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Greek and Roman mythology is the collection of legends and myths belonging to the ancient Greeks and Romans, concerning their gods and heroes, and the nature of the world.
Meaning of MuseThe term refers to a source of inspiration, accessible by artists and generally restricted to artists (artists in a broad sense). The muse is not in itself a delusion, or hallucination, but rather a myth to which writers, musicians, painters and more are able to credit the conception …
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Highlights were (for Aussies) the start of conscrpition in 1965. The US Military's start of vietnamsiation in 1972 (when they just gave them weapons adn supplies without much combat fighting on their behalf) the complete withdrawl of US involvement in 1973. Operation Rolling Thunder. Use of Agent or…
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For Trojan killing info that is really great, check this site:http://www.2-spyware.com/remote-administration-tools-removal-8 (On the page is a list of Trojan names in blue. Look for the name of the Trojan and click on it.)NOTE: The info is easy to use, as shown by the following links, which is what …
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I found this site and it seems to have resolved my problem:http://forums.spywareinfo.com/index.php?showtopic=43171If you go into C:\WINDOWS, you'll certainly find a folder named isrvs. Once I followed the instructions on the site above, my computer seems to be running fine.I hope that works for you,…
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It is a type of Trojan You need to run these 5 essential steps to remove all the spyware on your computer. 1. Run Deckard's System Scanner (DSS) 2. Run Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 3. Run the anti spyware removal programs spybot 4 Run Superantispyware 5. Run a complete scan with free curing util…
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A Gryphon or Griffon or Griffin is a mythological creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle's talons as its front feet.
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Answer: The day was made for man, not the man for the day. So a peagan has every day dedicated to "gods"; we as christians go to church on Sunday due to the fact that that's when our Lord Jesus Christ resurrected in victory ......Read Matthew 28:1 and Marcus 16:1 It is not possible to keep the 10 c…
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Do you mean living on your own or moving in without someone else and depending on them for financial support? The purpose of emancipation is to allow a mature teenager to live *on their own*. They must be able to fully support themselves (rent/utilities/food/etc) with no assistance. You would also h…
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In the work of Tom Wolfe "A Man in Full" (1998) he talks of the "Stoics" who definitely worship Zeus, also believing in the other Greek gods. "Via Romana" (see link) seems the closest to a real organization that is Stoical, albeit they appear more Roman than Greek. Also, in many pagan beliefs, they …
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A thorough answer will depend on which ancient people, e.g Greek, Egyptian, Roman? In any case, the ancient gods gave people reasons for unanswered phenomena in nature and gave the people someone to worship and strive to be like and to please. The gods also allowed for societies to grow on the bases…
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Before scientific knowledge available to us today, people invented divine forces to explain the forces of nature and events. We have physical archaeological evidence of this going back up to 60,000 years ago. The familiar Greek gods were brought into Greece by nomads in the second millennium BCE, w…
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Demeter is the Greek goddess of agriculture. Persephone is supposed to be her daughter. According to the Greek myth, Hades wanted to marry Persephone and take her to the underworld, making her the Goddess of the underworld. This caused Demeter such agony that she let the world start to die off. Zeus…
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People have been known to blink and move their eyes after being beheaded, so I'm sure they might be able to see a few moments. Most people die right away though. Creepy.
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It's not necessary to tell all you know because it's not ladylike and folks get aggravated by it.
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Answer Read these 2 sites: http://www.yashanet.com/library/secular-months.html http://www.answers.com/topic/january#Wikipedia
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A jar (which contained creatures that were the gifts the Gods bestowed onto Pandora, who later released them onto the world -- Strife, War, Famine, Illness. And little Hope). She has no particular symbols, but she is always depicted holding the jar which is central to her story.
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Nudity - How shocking!As far as I know, the notion that nudity is shocking dates from about 1830.Before then, 'fig-leaves' had often been used instead of sex organs on statues. Look at some older portraits online. You'll find that until 1820 or so women often showed quite a lot of skin. I know that'…
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There is no Hurcules. If you mean Heracles his main symbols are a lion's skin cloak, his club, the "Pillers of Hercules" - or any of his Labors.
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The Greek Gods were immortal and possessed powers beyond the average human. One of the most important aspects of ancient Greek mythology was not how different the deities were from mankind, but how similar. In Christianity, certain emotions are taboo: rage, jealousy; lust. However, in Greek mytholog…
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Phthia, as he says in the first book of the Iliad in his rant to Agamemnon.
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The greek pantheon was a "family", so to speak, of gods assembled on Mt. Olympus, or in certain gods cases, else were.It is located in Athens Greece
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The Greeks noticed that the planets moved across the skies faster than the stars and proposed that they were Gods, going about on the business of Gods. At the time it was probably just as much whimsy as a real belief that the Gods were driving their chariots across the skies, but as with most re…
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Jason Earles birthdate is April 1977
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No idea, since football was invented by the English in 1863 it ain't relevant
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The easiest answer would be that Hercules was the strongest individual, Achilles was the most skilled fighter, and that Alexander the Great was the greatest general.Unfortunately, this answer is far from complete. The question is essentially impossible to answer. In order to answer the question in a…
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daughter of atlas, prisoner of ogygia, percy's love interest im sorry i don't know the instrument!
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Valentine's Day Gifts for a New LoveIf you are a guy then red roses are usually a good start. Red is for "love" according to Westernized symbolism. The shorter the stem on the rose the less expensive it is. You could give her 1 red rose with a bow around it and a nice card if you are short on cash.T…
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The Ancient Greeks did not know much about the Earth. They developed deities that were personifications of worldly things to provide answers to things beyond their knowledge. Also the Greek gods embodied specific emotions and characteristics, making them somewhat imperfect. For example, Poseidon emb…
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There is a historical aspect to The Iliad (as demonstrated by passages like the list of ships) that could lead one to believe that a man named Achilles may indeed have been an outstanding soldier in a war outside Troy at the time that The Iliad was supposed to have taken place.
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Jupiter- He was the king of the Roman gods, he is also the brother of Neptune and Pluto. Married to Juno but was often known to have affair with mortal women. He was also the god of the sky, and of thunder. He is the father of Hercules. And defeated the titans - including his own father Cronus.Neptu…
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Hestia goddess of magic, Hephaestus god of metal, Aphrodite goddess of love and beauty, Ares god of war, Demeter goddess of fields, Hermes god of travels, Hera goddess of marriage, Poseidon god of sea, Athene or Athena goddess of victory and courage, Zeus god of sky, Artemis goddess of the hunt and …
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Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love and beauty. Her Roman name was Venus.
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No, at least not in the sense we know. God is spirit, not flesh. If there are "spiritual clothes," then God could wear those. On the other hand, if one accepts the doctrine of the Trinity, then Jesus was God incarnated into flesh. He did wear clothes. Isaiah 6:1-3 [ Isaiah's Commission ] In the year…
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There is only one god of dream and sleep. His name is Hypnos.
