Essays Tagged: "Hermes"

Zeus Greek god

"legal" wives. His children were Athene, Ares, Hephaistos, Hebe, Ailithyia, Aphrodite, Persephone, Hermes, Dionysos, Erse, Hekate, the twins Apollon and Artemis, the three Fates, Eunomie, Dike, Eiren ...

(2 pages) 111 2 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Dionysus and Semele

was able to rescue her unborn child, Dionysus, and hid him in his sideuntil it was ready to be born.Hermes carried Dionysus to be cared for by the nymphs of Nysa-the loveliest of earth's valleys.(Hami ...

(2 pages) 28 0 2.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A made-up dispute between Hephaestus & Aphrodite

s Hephaestus was walking down Rhea Street on Mount Olympus, he noticed his wife, Aphrodite, kissing Hermes, the messenger-God, next to the area's one and only Burger God (very well-known for its char- ... r-broiled Whoppers).'Wait just a tootin' minute,' he said aloud to himself. 'Why is my wife kissing Hermes? She is supposed to be devoted to me!' He was furious. It was very rare when Hephaestus becam ...

(5 pages) 31 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

A complete description of the Greek god Hermes.

HermesEnglish/Greek MythologyHermes the messenger of gods; this is the title given to one of the mos ... messenger of gods; this is the title given to one of the most fascinating gods in Greek mythology. Hermes (also called Mercury) is a god that is a big symbol for many things today. This Greek god is ... reatest god of all, went out and impregnated Maia, the daughter of Atlas. The Next morning she bore Hermes, who was born in a cave on Mount Cyllene in Arcadia. It is said that Hermes got away from his ...

(2 pages) 108 3 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

All the main buildings in the acropolis.

unusual plan.Furthermore old pieces of art were kept in the cella like the ancient wooden statue of Hermes, the xoanon, which was blessed by Cecrops, a folding-chair made by the father of arts Daedalu ... and Erechtheus, of Hephaistos, of the hero Boutes, of the Thyechoos, and the very ancient xoanon of Hermes, all had to be accommodated harmoniously. Lastly the room, which would have to be found for t ...

(5 pages) 62 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

The Odyssey.

known to the suitors, Odysseus is still alive. Calypso has imprisoned him on her island. Zeus sends Hermes to rescue Odysseus from Calypso. Hermes persuades Calypso to let Odysseus build a ship and le ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Aphrodite: Goddess of Love And Beauty

children named Deimos, Phobos, and a daughter named Harmonia. She also had flings with Dionysus and Hermes. There were only three deities who could resist the passions of Aphrodite. They were Athena, ... legendary, Dionysus, resulted in the birth of Priapus, Hephaistos, her husband who she cheated on, Hermes, the result was a child named Hermaphroditus. Aphrodite became the protectress of sailors. Sh ...

(7 pages) 75 0 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Golden Age Of Greece

became trees.Some of the gods were Zeus, who was the ruler of all the gods, Hera was his wife, and Hermes was his messenger. Artemis was the goddess of the moon, and Apollo was the god of the sun. Po ...

(4 pages) 42 0 4.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Compare and contrast the characters and actions of Athene and Hermes.

Athene and Hermes were great influences in Greek mythology and attributed to the twelve Olympians. Both divinit ... e dealt with war and wisdom, the other was the god of commerce and messenger of the gods.Athene and Hermes were half siblings and were linked by their father Zeus. Athene was born under weird circumst ... ded in producing offspring. Her birth also forms her character and a basis to the actions she takes.Hermes was born of Maia, goddess of the clouds, and Zeus. His character and actions were clearly sho ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Book 8 of "the Odyssey"

d is sleeping with the Goddess Aphrodite behind Hephaestus' back. Hephaestus' friend and messenger, Hermes, becomes aware of the affair taking place and informs Hephaestus. Cunning Hephaestus, upset a ... tells his wife that he is leaving to visit his favorite city, Lemnos. During his short trip he has Hermes spy on the two, so that when they lie down together and get caught in the chains, he can info ...

(5 pages) 1149 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

My Opinion on Athena

ddess. I chose this piece of art because it was a beautiful picture that caught my eye. I like that Hermes is in the art work also. I think that Athena is a goddess that I like because she likes to he ... of this portrait is things seen in everyday life. Just like the animals and clouds. Both Athens and Hermes are dressed in a woven like cloth not covering their whole body. They both are also holding a ...

(1 pages) 21 0 1.7 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Marijuana: Friend Or Foe

ts that the first woven fabrics may have been made from cannabis fibers between 8000 and 7000 B.C. (Hermes & Galperin, 1992). This is the earliest known use of the plant. Although Cannabis had its ... l as its usefulness in treating rheumatism, menstrual pains, gout, constipation, and forgetfulness (Hermes & Galperin, 1992). The Chinese were not the only ones to use cannabis as medicine. It was ...

(5 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


essel). On one side of the vessel it had Hercules wrestling with Nemean Lion, flanked by Athena and Hermes. On the other side it had Dionysus (the God of wine), and he is dinning with his wife, with A ...

(1 pages) 358 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Mercury In Greek Mythology

Mercury, known in Greek mythology as Hermes, is probably one of the most well known gods in Rome. He is also one of the most liked deitie ...

(2 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


nze jar for thirteen months. Luckily he was found by Eriboea the twin giant's step-mom and she told Hermes the god of roads and he let Ares out. Ares was also hurt many times by Athena and Hercules.Ar ...

(1 pages) 1586 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Summary Of Sirens Of Titan

The Blessing of Hermes The Sirens of Titan is a story about a New England aristocrat Winston Niles Rumfoord, who enc ...

(5 pages) 3522 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Myth Of Perseus Vs. The Movie Clash Of The Tit

erent routes on his journey to find Medusa. During the myth, Perseus was accompied with Athena and Hermes as a guide and to help. He and his crew used a boat to sail across the seas to find Medusa. ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Art Museum Collection.(Final Paper)

orld. I will begin with the visual pieces then move on to architecture, literature and lastly music.Hermes of Olympia.This first piece is called Hermes of Olympia. It is a Greek sculpture; here is a l ... re; here is a link to that sculpture for viewing . "Title: "Hermes of Olympia" Class: Free-standing statue, Material: Marble, Height: 2.20 metres, Context: Disc ...

(16 pages) 83 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

A Synopsis of Oddyseus' Trip

f Circe. There Odysseus sent out spies who were turned into swine by Circe. But with some help from Hermes, Odysseus was able to go to Circe and free his men. He also was able to get her to tell him w ... vived. After days of drifting, he landed Calypso's islandand was there for years. Finally Zues sent Hermes to have Calypso release him and help Odysseus get away. He built a raft and was sent out ot s ...

(4 pages) 893 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Greek Gods Drama

tup:Underlined-Extra EmphasisBold-Extra PronunciationItalics-Expand Tone/Key PointScene OneIn Which Hermes is Offended.Narrator: One day, in ancient Greece (Or present Greece, whichever gets the bette ... , then dies.)Ares: (Indignant grunt) Humph! The fool. (Exit Stage Left)(End Scene)Scene TwoIn where Hermes speaks to Zeus(Hermes Enters looking mad, and bewildered. Already In the room is Zeus. )Herme ...

(3 pages) 10 1 1.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama