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Page 223 - Gor'dius, a husbandman, but afterwards king of Phrygia, remarkable for tying a knot of cords on which the empire of Asia depended, in so very intricate a manner, that Alexander the Great, unable to unravel it, cut it to pieces.
Page 229 - Mo-ne'ta, a title of Juno Mor'phe-us, the god of sleep, dreams, &c. Mors, the goddess of death Mul'ci-ber, a title of Vulcan Mu'scs, nine daughters of Jupiter and Mnemosyne, mistresses of all the sciences, presidents of musicians and poets, and governesses of the feasts of the gods ; Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, and Urania Mu'ta, the goddess of silence N N Л2'Ш- A, the goddess of funeral songs Na'ia-des, the nymphs of rivers, &c.
Page 228 - Bacchus, or, as some say, Silenus, had the power given him of turning whatever he touched into gold.
Page 233 - Py'thon, a huge serpent produced from the mud of the deluge, which Apollo killed, and, in memory thereof, instituted the Pythian games...
Page 227 - Laom'edon. A king of Troy, killed by Hercules for denying him his daughter Hesione after he had delivered her from the sea-monster.
Page 232 - This'be, two fond lovers of Babylon, who killed themselves by the same sword, and were the occasion of turning the berries of the mulberry-tree, under which they died, from white to...
Page 213 - Thetis, a goddess of the sea. who, being dipped by his mother in the river Styx, was invulnerable in every part except his right heel, by which she held...
Page 234 - Paphlagonia, who, serving up the limbs of his son Pelops to try the divinity of the gods, was plunged to the chin in a lake of hell, and doomed to everlasting thirst, as a punishment for his barbarity.