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Jesus Is Not God, He Is The Only Begotten Son Of God The Father In Heaven. He Was Born Into The Flesh ( Son Of Man ) To Bear Our Sins & The Sins Of The World.The answer above leads to the question; Then why was Jesus included in the Holy Trinity?Although it makes little sense to our limited huma…
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There is not official evidence that Winston Churchill made this statement. Not a newspaper archives nor a broadcasting medium archives contain such a speech or a testimony that this quotation was made from Churchill. For those who seek undisputed statements why not try to contact a.Churchill Archiv…
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When you're a kid, lightning scares you. You parents usually give you a reason. My told me that the angels where bowling. The Greeks were like kids. They needed something...someone to blame and thank for things. They didn't have the technology to understand some things. Answer 2:I do not agree that …
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Apollo is a mythological figure who had no real birthday. The myths about him do not give a date of birth.Apollo [Απόλλων in Greek] was the great Olympian god of prophesy and oracles [the Delphi Oracle], healing, music, archery [rays of sun]. He was depicted as a young man with long hair and …
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Thanatos(Death);god of Death,child of Nix(Night) brother of Hypnos(Sleep). Hades,Polydectes (also called Pluto);Lord of the Underworld and precious metals, son of Kronos(Cronos) and Rheia(Rhea) two of the Titans and brother of Zeus. Persephone; Goddess of the underworld and daughter of Demeter. The …
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Zeus- king of the gods and lord of the skyPoseidon- god of the seaHades- god of the Underworld Athena- goddess of war strageties and skills, wisdom, and handicrafts.Ares- god of violent and bloody warHera- goddess of marriage, family, and childrenArtemis- goddess of The Hunt, the moon and children (…
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Zeus "lives" on top of Mount Olympus, the tallest mountain in Greece (2,917m or 9,570ft). Mount Olympus is "home" to all twelve Olympian gods, collectively known as the Olympians or Dodekatheon: Greek name (Roman name) Zeus (Jupiter) Hera (Juno) Poseidon (Neptune) Demeter (Ceres) Dionysus (Bacch…
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A muse is an ancient Greek mythological figure that represents the arts of drama and music. There are nine muses. Also, Muse is also the name of an awesome band.
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Supposedly, Zeus was born soon after the castration of Ouranos (Father Sky) by Cronus (Zeus' father). The youngest of 6 children, he was hidden from his father in a cave (Zeus' siblings being eaten by Cronus for fear they would overthrow him). Rhea (Zeus' mother), fed Cronus a stone in place of Zeus…
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Response What makes you think there is no heaven? God without Heaven A common misconception among Christians is that the only use for God is a promise of eternal life in Heaven. An equal misconception is that one must do all the right things — follow the rules — in order to achie…
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One answer from our community: Most indeed they did, There are many references in the bible about dragons. Many think that dragons were a myth however that is only because the term dragon is what we know now as dinosaur. The term dinosaur only arrived in the 1800's. Prior to this they were known a…
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A single god can have many names. I am not trying to suggest that all gods are actually one. I'm saying that the followers of one set religion may know Him as many different things.The Christian God has many names: Lord of Lords, God Almighty, the Alpha and Omega, Beginning and End, Wonderful Counse…
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Heel tattoos uncommon because That area of skin is very thin for starters. It's a hard area to get to hold ink very well. The majority of the time ink will bleed right out instantly. It's also an extremely sensitive and painful area of the body as well. In addition to these points, if you can get th…
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As Achilles, leader of the Myrmidon armies, continued to sulk over his mistreatment by Agamemnon by withdrawing his troops from the assault on Troy, the Achaean (Greek) army suffered severe setbacks at the hands of Trojan defenders under Hector. Patroclos, Achilles' best friend and servant, pleads…
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Daedalus created wings made from feathers for him and his son Icarus. They flew off to escape the prison. Daedalus warned Icarus that if he flew to high, the seal that he used to keep the feathers together would melt and he would fall, but he forgot his father's warning after he got the thrill of fl…
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the Olympics were originally held every four years when the Greeks created it , ( just as it is now )
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Yes, anyone who is not Muslim and passed the age of puberty will go to hell forever if they die before they become Muslim. and if a Muslim do bad stuff which is mentioned in the Quran, they also go to hell for a period of time but anyone who says Lailaha Ilala Muhammadura Sulalah (FROM HEART) will…
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Answer Predestination. Predestination We are predestined by God to go to either heaven or hell. Acts 13:48, Rom.8:29-30, 9:11-22; Eph.1:4-5, 2 Tim.1:9, Jude 1:4
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Alexander the Great, King Alexander III of Macedon, fought many battles during his lifetime and won almost all of them. Some of his biggest were; Battle of Chaeronea, Battle of the Granicus and the Battle of Issus.
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Percy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan. =D there really good
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Jehovah
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Answer non-exsisting Answer He's doing just fine since His Son rose from the dead.
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God is the powerful authority of universe as MUSLIM believe.
