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  Cecrops I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cecrops judged the olive tree to be the superior gift, for the olive tree brought wood, oil and food, and consequently accepted Athena as their patron.
Cecrops I was the father of three daughters: Herse, Pandrosus and Aglaurus.
Cecrops' son Erysichthon predeceased him and he was succeeded by Cranaus.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cecrops   (326 words)

  
 Athens, Greek Mythology Link.
King Cecrops 1, who had a body compounded of man and serpent, was a so called "son of the soil", although sometimes he is called son of Gaia.
Because Cecrops 1 witnessed that Athena had been the first to plant the olive, the twelve gods who had been appointed as arbiters by Zeus, decided in her favour.
Cecrops 2 was succeeded by his son Pandion 4, who reigned in Athens until he was expelled by the sons of Metion 1, and having emigrated to Megara, he was later proclaimed king of that city.
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 Cecrops
In Greek mythology, Cecrops ("face with a tail") was half-man and half-snake.
Cecrops was Metion's and Pandorus's brother, if he was, in fact, the son of Erichthronius.
Athena became the patron goddess of the city of Athens, in a competition with Poseidon which Cecrops judged.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ce/Cecrops.html   (195 words)

  
 TEST SITE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
King Cecrops 1, who had a body compounded of man and serpent, was a so called "son of the soil" and sometimes he is called son of ="GaiaGaia.
Because Cecrops 1 witnessed that ="AthenaAthena had been the first to plant the olive, the twelve gods who had been appointed as arbiters by ="ZeusZeus, decided in her favour.
Cecrops 2 was succeeded by his son Pandion 4, who reigned in Athens until he was expelled by the sons of Metion 1 and, having emigrated to ="MegaraMegara, he was later proclaimed king of that city.
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 Cecrops I -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cecrops was a culture-hero, teaching the (A resident of Athens) Athenians marriage, reading and writing, and ceremonial burial.
Cecrops I was the father of three daughters: (Click link for more info and facts about Herse) Herse, (Click link for more info and facts about Pandrosus) Pandrosus and (Click link for more info and facts about Aglaurus) Aglaurus.
Cecrops' son Erysichthon predeceased him and he was succeeded by (Click link for more info and facts about Cranaus) Cranaus.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/C/Ce/Cecrops_I.htm   (374 words)

  
 cecrops
Apollo told him that the olive was the sign of Athena and the spring the sign of Poseidon and that it was incumbent on the people to decide which god they preferred to have as their city's namesake and tutelary deity.
Cecrops had the upper parts of a man and the lower parts of a beast, and for this reason he was twin-natured.
Cecrops laid down laws so that men had intercourse with them openly and were contented with one wife.
www.chass.utoronto.ca /classics/Course_Materials/cla204mcm/cecrops.html   (806 words)

  
 [No title]
Cecrops reached for his pistol inside his coat, and then found out he wasn't wearing his coat and hence was not in posession of his pistol.
Cecrops walked around to the front of door the warehouse, tossed the Sponge's pistol at it, heard the noise as it hit the door, and watched a veritable hail of bullets pass through it.
Cecrops was assuming that those inside the building were as low on ammunition as the two he had already faced, who had ran out surprisingly quickly.
www.jihad.net /homefront/cecrops9.txt   (3396 words)

  
 [No title]
Cecrops asked back, "Would that be me 'you idiot' or him 'you idiot'?" This drew a chuckle from the soldiers who had gathered to watch the duel.
Cecrops tried to use some fancy footwork in conjunction with blocking, but nearly lost his balance, mainly because he was tired from the morning's hike.
Cecrops was caught by surprise, and was barely ducked the blow.
www.jihad.net /homefront/cecrops6.txt   (975 words)

  
 Envy, Greek Mythology Link.
King Cecrops 1, who sprang from the soil [see AUTOCHTHONOUS], and sometimes is called son of Gaia, had a body compound of man and serpent.
He was a contemporary of the utterly impious Lycaon 2, who sacrificed a human baby on the altar of Zeus, and was punished for this outrage by being turned into a wolf.
When he was still a baby, she put him in a chest and committed it to Pandrosus, one of the daughters of Cecrops 1, not telling her what there was within, and forbidding her to open it.
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 Athens
Cecrops, half-man, half-snake, was said to have been born from the soil of Attica.
Cecrops was a peaceful king and was credited for the first progress of civilization in Attica : the building of cities, burial of the dead, and even sometimes the invention of writing.
Cecrop, before dying, handed his kingdom over to him, because he was then the most powerful citizen of Athens.
plato-dialogues.org /tools/loc/athens.htm   (5201 words)

