th A. Tisiphone, dishevelled as she was, shook her white hair and tossed aside the snakes that masked her face.
The baleful Erinys stood. The snakes, dislodged, gave hissing sounds; some crawled upon her shoulders; some, gliding round her bosom, vomited a slime of venom, flickering their tongues and hissing horribly.
Then from her hair she tore out two with a doom-charged aim darted them. Down the breasts of Athamas and Ino, winding, twisting, they exhaled their noisome breath; yet never any wound to see, the fateful fangs affect their minds. Tisiphone brought with her poisons too of magic power: And while they shuddered there, she poured the poisoned brew, that broth of madness, over both their breasts right down into their hearts.
Then round and round she waved her torch, fire following brandished fire. She went, and loosed the snake she'd fastened round her waist. Fairclough Roman bucolic C1st B.
Goold Roman elegy C1st B. Miller Roman tragedy C1st A. Cruel Tisiphone, her head with snakes encircled. Against whom are they preparing their flaming blows? Whom does the hellish host threaten with its bloody brands? A huge snake hisses, whirled with the writhing lash. Whom does Megaera seek with her deadly torch?
By chance she sat beside dismal Cocytus, and had loosed the snakes from her head and suffered them to lap the sulphurous waters. Straightway, faster than fire of Jove [Zeus] or falling stars she leapt up from the gloomy bank: A hundred horned snakes erect shaded her face, the throning terror of her awful head; deep within her sunken eyes there glows a light of iron hue, as when Atracian [Thessalian witches'] spells make travailing Phoebe [the Moon] redden through the clouds; suffused with venom, her skin distends and swells with corruption; a fiery vapour issues from her evil mouth, bringing upon mankind thirst unquenchable and sickness and famine and universal death.
From her shoulders falls a stark and grisly robe, whose dark fastenings meet upon her breast: Atropos [one of the Fates] and Proserpine [Persephone] fashion her this garb anew.
Then both her hands are shaken in wrath, the one gleaming with a funeral torch, the other lashing the air with a live water-snake. She halted, where the sheer heights of vast Cithaeron rise to meet the sky, and sent forth from her green locks fierce repeated hisses, a signal to the land, whereupon the whole shore of the Achaean gulf and the realm of Pelops [the Peloponnese] echoed far and wide.
Then the Furia Furyswooping headlong upon the Cadmean towers, straightway cast upon the house its wonted gloom [as a curse upon the house].This is an amazing book by and about an amazing person.
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A summary of Book 9 in Homer's The Odyssey. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Odyssey and what it means.
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