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Laura London baby
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NIKE (or Nicé) was the winged goddess or spirit of victory, both in battle and peaceful competition. When Zeus was gathering allies at the start of the Titan War, Styx brought her four children, Nike (Victory), Zelos (Rivalry), Kratos (Strength) and Bia (Force) into the service of the god. Nike wa…
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Why is English hard to learn? How hard or otherwise English is to learn will depend on the learner's native language. The difficulty isn't absolute. For example, if your native language is Dutch, you should find English much easier than if your native language is Hungarian or Catonese, for exampl…
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The community has said... I don't know. We'll all find out one day! Maybe, maybe not. Without empirical proof, then it's all hypothesis, conjectures and/or wishful thinking. Yes, he does... but it also depends on who you ask. By "It all depends on who you ask" I think the person who answered …
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Well, in ancient times the word 'muse' meant a goddess or something like that. But nowadays it is the name of a band ('MUSE').
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I can tell you for a fact that it's in B Flat Major
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Wrestling and gymnastics as well as their favorite, athletics. Including boxing, discus, running, javelin, and long jump. Other activities included knucklebones, playing music, and spending time talking with friends and telling stories, playing board games, playing with bow & arrows, or sling sh…
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If you read The Oedipus Trilogy its many examples of a chorus. The first chorus is: CHORUS Sweet-voiced daughter of Zeus from thy gold-paved Pythian shrine Wafted to Thebes divine, What dost thou bring me?My soul is racked and shivers with fear. (Healer of Delos,hear!) Hast thou some pain unkn…
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Zeus did not pray as he was considered  the King of the Gods
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hera threw him off stuff
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Zeus is the king of all gods apart from the big three which are Poseidon hades and himself , and the god of sky and thunder. He was the ruler of Mount Olympus and married many times. His main wife and queen Hera became angry with this and often went for vengeance, actually killing some of Zeus' othe…
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Pan was the god of forests, fields and fertility, representing also the shepherds and goatherds
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It bit her in the heel.
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Venus is the Roman equivalent of the Greek goddess Aphrodite. She is the goddess of love and beauty. Answer2: Aphrodite (Roman Venus), the goddess of fertility and love, considered to be the "sister of the Assyro-Babylonian Ishtar and the Syro-Phoenician Astarte" (Greek Mythology, by P.
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Aphrodite is the goddess of love.
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the greek gods are:   *means that that god/ess was at one time on Mount Olympus. *Zeus: god of the sky, king of the gods, ruler of mankind; brother to Posiedon, Hades, Hera(also her husband), Hestia, and Demeter. Also known as Jupiter. *Poseidon: god of seas; creator and lover of horses; lor…
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I don't really know, but a long time ago it was created by man to explain the weird things that they couldn't explain, i.e. thunder and lightning (What Zeus did when he was angry), storms, mountains, etc., so I guess its not really essential for us to know, it just helped with the explaining to the …
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Odysseus loves his home in Ithaca, and wants nothing more than to get back there.
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the Greek mythological god Apollo
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The translation of the "music of spheres" in Greek is "η αρμονία η των σφαιρών" an issue that the Greek philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras dealt with. The Greek requires a rough breathing above the first letter of the first three words, an acute accent on the 'i' of the sec…
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It is called a trident. The name comes from the word "tri" meaning "three", and "dent" meaning "tooth". Translated, it means "three-tooth".
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Answer Tom Petty is from Gainesville, Florida. He attended Howard Bishop Middle School and Gainesville High School. There is a picture of him in the front office of Howard Bishop to this day. The group Lynyrd Skynyrd was partially formed in Jacksonville, Florida. Sister Hazel got its start in Gai…
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They were the 9 Greek goddesses of the arts and science. They included: Calliope - Goddess of Poetry (eldest of the Muses, she was a lover of Apollo, and gave birth to Orpheus and Linus, two of his sons.Clio - Goddess of Historical Epics.Erato - Goddess of Love Songs and Erotic Poetry.Euterpe - Godd…
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it is a un real myth or real myth get it myth-ologytype your answer here......