  
 Geographia: Mainland Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Attica was ruled by two early kings, Actaeüs and the earth-born Cecrops, half-man, half-serpent.
Cecrops had a body and head of man, but a tail of a serpent.
Cecrops (earth-born, 1st king?), Cranaüs, Amphictyon, Erichthonius, Pandion I, Erechtheus, Cecrops, Pandion II, Aegeus, Theseus, Menestheus, Demophon.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/mainland.html   (2734 words)

  
 Chapter XXI
Cecrops was startled by the relative small size of the man who stood before him and he met the Chinese ruler’s appraising gaze evenly.
Cecrops merely tightened his grip and pulled Khan closer to him until he towered over the Chinese man. He leaned over until their foreheads were nearly touching.
Cecrops was content to watch and learn, though he was introduced to a young woman who had caught his fancy and he spent a bit of time with her as well.
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 Whoosh! Episode Guide: LOST MARINER
Cecrops tells Gabrielle that Xena probably died in the crash; if she did not she was better off than Gabrielle who will forever be trapped on his ship.
Cecrops tells Gabrielle to think about what she was doing before asking her friend to join her aboard the vessel.
"Cecrops considers her for a moment." Then he tells her the story about how he came to be cursed as a result of the contest...
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 House of Athens
Cecrops and the people thought that olive tree was more useful than salt-water well, so they awarded the city to the goddess and named the city after her – Athens.
Cecrops (Cecrops II) was the eldest son of Erechtheus and Praxithea.
Cecrops II should not be confused with Cecrops I.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/athens.html   (3057 words)

  
 [No title]
When Cecrops was satisfied that all of the men had arrived, he began.
There were plenty of guns, as Rooker said, and Cecrops had found one of the same make as the machine gun he took off the Sponge Minions.
Cecrops then called the other groups and gave directions to them in a similar manner.
www.jihad.net /homefront/cecrops7b.txt   (1636 words)

  
 True Nature
In Greek mythology, Cecrops was the legendary king of Athens whom Poseidon condemned to be forever lost at sea.
Since Cecrops was unable to undo the curse, Athena offered him immortality and a form of hope -- hope that someday love would redeem and set Cecrops free.
Cecrops' example is testament to the nature of humans as a whole.
www.sjdccd.cc.ca.us /org/deltawinds/DWOnline01/truenature.html   (1013 words)

  
 Xena Fanfic by Copperfox   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cecrops risked a glance toward Joxar, saw that he was down--and saw that Gorsoros was trying to remove Aphrodite's rope from Velasca.
Cecrops heard this, realized that his stalemate with Velasca was no longer doing any good--and, with a sudden twist, yanked himself out of her arms and ran at Callisto.
Cecrops was about to charge at both of them to gain Hercules another moment for recovery...when the air grew sweet, and Aphrodite was standing in the way of the two lesser goddesses, her cloud growing behind her to conceal the two heroes.
www.geocities.com /Broadway/Alley/6102/cecrops4.html   (8850 words)

  
 Cecrops & Athena
For Theseus were all the myths of Athens, because he used to be one of its kings, but before we go into the myth of Theseus, let us first talk about Athens, the most beautiful, the most rich, the most glorious city of all ancient Greece.
Athens, during Cecrops ruling was called Cecropia, from its king's name.
And because nobody was giving in, they called on Cecrops and told him that each on of them is going to offer a divine present to the city and its people and Cecrops was to choose one.
www.steliart.com /theseus_cecrops_and_athena.html   (406 words)

  
 Cecrops
He taught the inhabitants to bury the dead, get married and how to read and write.
In his reign Poseidon and Athena contended for the lordship of Attica, and Cecrops decided in the favor of Athena.
The citadel, or Acropolis, of Athens was named Cecropia in his honor.
www.pantheon.org /articles/c/cecrops.html   (93 words)

  
 [No title]
Cecrops!" "Yeah?" "Finish your meal quickly, we are leaving as soon as possible." "No problem." Cecrops finished the rest of his hamburger in four bites, and sucked down the last of his StickyShake[tm].
Cecrops grabbed his duffle and obligingly followed the Brother of Grimace out of the building and towards a deserted trainyard.
Cecrops breathed a sigh of relief when he saw the portal close at the Brother's command.
www.jihad.net /homefront/cecrops4.txt   (1164 words)

