And the god roamed over the hills scourged with a greater fire. The king of Kolchis was a very powerful man with a direct linage to the god Helios [Sun] This is the oldest object in the temple. Of these things I will make no further mention. He maddened Dionysos to offer his treasures to the bride, life's merry heart and the ruddy vintage of the grape; he goaded to love the lord of the trident, that he might bring the sea-neighbouring maid a double lovegift, seafaring battle on the water and varied dishes for the table. Helios mocks at me, and arms the offspring of Astris, the warrior Deriades his own daughter's son, to destroy the Bassarides of womanmad Dionysos and to rout the love-stricken Satyroi Satyrs of Bromios. Now longshot Eros made no delay.
Fairbanks Greek rhetorician C3rd A. Now the painter glorifies this tale and shows his pity for Andromeda in that she was given over to the Ketos Sea-Monster. Startled by his beauty, she drips hot oil from the lamp and wakes him. Homer does not mention Eros, and Hesiod, the earliest author that mentions him, describes him as the cosmogonic Eros. Then I will give you one of Zeus's lovely toys, the one that his fond nurse Adresteia made for him in the Idaian cave when he was still a child and liked to play. There was also a donkey standing at the threshold of the gate, who was regularly put out for hire by the poor man, his owner, and it just so happened that the family of the bride had decided to hire this very donkey so that the bride would not bruise her feet on the rough road.
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In fact the wound was deeper than it seemed, though unperceived at first. Zeus was the butt--for all his greatness he bowed his neck to Eros the nobody! Greek Lyric I C6th B. Indeed I fear not the strength of Enyalios [Ares], it will not weary me to flog Ares when he is shackled by the delightful cestus. Grant Roman mythographer C2nd A.
Description: Before the existence of gender dichotomy, Eros functioned by causing entities to separate from themselves that which they already contained. None of her attendants has remained with her; Kharis Charis, Grace has gone, Peitho Seduction has vanished, Pothos Sexual Longing the inconstant has left her; she had none to send but me. Then Eros came quickly up to the maiden hard by, and struck both divinities with two arrows. Or I will leave my arrows and the fiery belt of my quiver, I will lash Phoibos [Apollon] a willing victim with cords of laurel leaves, holding him bound in a belt of speaking iris.