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  Encyclopedia: Ananke (mythology)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Greek mythology consists of an extensive collection of narratives detailing the lives and adventures of a wide variety of gods, goddesses, heroes, and heroines, which were first envisioned and disseminated in an oral-poetic tradition.
Mythology: Nereus was the Greek 'Old Man of the Sea' and thought to be the father of the Nereids, or sea nymphs.
Mythology: Oceanus was one of the 12 Titans and was associated with the sea.
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 Mythology
Aja (Hindu mythology) In Hindu mythology, Aja is one of the descendants of the Dasaratha...
Cuba (mythology) In Roman mythology, Cuba was the goddess of infants.
Lima (mythology) In Roman mythology, Lima was the goddess of thresholds.
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 Ananke (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, Ananke (Greek Ἀνάγκη) was the personification of destiny, unalterable necessity and fate.
She was rarely worshipped until the creation of the Orphic mystery religion.
In Roman mythology, she was called Necessitas ("necessity").
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ananke_(mythology)   (99 words)

  
 Critters! Planets Section - Jupiter
In Greek mythology Callisto was a nymph, beloved of Zeus.
In Greek mythology Ananke was the personification of unalterable necessity, or fate.
In Greek mythology Pasiphae was the wife of Minos and mother, by a white bull, of the Minotaur.
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 Pan (mythology): Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
His parentage is unclear; in some legends he is the son of Zeus and in some he is the son of Hermes (Hermes: (Greek mythology) messenger and herald of the gods; god of commerce and cunning and invention and theft; identified with Roman Mercury).
The goddess of the earth, Gaia (Gaia: (Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology), received the pieces of Echo, whose voice remains repeating the last words of others.
In Roman mythology (Roman mythology: The mythology of the ancient Romans), Pan's counterpart Faunus was known as the father of Bona Dea (Bona Dea: in roman mythology, bona dea ("the good goddess") was a goddess of fertility, healing,...
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 Ananke, Greek Mythology Link.
Ananke is the powerful deity that rules compulsion, constraint, restraint, or coercion, and presides over all forms of slavery and bonds, starting with the basic necessities of life.
Ananke's dominion is experienced mainly in the physical world, and therefore she has been held responsible for the ugliness of all violent dealings deriving from her compelling power.
For when someone feels forced either to perform an evil act, or else to perform another evil act, then he might as well evoke the goddess, as when Agamemnon had to choose either to suffer the consequences of disappointing the army by not attacking Troy, or else sacrifice his daughter, the sweet flower Iphigenia.
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 Ananke
Plato called Ananke the mother of the Moirae or Fates and is the personfication of (unalterable) necessity or the force of destiny.
She was little worshipped until the advent of the Orphic mystery cult.
Article "Ananke" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 26 August 1999 (Revision 2).
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 Ananke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Asimov complained that the astronomer that named the satellite must have had a second PhD in mythology because he had to wade through 3 concordances to find a reference, which described her as mother of the fates.
Plato called Ananke the mother of the Moriae or Fates and is the personification of necessity or the force of destiny.
Ananke died due to old age on Saturday, November 17, 2001.
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 Moirae: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It is difficult to separate them from the Norns (Norns: (Norse mythology) any of the three Fates or goddesses of destiny; identified with Anglo-Saxon Wyrd; similar to Greek Moirae and Roman Parcae), the similar age-old fates, older than the gods, of a separate Indo-European tradition.
Some Greek mythographers went so far as to claim that the Moirae were the daughters of Zeus— paired with either Ananke (Ananke: in greek mythology, ananke was the mother of the moirae and adrasteia and the...
His wife, Alcestis (Alcestis: a princess in greek mythology, alcestis ("might of the home") was known for her love...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/moirae   (786 words)

  
 Sea and Sky's Tour of the Solar System: Other Jovian Moons
In Greek mythology, Elara and Zeus (Jupiter) were the parents of the giant, Titys.
In Greek mythology, Ananke and Zeus (Jupiter) were the parents of Adrastea.
In Greek mythology, Carme was the mother, by Zeus, of a Cretan goddess named Britomartis.
www.seasky.org /solarsystem/sky3f6.html   (1217 words)

