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  The Flood, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
The island of Atlantis, for example, was swallowed up by the sea, and vanished with the third of the floods which preceded the deluge in the age of Deucalion 1.
But Deucalion 1, who was adviced by his father Prometheus 1 in advance, constructed a chest, and having stored it with provisions, he embarked in it with his wife Pyrrha 1.
He also escaped the flood in the time of Deucalion 1, climbing to the top of Mount Gerania; for birds were flying, and he swam towards the cry of the birds.
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 Deucalion
In Greek mythology, Deucalion ("new-wine sailor") was the son of Prometheus and Clymene or Celaeno.
Once the deluge was over and the couple were on land again, Deucalion consulted an oracle of Themis about how to repopulate the earth.
Deucalion and Pyrrha understood the "mother" to be Gaia, the mother of all living things, and the "bones" to be rocks.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/de/Deucalion.html   (127 words)

  
 Deucalion - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
DEUCALION, in Greek legend, son of Prometheus, king of Phthia in Thessaly, husband of Pyrrha, and father of Hellen, the mythical ancestor of the Hellenic race.
When Zeus had resolved to destroy all mankind by a flood, Deucalion constructed a boat or ark, in which, after drifting nine days and nights, he landed on Mount Parnassus (according to others, Othrys, Aetna or Athos) with his wife.
Having offered sacrifice and inquired how to renew the human race, they were ordered to cast behind them the "bones of the great mother," that is, the stones from the hillside.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Deucalion   (118 words)

  
 Frankenstein [USA Cable TV] - The Vincent Perez Archives
Deucalion seizes an opportunity to reach out to Detective Carson, and she initially thinks he may be the killer they're looking for due to his bizarre features and odd disposition.
To allay her fears, Deucalion reveals his true identity, and then explains to her the complex nature of the killings she is investigating.
Deucalion has survived the past centuries wandering the Earth, a mysterious and secretive fugitive who stays in the shadows, his face and body a patchwork of scars and tattoos.
www.vincentperez.com /frankenstein.html   (854 words)

  
 Deucalion: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
...Flood Deucalion and Pyrrha 66 - 67...Aristotle and Plato on Deucalions flood 67 - 68 Athenian legend of Deucalions flood 68...
DEUCALION dyooka le n, in Greek mythology, son of Prometheus and father of Hellen.
HELLEN hel n, en, in Greek mythology, ancestor of the Hellenes, or Greeks; son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.
www.questia.com /library/encyclopedia/101240688   (1005 words)

  
 Fortress Monastery
Mostly though, Deucalion remembered Kasr Partox, where Rhadamanthys, by then a Sergeant, and Command Sergeant Euripides of the Scions of Dorn had led a mixed force of Guardsmen and Marines in an epic campaign against the forces of Abbadon the Despoiler's 13 th Black Crusade.
Deucalion looked at Pterelaus questioningly, Procyon chainswords were rare among the Brazen Claws, dating back as they did to the time of the Horus Heresy and were only carried by the Chapter's greatest heroes.
Deucalion reached out gingerly, his hand hovered over the handle of the sword for a moment before he grasped the leather bound hilt.
members.iinet.net.au /~crismate/ol/scc/brotherdeucalion.htm   (456 words)

  
 HELLENIC COSMOGONY-DEUCALION'S CATACLYSM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Deucalion and Pyrrha after floating and drifting for nine days in the boat they came to Parnassus where, after the rain had stopped, they sacrificed to Zeus to thank him.
The prehistoric Hellenic Tradition says that it was during Deucalion's Cataclysm that the mountains in Thessaly, Olympus and Ossa, parted, the river bed in the valley of Tempi was formed and the lake of Thessaly (Herodotus Z, 129) discharged in the Aegean, thus converting itself into a large plain.
Therefore, we could relate Deucalion's Cataclysm, on the one hand, to the recession of the Northern Glaciation during the Würm Period, and on the other hand, to the information in "Timaeus" about the sinking of Atlantis around 10.000 B.C. which could have been caused by the melting of glaciers.
www.greece.org /poseidon/work/argonautika/cosmo1_1.html   (553 words)

  
 Creation
Deucalion had married Pyrrha, daughter of Epimetheus and Pandora.
Deucalion and Pyrrha became parents of Hellen, Amphictyon, Protogeneia, Pandora and Thyia.
Deucalion ruled in Phthia, and was succeeded by his son, Hellen.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/creation.html   (7482 words)

