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This was one of the sources of the curse that destroyed his family: two of his sons, Atreus and Thyestes, killed a third, Chrysippus, who was his favorite son and was meant to inherit the kingdom ; Atreus and Thyestes were banished by him together with Hippodamia, their mother, who then hanged herself ; each successive generation of descendants suffered greatly by atrocious crimes and compounded the curse by committing more crimes, as the curse weighed upon Pelops ' children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren including Atreus, Thyestes, Agamemnon, Aegisthus, Menelaus, and finally Orestes, who was acquitted by a court of law convened by the gods Athena and Apollo.
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He grabbed her by the shoulders and went down on one knee, taking her weight so that some of the wind was driven out of him.
The town was about what Wilson expected: one main street with its rows of false-fronted buildings, a water tower, a few warehouses, a single hotel ; ;
In the mornings, I was informed, fluorescent tubes, similar to the one above the counter, illuminated the entire hall.
No one was behind it, but in the rear wall of the office I noticed, for the first time, a door which had been left partially open.
When they reached their neighbor's house, Pamela said a few polite words to Grace and kissed Melissa lightly on the forehead, the impulse prompted by a stray thought -- of the type to which she was frequently subject these days -- that they might never see one another again.
There was only one place where the mountain might receive her -- that unnamed, unnameable pool harbored in its secret bosom.
But she was caught in it, and she faced the terrible possibility that, if it were a dream, it was one from which she might never awaken.
At one and the same time, she was within it but still searching for the drawbridge that would give her entry.
All the doors were open at this hour except one, and it was toward this that Stevens made his way with Russ close at his shoulder.
An Ah coudn ansuh him an so Ah said ' Aw right, Ah gay-ess, an his fathuh didn uttuh one wohd an aftuh Huhmun was gone, the majuh laughed an tole me thet he an the bawh had been hevin an occasional drink t'gethuh f'ovuh a yeah, onleh an occasional one, but just the same it was behahn mah back, an Ah doan think thet's nahce at all, d'you ''??
was and sources
Mobile was to be the anchor of a chain of posts extending northward to the sources of the Tennessee River.
Their territory lay to the north, near the sources of the Alabama, the Tombigbee, the Tennessee, and Cumberland rivers, and was easily accessible to traders among the near-by Cherokees.
Among the many severe measures taken by the First Emperor, Shih Huang-ti, in his efforts to insure the continuation of this hard-won national unity, was the burning of the books in 213 B.C., with the expressed intention of removing possible sources for divergent thinking ; ;
But once Milne had, in his own words, " said goodbye to all that in 70, 000 words " ( the approximate length of his four principal children's books ), he had no intention of producing any reworkings lacking in originality, given that one of the sources of inspiration, his son, was growing older.
Agatha Christie attributed the inspiration for the character of Miss Marple to a number of sources: Miss Marple was " the sort of old lady who would have been rather like some of my grandmother's Ealing cronies – old ladies whom I have met in so many villages where I have gone to stay as a girl ".
Azerbaijani sources insist that Armenian victory was largely due to military help from Russia and the wealthy Armenian diaspora.
ΑΒΡΑΣΑΞ, which is far more common in the sources than the variant form Abraxas, ΑΒΡΑΞΑΣ ) was a word of mystic meaning in the system of the Gnostic Basilides, being there applied to the “ Great Archon ” ( Gk., megas archōn ), the princeps of the 365 spheres ( Gk., ouranoi ).
Other sources, such as Iphigenia at Aulis, claim that Agamemnon was prepared to kill his daughter, but that Artemis accepted a deer in her place, and whisked her away to Taurus in Crimea.
Accounts vary wildly with regard to this private incident and according to more modern sources, it is possible ( but exceedingly convenient ) that Claudius died of natural causes ; Claudius was 63 years old.
* Note that most ancient Roman sources are quite critical of Agrippina the Younger, because she was seen as stepping outside the conservative Roman ideals regarding the roles of women in society.
The ' far-away light ' () is a reference to St Elmo's Fire, an electrical discharge supposed by ancient Greek mariners to be an epiphany of the Dioscuri, but the meaning of the line was obscured by gaps in the papyrus until reconstructed by a modern scholar — such reconstructions are typical of the extant poetry ( see Scholars, fragments and sources below ).
Some sources state that following King Edward the Confessor's death in 1066, it was Ealdred who crowned Harold Godwinson as King of England.