  
 Ananke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
In Greek mythology, Ananke was the mother of the Moirae and Adrasteia.
Ananke is the name of a Belgian Jazz band.
It is licensed under the GNU free documentation license.
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 The Greek Goddesses - Aceso through Eutychia
Agdistis was a totally awesome figure in mythology, and I'll probably move her to the goddess section soon, because she's really not so monstrous.
In Greek mythology, Alcmene was the mother of Heracles who, after she died, was worshipped as a Goddess in Thebes and Athens.
Ananke was the Goddess of Fate and Necessity.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Ananke (mythology)
Mythology, the body of myths of a particular culture, and the study and interpretation of such myths.
A myth may be broadly defined as a narrative...
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*Ananke (moon) Ananke is a natural satellite moon of Jupiter (planet) Jupiter.
*In Greek mythology, Ananke (mythology) Ananke was the mother of the Moirae and Adrasteia.
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 Solar System: Jupiter, Facts, Figures and Mythology
Most of its satellites were named for Titans who, according to Greek mythology, were brothers and sisters of Saturn.
Named by Herschel's son John in the early 19th century for a Giant felled by Hephaestus (or Ares) in the war between the Titans and Olympian gods.
Irregular satellites are named for the Nereids, the daughters of Nereus and Doris, and the attendants of Neptune.
www.r-clarke.org.uk /planets/jupiter1.htm   (3372 words)

  
 Ananke (mythology) - TheBestLinks.com - Greek mythology, Roman mythology, Mystery religion, Adrasteia, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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Template:Greek myth (personified) In Greek mythology, the white-robed Moirae or Moerae (Greek Μοίραι – the "Apportioners," often called the Fates) were the personifications of destiny (Roman equivalent: Parcae, "sparing ones", or Fatae; also equivalent to the Germanic Norns).
The Moirae were supposed to appear three nights after a child's birth to determine the course of its life.
The Greeks variously claimed that they were the daughters of Zeus and the Titanness Themis or of primordial beings like Nyx, Chaos or Ananke.
moirae.iqexpand.com   (610 words)

  
 ananke - OneLook Dictionary Search
Ananke : Encarta® World English Dictionary, North American Edition [home, info]
Ananke : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Ananke : Columbia Encyclopedia, Six Edition [home, info]
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In Greek mythology, '''Ananke''' (Greek language Greek {{polytonicἈνάγκη}}) was the personification of destiny, unalterable necessity and fate.
{{Greek-myth-stub}} Category:Greek goddesses Category:Time and fate goddesses de:Ananke (Mythologie) es:Ananké (mitología) lt:Anankė pl:Ananke (bogini) pt:Ananke (mitologia) Concept used by american cyberneticist Norbert Wiener in a vitalistic revival of Bersgonian Time x Newtonian Time.
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 MSN Encarta - Encyclopedia Article Center - Mythology
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 The Nine Planets Glossary
English cleric and scientist; discovered the classical laws of motion and gravity; the bit with the apple is probably apocryphal.
American astronomer; discovered Lysithea, Ananke, Carme and Sinope; also did important work on sunspots.
Encyclopedia Mythica, an encyclopedia of mythology and more
www.nineplanets.org /help.html   (4842 words)

  
 The Nine Planets Solar System Tour
It's actually pretty easy to make a simple but powerful telescope.
This website is an overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of each planet and the major moons in our solar system.
Each page has my text and NASA's images, some have sounds and movies, most provide references to additional related information.
seds.org /nineplanets/nineplanets/nineplanets.html   (582 words)

  
 Additions, Greek Mythology Link.
A Mythological Sketch (excerpts from Margaret and her Friends, by Caroline Dall on Margaret Fuller's 'conversations' on mythology), linked
This page rearranges the ancient authors and works in two different ways: Table I shows their quantitative relevance, and Table II arranges a number of works following the chronological order of the stories they narrate.
Album Venus and Amor updated with 12 more images.
www.forumancientcoins.com /cparada/GML/NewsAdditions.html   (2710 words)

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