  
 The Season of Change 8-10 - hobbes
Cecrops sipped at a goblet of wine, somewhat annoyed by the behavior of the King.
Cecrops and another young man propped the ladders up against the back side of the building as the others pulled out the large sheet of heavy canvas they had carried with them.
Cecrops and Anteros pulled flattened iron bars from their belts and began carefully breaking the loose wood from the wall until they had a hole large enough to bring the children through.
www.amazontrails.com /xena/season4.htm   (10319 words)

  
 The Misadventures of Anya Part 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cecrops is from Xena:WP and is owned by Renaissance Pictures and Universal MCA.
Cecrops began placing a trail of kisses at the back of Anya's neck.
She pointed at one of the cuffs it opened freeing Cecrops.
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 The Misadventures of Anya Part 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cecrops went to the bathroom to empty his bladder.
Cecrops smiled as he went over to the shaving foam box and picked up a razor and can.
Hours later Cecrops and Anya were snuggled up to each other with smiles on their faces.
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 The Lost Mariner - www.ezboard.com
Cecrops being immortal didn't understand why his friend did it and this made Cecrops examine a few things, a good way of walking him into what he had to discover.
I don't think Cecrops would have let anything bad happen to her but he probably would have had to bust a few heads before they left her alone.
I enjoyed the scenes between Xena and Cecrops below decks as well - LL always did her best work when playing against a strong supporting actor, and Todd is about as strong as you can get.
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 Cecrops --  Encyclopædia Britannica
He acted as arbiter during the dispute between the deities Athena and Poseidon for the possession of...
Aglauros died with her sisters by leaping in fear from the Acropolis after seeing the infant Erechthonius, a human with a serpent's tail.
The years are reckoned backward from the archonship of Diognetus and further specified by the reigns of kings or the archons of Athens.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9021966   (523 words)

  
 Redbanded Hairstreak, Calycopis cecrops (Fabricius) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae)
The redbanded hairstreak is a very attractive butterfly and is one of our most common hairstreaks throughout the southeastern United States in dry open woods and wooded neighborhoods.
Egg of the redbanded hairstreak, Calycopis cecrops (Fabricius).
Larva of the redbanded hairstreak, Calycopis cecrops (Fabricius).
edis.ifas.ufl.edu /BODY_IN265   (603 words)

  
 Art Bulletin, The: From Ovid's Cecrops to Rubens's City of God in The Finding of Erichthonius   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The transitory character of all things as an aspect of a preordained natural course is a common them in Peter Paul Rubens's written and painted musings on the world.
Rather, the poet begins with the moment shown in Rubens's painting: the daughters of the Athenian King Cecrops (Herse, Aglauros, and Pandrosos), whom Athena had charged with the safekeeping of the basket holding Erichthonius, break their oath to the virgin goddess by uncovering the offspring of this divine indiscretion (Metamorphoses 2.552ff.).
No sooner has the reader been introduced to Erichthonius than Ovid decides to interrupt this story with an unusually long digression into a few seemingly unrelated transformations, so as to pick up the narrative at a much later moment, when one of these three royal daughters (Herse) catches the eye of Hermes.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0422/is_1_86/ai_n6132151   (1398 words)

  
 Erechtheum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Erechtheum housed the tomb of Erechtheus, the statue of Athena Polias and the cult of Poseidon.
Erechtheus was an early king of Athens and was regarded, along with Cecrops, another early king, as the original ancestor
This is the spot where, according to the myth, Athena caused an olive tree to grow when she was contesting Poseidon for the honor of being the patron divinity of Athens.
depthome.brooklyn.cuny.edu /classics/dunkle/athnlife/erechths.htm   (199 words)

  
 Cecrops
The scenes between the two in LM were touching in their gentility and, I hope we all caught, how much Tarae (Cecrop's lost love) and Gabby are alike.
I was most impressed by his performance in ST Deep Space 9 as Jake Sisko and also Cecrops in Xena.
Hearing that Cecrops won't be returning is extremely dissappointing.
chugg.net /Content-Xena/Cecrops.html   (900 words)

  
 CECROPS (Ke,cpo,ti) - Online Information article about CECROPS (Ke,cpo,ti)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CECROPS (Ke,cpo,ti) - Online Information article about CECROPS (Ke,cpo,ti)
autochthones of Attica, Cecrops is represented as human in the upper See also:
January 1895) endeavours to show that Cecrops is the See also:
encyclopedia.jrank.org /CAU_CHA/CECROPS_Kecpoti_.html   (306 words)

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