Friday, March 31, 2017

TFBT: Quotes and Links, Part XI

  “For while this council-hall is filling, it is good to be silent,” The Eumenides 570
For safety officers everywhere; "Behold, it is written before me: I will not keep silence,”Isaiah 65:6"

Foolish man, anger amidst woes is not suitable.

Five rubles for every tail handed in. They handed out 2.5 million rubles before they discovered a factory ... making tails out of wolfskins. Dumas

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Mahatma Gandhi

 Filos to Nagy; I learned...different translation you had for "lethe", which is to be "disconnected" as opposed to "forget." CB22.1x

“Father of men and gods (or)...son of Cronus. The first is the Olympian.  The other has worrying “ despotic “ features;  " Philippe Rousseau

Fasten your seatbelts. It's going to be a bumpy night.

Eurotas...flowed as a tributary into Helen's immortal myth.

Euripides Bacchae 881 and 901 "beautiful is near and dear forever."

Erwin Rohde wrote that the Python at Delphi was an earth spirit, who was conquered by Apollo, and buried under the Omphalos,

"Erinyes; We drive murderers from their homes.
Athena; And where is the end of exile for a killer?
Erinyes;  Where happiness is not a custom."

Eos' epithet "early-born" indicates her father Hyperion was first out of the womb, so she was early born among the 2nd generation Titans?

Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise:..Psa 100:4  

"Elpenor’s death occurs at a moment moving from sleep to wafefulness.    Stamatia Dova,  Greek Heroes in and out of Hades."

Elpenor as uninitiated, the companion who is not meant to become "disthanes" (twice-died). Stamatia Dova,  Greek Heroes in and out of Hades

"Eleusis...the great and unutterable mysteries,   STUDIES IN ORPHISM: by F. S. Da ow, A. M., Ph.D. (Harv.)

"Electra; What shall we get mom for Mothers Day?
Orestes; Well sis, she needs a new axe"

"Electra; Mom, what should I get dad for Father's Day?
Clytemnestra; Agamemnon will need a new bathrobe."

Earth will cry out forbidding me to touch her,the sea and the river-springs will refuse me a crossing,

Don't let the fear of losing what you have and lose what God has intended for you.

“Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing people showed hospitality to angels without knowing it.” Hebrews 13:2

Don’t wait! Build ye houses & dwell in them & plant gardens & eat the fruit of them; Take ye wives & beget sons & daughters  Jer 29:5-6

Doesn't Haides mean son of Ha?

Nanna means grandmother in Arabic.  Love that word.

Do Olympian gods bath?  Or just goddesses?

Dissolute queens&bloodthirsty kings have always been the most lavish patrons of the saints. Adventures in Czarist Russia” Alexandre Dumas

Dio Chrysostomus found it absurd that, after Helen’s abduction by Paris, neither the Dioskouroi nor Menelaus...gave chase (Or. 11.60,69,72).

Didn't know Hephaestus' daughter wed Nilus

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