  
 Deucalion, Greece, Greek mythology
Deucalion made an offering to Zeus the Saviour, and the god's response was to send Hermes with a promise to make any wish come true.
Deucalion then asked for the earth to be re-populated, and he was told to throw his mother's bones behind him.
The couple then took stones and threw them over their shoulders, and the stones became the new human race: Deucalion's stones the men, and Pyrrha's the women.
www.in2greece.com /english/historymyth/mythology/names/deucalion.htm   (217 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Deucalion
Deucalion, in Greek mythology, son of Prometheus and father of Hellen.
When Zeus, angered by humanity's irreverence, flooded the earth, Deucalion, warned by Prometheus, survived by taking refuge with his wife, Pyrrha, in an ark. Later, an oracle told them to cast behind them the bones of their mother (i.e.,
Hellen, in Greek mythology, ancestor of the Hellenes, or Greeks; son of Deucalion and Pyrrha.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Deucalion   (360 words)

  
 Part II Chapter IV: The Deluge Legends of Other Nations.
Deucalion alone, because of his virtue and piety, was preserved alive to give birth to a new race.
This is said to be in virtue of a religious law instituted by Deucalion to preserve the memory of the catastrophe, and of the benefits that he received from the gods.
Deucalion and Pyrrha leave it, offer sacrifice, and, according to the command of Zeus, repeople the world by throwing behind them 'the bones of the earth'--namely, stones, which change into men.
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 Deucalion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Deucalion - in Greek legend, the son of Prometheus (the creator of mankind), king of Phthia in Thessaly, and husband of Pyrrha.
When Zeus, the king of the gods, resolved to destroy all humanity by a flood, Deucalion constructed an ark in which, according to one version, he and his wife rode out the flood and landed on Mount Parnassus.
Offering sacrifice and inquiring how to renew the human race, they were ordered to cast behind them the bones of their mother.
members.tripod.com /Sinkest/1024chapter7/deucalion.htm   (104 words)

  
 Deucalion
Deucalion is the son of Prometheus and Clymene.
When Zeus punished humankind for their lack of respect by sending the deluge, Deucalion and his wife Pyrrha were the sole survivors.
Since the mother of all is Earth, they threw stones and reformed the human race.
www.pantheon.org /articles/d/deucalion.html   (143 words)

  
 Pyrrha
Prometheus told his son, Deucalion, to build an ark and, thus, they survived.
The parts that were soft and moist became skin, the veins of the rock became people's veins, and the hardest parts of the rocks became bones.
Deucalion and Pyrrha had at least one son, Hellen, and possibly a second, Amphictyon (who is autochthonous in other traditions).
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Pyrrha.html   (365 words)

  
 Deucalion
Deucalion understood that by "bones of their mother", Zeus meant stones, the "bones" of mother Earth.
Deucalion and Pyrrha were at the origin of a large posterity.
Plato, through the mouth of Critias, refers to the story of Deucalion in the prologue of the Timæus (22b) and again in the Critias (112a).
plato-dialogues.org /tools/char/decalion.htm   (460 words)

  
 The Galactic Times - Come Hell or High Water | Deucalion | by Philip Sedgwick
The story goes that when Zeus decided to wipe out humankind for their wickedness, thus ending the Bronze Age, Deucalion, the son of Prometheus and his wife, Pyrrha, received salvation.
After landing on the mountains near Thessaly, the lucky couple was instructed to throw "the bones of their mother." Somehow, they took this to mean rocks.
The orbital indicators of Deucalion reside in Capricorn and Taurus.
www.astrologyforthesoul.com /galacticastrology/hellorhighwaterdeucalion.html   (721 words)

  
 53311 Deucalion
It was named for Deucalion, son of Prometheus, who, along with his wife Pyrrha, daughter of Epimetheus and Pandora, survived a flood Zeus sent to destroy the human race in an ark Prometheus advised Deucalion to build.
The rocks became people when they hit the ground, the rocks thrown by Deucalion becoming men and the rocks thrown by Pyrrha becoming women, and in this way the human race was brought back from extinction.
Some significations of asteroid Deucalion include rock-hard, tough, cold, brutal, nasty, belligerent, ordeals, saying no, rejecting, repudiating, accomplishment, talent, true destiny, survivalism; also, possibly, things pertaining to ships, diving, salvage work or treasure hunting, and, some say, to be flooded, or inundated with negativity (Penny Steffen).
www.geocities.com /mahtezcatpoc/deucalion.html   (493 words)

