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The Horae (the Hours) are the goddesses of the seasons (the Greek had only three seasons; spring, summer and winter), and the daughters of Zeus and Themis.
As goddesses of nature they controlled the growth of plants; as goddesses of order they maintained the stability of society.
Article "Horae" created on 03 March 1997; last modified on 22 April 1997 (Revision 2).
www.pantheon.org /articles/h/horae.html   (93 words)

  Horae - LoveToKnow 1911
Order and regularity being indispensable conditions of beauty, it was easy to conceive of the Horae as the goddesses of youthful bloom and grace, inseparably associated with the idea of springtime.
Thallo and Carpo, the goddesses of the flowers of spring and of the fruits of summer, to whom Auxo, the goddess of the growth of plants, may be added, although some authorities make her only one of the Graces.
In honour of the Horae a yearly festival (Horaea) was celebrated, at which protection was sought against the scorching heat and drought, and offerings were made of boiled meat as less insipid and more nutritious than roast.
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 Horae   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In Greek mythology, the Horae (hours) were the three goddesses of the seasons, for the Greeks only recognized spring, summer and winter.
There were two generations of Horae: (note: this does not refer to "generation" in the traditional sense of the second group being offspring of the first; earlier writers recognized the first generation and later authors subscribed to the second.) #The first generation consisted of Thallo, Auxo and Carpo.
Horae Canonicae Text of Auden's sequence of religious poems.
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 Horae - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Horae, in Greek mythology, the three or four goddesses of the seasons.
The Horae were daughters of Zeus and Themis, and were sometimes personified.
Horae Paulinae; or, the Truth of the Scripture History of St. Paul
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 Horae   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Horae is not a documentation of my creative process, rather it is a metaphor of what I’ve learned while creating the images.
In Horae the relation between text and image is completely reversed because is the text which functions as breaks.
Horae is divided in four main chapters, The hours of Light, The hours of Semi-Light, The hours of Non-Light and the hours of Freedom.
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 Notebook   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Horae [Hours] - These were the secondary deities, three in number, associated and often confounded with the Graces.
Eventually in the Hellenistic age, the Horae were modified to become the personification of the seasons, and as a result increased in number to four, and each acquired a new realm of responsibility.
In Athens especially the Horae were initially two in number known as Carpo and Thallo who were associated with the sun and Apollo.
www.noteaccess.com /APPROACHES/AGW/Horae.htm   (191 words)

 HORAE : Greek goddesses of the seasons & natural order ; mythology ; pictures : HORAI
THE HORAI (or Horae) were the goddesses of the seasons and the natural portions of time.
HORAE (Hôrai), originally the personifications or goddesses of the order of nature and of the seasons, but in later times they were regarded as the goddesses of order in general and of justice.
The Hora passed restless over all these on one tablet, until she came to the place where fiery Helios had indicated the signs of prophecy to the wind-swept maiden.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Horae
His writing was collected in Horae Subsecivae (3 vol., 1858-82), which included his unique picture of a dog, Rab and His Friends (1859), and a memoir of that gifted child known to Walter Scott's circle as Pet Marjorie, Marjorie Fleming (1863).
She was the mother by Zeus of the Horae (the Seasons) and the Moerae (the Fates).
Horae Scholasticae members seated from left, P. Heckscher; L. Rutherfurd; P. Johnson; G. Howland; standing: D. Dunlap, III; E. Cole; John F. Kerry; W. Ducas; and R. Webb are
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 Mythography | Horae - the Seasons - Greek Goddesses in Myth and Art
In Greek myth, the Horae were goddesses of the Seasons.
In Athens, for example, the individual Horae were called Thallo, Carpo, and Auxo, names that correspond more accurately than Hesiod's to traditional concepts about the seasons.
In classical art, the Horae were traditionally depicted as a trio of beautiful young women.
www.loggia.com /myth/horae.html   (292 words)

