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" JUPITER presented to the view when the purple embroidered veil which hung before him fell to the ground and exhibited the Father of Gods and Men in all the glories of which the greatest spirits of antiquity could conceive and execute the idea. The Olympic... "
Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical - Page 390
by Christopher Wordsworth - 1859 - 452 pages
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Greece: Pictorial, Descriptive, and Historical

Christopher Wordsworth - Greece - 1844 - 502 pages
...Olympian JUPITEB presented to the view when the purple embroidered veil which hung before him descended to the ground and exhibited the Father of Gods and...the summer solstice. Contrasted with the particular teras which served for the chrono* iğr ARUfM rKOM TUB UATE or MOMpeculiar attention. While the succession...
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Grecian and Roman Mythology

Mary Ann Dwight - Mythology, Classical - 1849 - 516 pages
...Olympian Jove presented to the view when the purple embroidered veil which hung before him descended to the ground, and exhibited the father of Gods and...for five days, and terminated on the full moon which preceded the summer solstice. Contrasted with the particular aeras which served for the chronological...
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The Odes of Pindar

Pindar - Poetry - 1852 - 476 pages
...praises were celebrated, frequently in the loftiest strains of poetry. (From Wordneorth's Greece.) The Olympic games were celebrated once in four years....the summer solstice. Contrasted with the particular eras which served for the chronological arrangement of events in distinct provinces of Greece, the...
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The Odes of Pindar

Pindar - Athletics - 1852 - 486 pages
...praises were celebrated, frequently in the loftiest strains of poetry. fFrom Wwdxivm-th's Greece.) The Olympic games were celebrated once in four years....the summer solstice. Contrasted with the particular eras which served for the chronological arrangement of events in distinct provinces of Greece, the...
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The Odes of Pindar: Literally Translated Into English Prose

Pindar, Dawson William Turner - Athletics - 1872 - 478 pages
...praises were celebrated, frequently in the loftiest strains of poetry. (From Wordsworth's Greece.) The Olympic games were celebrated once in four years....the summer solstice. Contrasted with the particular eras which served for the chronological arrangement of events in distinct provinces of Greece, the...
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Notes and extracts in illustration of A slight sketch of universal history

Richard Simpson (of Lower Clapton.) - 1875 - 768 pages
...Olympian Jupiter presented to the view when the purple embroidered veil, which hung before him, descended to the ground, and exhibited the Father of Gods and...of antiquity could conceive and execute the idea. — C. Wm dswurth. A fertile soil unfavourable to tlie preservation of Antiquities. It is a consequence...
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Grecian and Roman Mythology

Mary Ann Dwight - Mythology, Classical - 1882 - 600 pages
...Olympian Jove presented to the view when the purple embroidered veil which hung before him descended to the ground, and exhibited the father of Gods and...games were celebrated once in four years. They lasted tor five days. and terminated on the full moon which preceded the summer solstice. Contrasted with...
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The Story of Greece

James Albert Harrison - Greece - 1885 - 570 pages
...Olympian Zeus presented to the people when the purple-embroidered veil which hung before him slipped to the ground and exhibited the Father of Gods and Men in all the glories which the greatest spirits of antiquity could conceive and execute.* Only yesterday, one might say,...
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The Story of Greece

James Albert Harrison - Greece - 1885 - 558 pages
...Olympian Zeus presented to the people when the purple-embroidered veil which hung before him slipped to the ground and exhibited the Father of Gods and Men in all the glories which the greatest spirits of antiquity could conceive and execute.* Only yesterday, one might say,...
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