  
 Deucalion
As the Deucalion experiment continued, it became a fine example of a solar system operating without hyperintelligent AI; many other systems have adopted this strategy, but Deucalion was for thousands of years one of the most successful.
When the Conver Ambi empire collapsed, Deucalion became allied to the Negentropy Alliance; a strong contingent of enhanced human warriors were sent into battle during the Version War, but they saw little actual fighting (few humans did); instead they found themselves employed as occupation forces on several conquered NoCoZo and independent worlds.
After the War the world of Deucalion turned in upon itself; with no guiding AI to set their moral compass, the people of this advanced human civilisation developed a cloistered, aesthetic zeitgeist, and developed a culture largely based around artistic achievements of various kinds.
www.orionsarm.com /worlds/Deucalion.html   (1195 words)

  
 The Greek Noah’s Ark
Deucalion, the son of Prometheus and the Oceanid Clymene, marries his cousin Pyrrha, the daughter of Pandora and Epimetheus.
Prometheus recommends Zeus to save Deucalion and his wife Pyrrha who are good and respectful to the gods.
Deucalion and Pyrrha build a large chest in which they are to take refuge during the nine days and nine nights the storm lasts.
library.thinkquest.org /26264/myths/tales/other/site005.htm   (398 words)

  
 Deucalion - Search Results - ninemsn Encarta
Deucalion, in Greek mythology, son of the Titan Prometheus.
Deucalion was king of Phthia in Thessaly when the god Zeus, because of the wicked ways...
When Zeus planned to destroy a primordial race living on Earth, he sent a deluge.
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 DEUCALION : The deity from Greek Mythology
Wicked behavior was on the increase, the newly-invented Fire was being used in evil ways, and the plague of misfortunes let loose by PANDORA were causing untold misery.
He advised his son DEUCALION to get into the ship-building industry as a matter of urgency.
Only DEUCALION and PYRRHA survived, drifting alone in their makeshift craft for many days and nights.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/greek-mythology.php?deity=DEUCALION   (318 words)

  
 Deucalion 1, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Deucalion 1 and Pyrrha 1 create a new generation by throwing stones
When Zeus decided to destroy the men of the Bronze Age, he poured heavy rain and flooded Hellas so that all men were destroyed, except a few.
Deucalion 1 then constructed a chest, and embarked in it with Pyrrha 1.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Deucalion1.html   (323 words)

  
 The Baldwin Project: Famous Men of Greece by John H. Haaren and A. B. Poland
When the waters had gone down somewhat, Deucalion and Pyrrha found that they were on one of the mountains of Greece, called Parnassus.
Deucalion, who was braver than his wife, peered into the cleft; and while he did so, a wonderful voice came from the depths.
Deucalion and Pyrrha were no longer lonely; and they had plenty to do for they taught the youths and maidens the arts of plowing and spinning and weaving that they themselves had learned from the gods before the flood.
www.mainlesson.com /display.php?author=haaren&book=greece&story=flood   (786 words)

  
 Characters of Greek Mythology - Creation - Deucalion and Pyhrra   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prometheus warned his son, Deucalion, about Zeus' intentions and told him to build an ark. So he and his wife, Pyrrha, who was the daughter of Epimetheus and Pandora, and their children boarded the craft.
The ones Deucalion threw became men, and the stones Pyrrha threw became women.
This was apparantly the same flood that is told of in the Bible.
mythology.tonyarn.com /creation/flood.html   (214 words)

  
 September 2004 News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
There will be scars on one side of his face, but the other half will still reveal him as a "good-looking man." Parker Posey says that Deucalion (Perez) learns to trust her resulting in a "Beauty and the Beast" relationship.
Although his new race is intended to be perfect, calm, and analytical, Victor's creations are tortured by their own existence, making them unpredictable and often dangerous.
Upon further investigation, Carson and Deucalion learn some disturbing facts about one of Carson's colleagues, Detective Harker (Michael Madsen), that tie him not only to the crimes, but also to Helios.
www.vincentperez.com /news0904.html   (769 words)

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