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3000 years ago, Quan Am was a princess, yet, at a very young age, she realized that wealth or status was just temporarily. Therefore, she gave up her home and her status as a princess to leave home to cultivate. During her cultivation, she never stopped helping others, yet she encounterd lots of obs…
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son of Kronos born 238 b.c.
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According to the Olympian Creation myth the three one-eyed Cyclopes were the smiths of the Greek gods. Their names were Brontes, Steropes and Arges and, according to Robert Graves (Greek Myths, 1955) their "ghosts have dwelt in the caverns of the volcano Aetna since Apollo killed them in revenge for…
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Kreon, entellectual servant of thebes, when laios left the city and did not come back, Kreon became a king as an offficer and let the kingdom to oidipus when he enter the city by killing a great dragon.when oidipus dies he became a king once more to let the crown etocles and polinices to be a king o…
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No, Flora is. Proserpina, or Proserpine was the Roman goddess of springtime.
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the underworld is another word for hell for the most part,or in some beliefs purgatory, which in neither hell or heaven, if u ask from watching riddicle's of riddick, then that might be more comparable to the belief of purgatory, but either way wheather it exists or not is based soley on your own r…
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There is. In a Romanian folktale. There is an evil character that is half man, and the lower half (of course) rabbit.
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Answer Love, beauty and fertility; similar to the Greek goddess Aphrodite. Answer 2 Love and beauty, which the name of the goddess of this goddess is Aphrodite, or Venus, the most beautiful of all the goddesses, and all the guy gods fell in love with her. So that explains the love, and the be…
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yes but it is very rare but its not powers like flying or shooting lasers out of your eyes Google Stan lee's superhumans its a show about humans with super abilities
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Sparta ran on a system of democracy, therefore it had two kings who shared responsibilities. It is evident from Plutarch's; "Life of Lycurgus", that a lawgiver known by the name of Lycurgus derived the Spartan laws from the oracle at Delphi, which outlined how Sparta was to function. Within this De…
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Answer A chimera is a mythical fabled monster which has a Lions head,goats body and a serphents tail.It does not have three heads but has a combined form of three animals. Chimera can also refer to a rare person who has in one body the genetic profiles of two individuals. Such a person may have …
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Psyche was a daughter of mortals. She had two more sisters. Cupid, the god of love, fell in love with her. They had a daughter Hedone/ Pleasure. Psyche, the soul of humans, was exploited by the philosophers of the ancient times as well as by all religions. The majority accept that Psyche is immort…
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Hera is the goddess of marriage and commitment. She is also the goddess of peacocks because after Argus her body guard got bored to death by Heapesthus. Argus was the guy with eyes all over him,. Hera took his eyes off and put them on peacock feathers and that's why there is an eye looking thing at …
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Legend has it that the chain of events leading up to the Trojan War started at a royal wedding. Peleus, king of the Myrmidons, a race of people created from ants, was marrying a sea nymph named Thetis. Many gods attended the wedding, but Eris, daughter of Zeus, king of the gods, wasn't invited. She …
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Answer He was the god of war, and generally unpleasant. He loved violence and bloodshed. However, it's not fair to say that none of the other gods liked him - in some stories, he is one of Aphrodite's many lovers, and he was very close with his sister, Eris. Eris, the goddess of chaos, rode i…
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The number really depends on the tradition and stories you are folowing and if you are counting human and godly wives/children. There were literally hundreds of children. See related links below for more info.: i think 5, Dionysus, Ares, Appolo, Perseus, and Hercules If you include those 5 he had 1…
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The Ancient Greeks and Romans called a game similar to soccer called harpastan. It was played with a animal bladder on a grass field with goals at each end.
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God has no origin, and is known in Christian Theology as 'pre-eternal' which means He has no beginning and no end. God has always existed and there was never a time when God did not exist. Otherwise, there would have to be a 'creator' of God, which means someone or something higher than God, and bec…
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