Not knowing the centaur lied to her and it was actually blood and the poison that was on the arrow that Hercules shot at it! once Hercules put on the tunic his skinned burned all around and he was in so much pain he wanted to die. A ordinary human would have died already but not Hercules. When He died He went to the gods and the god Hera gave him immortality and let him marry her daughter and from then on he lived with the
With the help of others, Zeus started a battle against his father and the Titans. This battle was known as “Titanomachy” (MythWeb). After ten years of battle, Zeus manages to liberate his siblings from his father’s stomach. Zeus gave his father a special herb that would make him vomit up
Theodore Roethke and Rita Dove used simile and alliteration, from the quote that I used. In “My Papa’s waltz,” the author used “like” to compare how hard it was for the child (and the dad was drunk) and alliteration of /s/ (still and shirt). In “Grape Sherbet,” the author used alliteration of /t/ (trying and taste) and alliteration of /s/, “swirled snow.” I think that the poem “My Papa’s waltz” has more literary devices than “Grape Sherbet,” but I also think that “Grape sherbet” have more complex theme than “My Papa’s
As a gift of gratitude, he has the hand of Princess Megara. He was totally devoted to her in both the movie and myth. Not all is well in Hercules and Megara’s life, because Hera still wants to absolutely ruin Hercules’ life. After they have three sons, Hera makes Hercules go mad. In his madness, he kills Megara and his three sons.
Prometheus is one of he most enduring figures in greek mythology, he is the one and only titan who sided with Zeus against Zeus 's father Cronus, Cronus over threw his father Ouranos by defeating him and became the new ruler of the titans, and he ends up eating all of his children and and his wife Rhea could only save one and that one was Zeus, which he defeated and forced him to throw up all his siblings out and him and his siblings defeat the titans for control of the universe. Prometheus defies the gods by helping humans, and he is most notable for bringing fire from Olympus, and the skill of metal work. Zeus devises a cruel torture for him. Prometheus gets picked at every day from his liver by an eagle, while being chained to a rock, and
Dionysus was the great Olympian god of wine, vegetation, pleasure, festivity, and madness. he was depicted as either an older, bearded god or an effeminate, long-haired youth. his attributes included the thyrsus a pine-cone tipped staff a drinking cup and a crown of ivy. he was usually accompanied by a troop of satyrs and mainades wild female devotees. according to a myth, Dionysus is the son of the god zeus and a mortal woman semele daughter of Cadmus of thebes.
In Greek mythology, it is said that a white-winged horse sprang from the neck of Medusa when she was beheaded by Perseus, along with a warrior named Chrysaor. When Pegasus was born he fled to Mount Helicon and befriended the muses, and which is where he created the spring "Hippocrene" by striking the ground with his hoof. A warrior, named Bellerophon then one day came to Mount Helicon to tame the beast using a golden bridle given to him by Athena, the goddess of wisdom, courage and war. Bellerophon then rode Pegasus into battle, killing the Chimaera which was devastating King Iobates ' land. After Bellerophon had successfully completed other heroic deeds for the kind he became over confident and let the successes get to his head.
Then Apollo gladly throws down heavenly arrows that kill the Achaeans instantly. Because of the large amount of casualties and deaths already, the Greeks plead to the general to return Chryseis. Even Chryses’ request does not faze the warrior and grows angrier. “‘The girl-I won’t give up the girl. Long before that, old age will overtake her in my house, in Argos, far
Without any providential aid, Enkidu and Gilgamesh attack and slay it, and offer its heart to Shamash. When Ishtar cries out, Enkidu cast one of the bull’s buttocks at her. The city of Uruk celebrates, but Enkidu has a sinister dream about his future failure. Gilgamesh is also an epic hero because he survived a 6-day 6-night flood. Gilgamesh tore his house down.
Greeks said only their god Dionysus could drink wine just as it is. Wine was also the most important drink at symposiums. In symposiums men would drink wine, chat, and play a game called kottabos. Some guests had bad effects after drinking the wine and often these greek drinking parties would turn into huge fights or into orgies. Philosopher Eratosthenes wrote that the best place to discover the truth is at a symposium.