 HORAE, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
The HORAE, who are worshipped as Hours as well as Seasons, are the wardens of the sky and of Olympus.
Their task is to open and close the Gates of Heaven, whether to open the thick cloud in the entrance, or shut it.
It is said that when Aphrodite was born, the HORAE welcomed her joyously, clothing her with heavenly garments.
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 Brief Introduction of Horae Group Co., Ltd.
HORAE GROUP, one of the 37 key expanding enterprises in Sichuan province, is recommended to be one of the 520 major enterprises of China.
HORAE Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. is another dominant industry of HORAE GROUP.
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 HORAE, TWELVE : Greek goddesses of the hours of the day ; mythology : HORAI
THE TWELVE HORAI (or Horae) were goddesses of the hours of the day and perhaps also of the twelve months of the year.
They oversaw the path of the sun-god Helios as he travelled across the sky, dividing the day into its portions.
and the swift-striding Horae (Hours), who strip him of his reins and the woven glory of his golden coronet, and relive his horse’s dripping breasts of the hot harness; some turn the well-deserving steeds into the soft pasture, and lean the chariot backward, pole in air."
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 Three Discourses
The entire work consists of twelve essays or 'observations' reminiscent in style and language of Bacon's essays and devoted to such topics as arrogance, expenses, reading history, religion, and death, and four much longer discourses, three of which we have been able to attribute to Hobbes.
Hobbes may have been the author of the discourses, but it was not until Reynolds and Saxonhouse carried out a statistical analysis ('wordprint') of the text that reasonably solid evidence for Hobbes's authorship was demonstrated.
This volume begins with an essay by the editors on Hobbes and the Horae Subsecivae; the texts of the three discourses ("A Discourse Upon the Beginning of Tacitus," "A Discourse of Rome," and "A Discourse of Laws"), annotated and with modern spellings, follow.
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 Octavo Editions: Horae Beatae Mariae
While the Horae Beatae Mariae ad usum Romanum from the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress is remarkable for its splendid illuminations, it is even more noteworthy for its 1524 date of completion.
In Octavo’s Edition of the Rosenwald Horae, you can examine the splendor of these miniatures with Adobe Acrobat’s zoom tool, a modern version of the magnifying glass that was commonly used to admire these illuminations five centuries ago.
In the Rosenwald Horae, however, several sections, including some major ones, begin with a few lines at the end of a page to fill space that would normally be left blank.
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Later, when the Greeks divide the day into twelve hours, the number of Horae increase to twelve.
They are portrayed as young, happy girls in the company of the Muses or the Charites.
The Horae often bear agricultural products as wheat, flowers, fruit or vine branches.
library.thinkquest.org /26264/inhabitants/demons/site010.htm   (90 words)

 Horae Britannicae; or, Studies in Ancient British History: containing Various Disquisitions on the National and ...
Horae Britannicae; or, Studies in Ancient British History: containing Various Disquisitions on the National and Religious Antiquities of Great Britain.
HUGHES, JOHN, Horae Britannicae; or, Studies in Ancient British History: containing Various Disquisitions on the National and Religious Antiquities of Great Britain.
His Horae Britannicae, or, Studies in Ancient British History...
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 Horae * People, Places, & Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
Horae * People, Places, and Things * Greek Mythology: From the Iliad to the Fall of the Last Tyrant
The Horae are the personifications of the cycle of death and rebirth and sometimes credited with social order; the daughters of Zeus and Themis; three in number and named: Dike (Justice), Eunomia (Order) and Eirene (Peace).
In The Iliad, the Horae are the attendants of the dark veil that hides the summit of Mount Olympos (Olympus).
www.messagenet.com /myths/ppt/Horae_1.html   (259 words)

