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#123930 - 02/26/04 03:48 PM Re: genuine
Athena, Aphrodite, iceberg.
#123931 - 02/26/04 03:49 PM Re: genuine
Aphrodite, OTOH, sprang from the foam on the ocean that billowed up after Ouranos' genitalia were lopped off by Kronos and thrown in. I never did understand Botticelli putting her on the halfshell. Something to do with Santiago as a slogan and les coquilles Saint Jacques no doubt.
#123932 - 02/26/04 04:26 PM Re: genuine
As did the iceberg, IIRC.
#123933 - 02/26/04 04:46 PM Re: genuine
The lechuga or the the tip off the glacier?
#123934 - 02/27/04 12:21 AM Re: genuine
Athene's mother was Mnemosyne, the goddess of memory. Zeus was told that if Mnemosyne had a son, he would dethrone Zeus as Zeus had his father, the aforesaid Chronos. So when Mnemosyne became pregnant, Zeus turned her into a fly and swallowed her.
#123935 - 02/27/04 06:00 AM Re: genuine
I don't know why he swallowed that fly.
Perhaps he'll die.
#123936 - 10/11/05 01:07 AM Re: genuine tongues
I would use glossalgia for pain in the tongue without stimulus, and glossodynia for pain caused by some form of stimulation which would not usually cause pain. But that's just me.
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