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A son of Poseidon, and Lord of the Winds. He figures in the Odyssey, where Odysseus encounters him and is given a bag containing all the winds (except the one which blows toward Ithaka); Odysseus' sailors open it however, and raise a storm....
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Belladonna: Correspondences
Atropa belladonna Poison Folk Names: Banewort, Black Cherry, Deadly Nightshade, Death's Herb, Devil's Cherries, Divale, Dwale, Dwaleberry, Dwayberry, Fair Lady, Great Morel, Naughty Man's Cherries, Sorcerer's Berry, Witch's Berry Gender: Feminine Planet:...
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Mandrake: Correspondences
Mandragora officinale Poison Folk Names: Alraun, Anthropomorphon, Baaras, Brain Thief, Circeium, Circoea, Galgenmannchen, Gallows, Herb of Circe, Haxenmannchen, Ladykins, Mandragen, Mandragor, Mannikin, Racoon Berry, Semihomo, Wild Lemon, Womandrake, Sorcerer'...
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Persephone had no real title or position in the world of Olympian gods and goddesses.
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Grade 9 FSA ELA Reading Practice Test Answer Key
In this excerpt from Homer's Odyssey, the Greek king Odysseus tells of his encounter .... What advice from Circe is essential for Ulysses and his men to prepare.
The Stag on Circe's Island: An Exegesis of a Homeric Digression - jstor
In his comments on the Circe episode, Denys Page calls attention to the dis- ... When Odysseus arrives on Circe's island, he and his crew spend two days.
Signifying Circe in Toni Morrison's "Song of Solomon" - jstor
SIGNIFYING CIRCE 407 when he finally arrives home in Ithaca.7 Circe plays an important role in Odysseus' visit to the Underworld. After spending a year.
Circe and Ulysses - Sweet Briar College
Circe and Ulysses (1493 woodcut, collection SBC) (fig. 1) was created in. Nuremberg, Germany by Michael Wolgemut (1434/71519) and possibly Albrecht Dürer.
The So-called Hell and Sinners in the Odyssey and Homeric ...
cosmos, Hades, asphodels, Circe, Odysseus, Sisyphos. 1. Odysseus Crosses the Ocean.

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The Odyssey; Quests review – Homer, Tom Waits and a one-woman whirlwind
The sea, wine-dark, billowing around Odysseus's ship. Alan Vincent, as the chief suitor, prowling the stage with baleful, psychopathic delicacy.
Mark Bruce Company: The Odyssey review – Homer on the dance floor
The monsters he encounters are filtered through a contemporary form of nightmare: Polyphemus is a lecherous Santa Claus, Circe is an S&M disco queen who dances tauntingly with a stageful of masked swine. Music from Mark Lanegan to Mozart drives ...
Aeneid Book VI: Seamus Heaney's miraculous return from literary afterlife
(Circe tells Odysseus to visit the underworld in The Odyssey, but the explicit directive to seek out the father is Virgil's.
Slivers of Science in Homer's 'The Odyssey'
True to the god's word, the moly renders Odysseus invulnerable to Circe's magic. He drinks her potion, eats her food and stands there as she points her wand at him.
Review: 'The Odyssey' Takes a Populist Turn as a Musical
In the Circe scene he supplies Odysseus with an enchanted flower that, when he eats it, saves him from the fate of his men and allows him to return them to human form. Later Mr. Almond sings “The Ballad of Scylla and Charybdis,” a Kurt Weill-esque song ...

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Circe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, Circe is a goddess of magic By most accounts, Circe was the daughter of ... According to Homer, Circe suggested two alternative routes to Odysseus to return to Ithaca: toward Planctae, the "Wandering Rocks", or passing  ...
SparkNotes: The Odyssey: Books 10–11
From there, Odysseus and his men travel to Aeaea, home of the beautiful witch- goddess Circe. Circe drugs a band of Odysseus's men and turns them into pigs.
Circe the Beautiful Witch - Storynory
Jul 22, 2007 Circe replied: “Lord Odysseus, if it were up to me, I would keep you here always – but I understand that you must be on your way to your home ...
The Odyssey Book 10 Summary - Shmoop
Odysseus's crew lands next on the island of Aiolia, ruled by Aiolos, the god of the ... Odysseus is supposed to eat it to keep from turning into an animal at Circe's ...
The Odyssey - Book Ten - Detailed Version - Mythweb
When we came to Circe's island, no one was eager to go exploring, but I ... But the land of Death to which Odysseus is about to journey would seem to be ...

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