 The Seals of Revelation - Historicist.com The Protestant Interpretation of Biblical Prophecy. The Historical Alternative   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elliott was thoroughly equipped as a scholar and was deeply interested in prophecy, spending a lifetime in investigation and seeking to understand God's mind thereon.
His Horae Apocalypticae (Hours with the Apocalypse) [literally 'time with the Apocalypse'] is doubtless the most elaborate word ever produced on the Apocalypse...
ELLIOTT, E.B. Preterism Refuted ([1862] 2000, 3 cassettes) Contains all of the sections from Elliott's classic Horae Apocalypticae; or, A Commentary on the Apocalypse which directly refute preterism ("Critical Examination and Refutation of the Chief Counter-Schemes of Apocalyptic Interpretation," Vol.
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 Charles Simeon's Horae Homileticae Commentary (21 volumes)
These links led to both institutions established prior to 1832 that acknowledged the significance of the commentary’s publication by immediately adding it to their reference sections, as well as more recently established colleges and universities who deemed the work as important enough to track down a rare copy for their libraries.
Simeon found that their principles were identical and used the essay as the basis for his lectures on sermon composition.
Horae Homileticae is a significant addition to the considerable assemblage of commentaries already available from Logos Bible Software.
www.logos.com /products/prepub/details/3050   (1270 words)

In Greek mythology, the Horae (Latin) or Horai (Greek; both words mean the "hours") were the three goddesses controlling orderly life.
The first generation consisted of Thallo, Auxo, and Carpo, who were the goddesses of the seasons (the Greeks only recognized spring, summer and winter).
Eirene or Irene (Greek for peace) (the Roman equivalent was Pax) was the personification of peace and wealth, and was depicted in art as a beautiful young woman carrying a cornucopia, scepter and a torch or rhyton.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Mythology/Horae.html   (560 words)

 the_horae - The Horae -- EU Mods - Pictures
A full explanation of who the Horae were can be found here.
Geeks who like mixing things up, obviously, hence the Horae and not 'the mods'.
If you are interested in applying or have questions, ping one of us on AIM or Yahoo.
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 HORAE : The deity from Greek Mythology
HORAE: Three Goddesses of the Seasons and, later, of Natural and Moral Law.
They were three very beautiful and talented daughters of ZEUS and THEMIS, despite bearing the almost unbearable names of EUNOMIA, DIKE and EIRENE.
The HORAE do lots of fruity and blossomy things, and also offer services such as babysitting for the Gods and feeding the horses.
www.godchecker.com /pantheon/greek-mythology.php?deity=HORAE   (240 words)

 Horae Summary
In Greek mythology, the Horae (Latin) or Horai (Greek Ώραι; both words mean the "hours") were the three goddesses controlling orderly life.
The first generation consisted of Thallo, Auxo, and Carpo, who were the goddesses of the seasons (the Greeks only recognized spring, summer and autumn).
Some authors recognise yet a third set of Horae.
www.bookrags.com /Horae   (966 words)

 Word Study Tool   (Site not responding. Last check: )
1, 1, 82: “ternas epistolas in hora dare,” Cic.
10, 216; cf.: “cum a puero quaesisset horas,” Plin.
H.: nuntiare quot horas, the time of day, Iu.: hora secunda postridie: post horam primam noctis: clavum mutare in horas, every hour, H.: in diem et horam, i.
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 HORAE - Ancient Mythology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Their duties also included the regulation of the weather, in respect to the sowing, germinating and harvesting of crops.
They were tender and loving, and were always good to mankind.Another phase of the character of the Horae was to act as guides to human morality and propriety, and for this task in particular, three Horae were selected.
Chloris, also known as Flora, goddess of buds and flowers, was also styled as a Hora.
www.mysticgames.com /mythology/HORAE.htm   (155 words)

 CHD: Books of Hours 1300-1530 in Danish Collections
GkS 8° 3445 HORAE in Latin (Unidentified use, Delft c.1442/44, Master of the Delfter Grisailles)
Thott 4° 542 HORAE (Hours of Marguerite Crohin, Use of Cambrai, Hainaut c.1490/1500, The Master of Antoine Rolin)
Thott 8° 113 HORAE (Use of Paris, Paris c.1400 Workshop of Jacquemart de Hesdin)
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 The Fates, The Graeae, The Enforcers, & The Horae
The Fates, The Graeae, The Enforcers, & The Horae
They had a few cameos in the Big Myths: the Hora of Spring went with Persephone when she went down with Hades every year, and some of the Horae helped dress Aphrodite as she emerged from the ocean.
Lots of cavorting, much like the Muses and the Graces (Charites) who they liked to hang out with when they weren't doing their day job of keeping track of orderly customs and justice.
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