Although some sources state that Ealdred attended the coronation of Emperor Henry IV, this is not possible, as on the date that Henry was crowned, Ealdred was in England consecrating an abbot.
The authors of the Handbook of British Chronology Third Edition say he was named bishop of Hereford in 1056, holding the see until he resigned it in 1060, but other sources say that he merely administered the see while it was vacant, or that he was bishop of Hereford from 1055 to 1060.
Alexios I Komnenos, Latinized as Alexius I Comnenus (, 1056 – 15 August 1118 — note that some sources list his date of birth as 1048 ), was Byzantine emperor from 1081 to 1118, and although he was not the founder of the Komnenian dynasty, it was during his reign that the Komnenos family came to full power.
After traveling up the River Stour, the fleet was met by Danish vessels that numbered 13 or 16 ( sources vary on the number ) and a battle ensued.
However, he was not, according to several sources, Dinis ' favourite son ; his half-brother, the illegitimate Afonso Sanches, enjoyed full royal favour.
According to ancient sources, ( Plutarch Theseus, Pausanias ), Amazon tombs could be found frequently throughout what was once known as the ancient Greek world.
was and curse
Even two decades ago in Go Down, Moses Faulkner was looking to the more urban future with a glimmer of hope that through its youth and its new way of life the South might be reborn and the curse of slavery erased from its soil.
Perhaps there is more truth than we are wont to admit in the conviction of that ornament of Tarheelia, Robert Ruark's grandfather, who was persuaded that the great curse of the modern world is `` all this gallivantin' ''.
In the end of the story, the arrival of Christianity dissolves the old curse that traditionally was to endure until Ragnarök.
Genesis tells us that the earth was cursed because of Adam's sin, 3: 17 but the author of John writes that in the New Jerusalem, " there will be no more curse.
Despite being attached to the curse, Colavito said that he never placed a curse on the Indians but that the trade was prompted by a salary dispute with Lane.
He was on the New York Giants coaching staff for some of those years in the 1980s when the Giants bought into the curse.
Although Cephalus was already married to Procris, Eos bore him three sons, including Phaeton and Hesperus, but he then began pining for Procris, causing a disgruntled Eos to return him to her — and put a curse on them.
The bull recounts that the Fathers interpreted the angel's address to Mary, " highly favoured one " or " full of grace ", as indicating that " she was never subject to the curse and was, together with her Son, the only partaker of perpetual benediction "; and they " frequently compare her to Eve while yet a virgin, while yet innocence, while yet incorrupt, while not yet deceived by the deadly snares of the most treacherous serpent ".
And when he realized that I was determined to study in privacy in some obscure place, and saw that he gained nothing by entreaty, he descended to cursing, and said that God would surely curse my peace if I held back from giving help at a time of such great need.
Kemp was also outspoken on immigration on around this time: according to Kemp's interpretation of a scientific index that he and Bennett support, " immigrants are a blessing, not a curse.
The cause of the riots was based on a conflict over two performances of Macbeth, and is usually ascribed to the curse.
Rashi interprets his father's statement of the naming of Noah ( in Hebrew נ ֹ ח ַ) “ This one will comfort ( in Hebrew – yeNaHamainu י ְ נ ַ ח ֲ מ ֵ נו ) from our work and our hands sore from the land that the Lord had cursed ”, by saying Noah heralded a new era of prosperity, when there was easing ( in Hebrew – nahah – נחה ) from the curse from the time of Adam when the Earth produced thorns and thistles even where men sowed wheat and that Noah then introduced the plow.
In the 18th and 19th centuries the view that Ham's sons in general had been literally " blackened " by the curse of Noah was cited as justification for black slavery.
She was also the mother of " starlike " Asterion, called by the Greeks the Minotaur, after a curse from Poseidon caused her to experience lust for and mate with a white bull sent by Poseidon.
You are the gateway of the devil ; you are the one who unseals the curse of that tree, and you are the first one to turn your back on the divine law ; you are the one who persuaded him whom the devil was not capable of corrupting ; you easily destroyed the image of God, Adam.
Because the animals were considered sacred and laws protected them from labor, receiving a gift of a white elephant from a monarch was simultaneously both a blessing and a curse: a blessing because the animal was sacred and a sign of the monarch's favour, and a curse because the animal had to be retained and could not be put to much practical use, but cost a significant amount to maintain.
The werewolves used to live specially in the region of Transdanubia, and it was thought that the ability to change into a wolf was obtained in the infant age, after the suffering of abuse by the parents or by a curse.