The world: historical and actual . liter-ature, weretransferredfrom Ath-ens to Romewith hardlyany otherchange than that of names. Cro-nos was called Saturn ; Zeus, Jupiter or Jove ; Poseidon, Neptune; Ares, Mars; Hephses- tos, Vulcan; Hermes, Mercury; Hera, Juno; Athena, Minerva; Artemis, Diana; Aphrodite, Ve nus; Hestia, Vesta; Demeter, Ceres; Dionysius,Bacchus ; Phoebus, Apollo ; Letus, Latona. TheRoman names are commonly used and will be em-ployed usually in this chapter. It has been said that with Homer and Hesiod thef irmation of the mythswas finished, and thatwith the drama andphilosophy

The world: historical and actual . liter-ature, weretransferredfrom Ath-ens to Romewith hardlyany otherchange than that of names. Cro-nos was called Saturn ; Zeus, Jupiter or Jove ; Poseidon, Neptune; Ares, Mars; Hephses- tos, Vulcan; Hermes, Mercury; Hera, Juno; Athena, Minerva; Artemis, Diana; Aphrodite, Ve nus; Hestia, Vesta; Demeter, Ceres; Dionysius,Bacchus ; Phoebus, Apollo ; Letus, Latona. TheRoman names are commonly used and will be em-ployed usually in this chapter. It has been said that with Homer and Hesiod thef irmation of the mythswas finished, and thatwith the drama andphilosophy Stock Photo
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The world: historical and actual . liter-ature, weretransferredfrom Ath-ens to Romewith hardlyany otherchange than that of names. Cro-nos was called Saturn ; Zeus, Jupiter or Jove ; Poseidon, Neptune; Ares, Mars; Hephses- tos, Vulcan; Hermes, Mercury; Hera, Juno; Athena, Minerva; Artemis, Diana; Aphrodite, Ve nus; Hestia, Vesta; Demeter, Ceres; Dionysius, Bacchus ; Phoebus, Apollo ; Letus, Latona. TheRoman names are commonly used and will be em-ployed usually in this chapter. It has been said that with Homer and Hesiod thef irmation of the mythswas finished, and thatwith the drama andphilosophy, desintegra-tion and unbelief be-gan, the personalitiesvanishing into the thinair of symbols of ideas.It has been claimed bysome that the oldmyths were born of nat-ural phenomena, anddesigned to teach les-sons in natural history.Others again insist thatmoral ideas underliethe stories of the gods.These theories are oftenadvocated with great MOUNT OLYMPUS. gkm ;UK1 ingenuity. It is obvious, that natural and ethical meanings can be. -r<r (120) -BV ^J5 81 GREEK AND ROMAN MYTHOLOGY. 12 I =£l£- put into them, and the myths made to do importantservice by way of illustration; but there is no goodreason to suppose that any philosophical basis canbe discovered historically for the gods of Greece andRome. They grew up gradually out of theooze of ignorance and superstition, and all attemptsto etherealize that mud are futile. As well try toestablish the identity of the alluvia of the Nile andthe manna of the wilderness. The home of thegods was Mount Olympus and their king was Jupi-ter. He was elected to that position by the suf-frage of his brothers and sisters. The Greek mindwould not allow the doctrine of the divine rightof kings, even in heaven. Jupiter was indeed called the father of gods and men, but it was no suchpaternity as the Jews attribute to Jehovah, and theChristians to the Deity of their worship. Jupiterwas surely the elder son of Saturn, and the latterthe youngest son o

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