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  Greece - LoveToKnow 1911
Othrys; highest summit, Hagios Elias, 5558 ft.) separating the plain of Thessaly from the valley of the Spercheios and traversed by the Phourka pass (2789 ft.); to the S.E. is Mount Katavothra (anc.
There are no volcanoes on the mainland of Greece, but everywhere traces of volcanic action and frequently visitations of earthquakes, for it lies near a centre of volcanic agency, the island of Santorin, which has been within recent years in a state of eruption.
Mount Pentelicus furnished material for most of the celebrated buildings of ancient Athens; the marble, which is white, blueveined, and somewhat transparent, assumes a rich yellow hue after long exposure to the air.
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 Mount Othrys
Mount Othrys (Greek: Όρος Όθρυς, Oros-, other transliteration: Othris) is a mountain in Central Greece in the northeastern part of Fthiotis and southwestern Magnesia, at the southern part of Magnesia.
In Greek mythology Mount Othrys was the base of the Titans during the ten year war with the Olympian Gods known as the Titanomachy.
Structural Pertology of Plagioclase Peridotites in the West Othris
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 Thessaly - LoveToKnow 1911
On the side of Epirus the main line of communication passed over that part of Pindus which was called Mount Lacmon, and descended the upper valley of the Peneius to Aeginium in the north-west angle of Thessaly.
This was the route by which Julius Caesar arrived before the battle of Pharsalia.
The great southern pass was that of Coela, which crosses Mount Othrys nearly opposite Thermopylae.
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Mount Aetna in Sicily was believed to hare derived its name from her, and under it Zeus buried
Terambus to quit Mount Othrys, because a very severe winter was coming on.
The slopes of Pelion were the home of the Centaurs before the war with the Lapithae; during their war with the Immortals, the Gigantes tried to pile Mount Ossa on top of Mount Pelion in order to reach the summit of Mount Olympus.
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 Guides: Rygar: The Legendary Adenture (PS2)
Atop cliff overlooking the warp back to the Main Area, head right to the deadend where the lone Fire Roller is. Snap throw it into the column across the cliff gap to cross into the small area of the mini-map that seems inaccessible.
Don't use Persephone to batter down the column leading to the place where Clotho is on Mt. Othrys; she doesn't have what it takes, and she affects the Hades' Diskarmour too much to make her useful.
The key to the next two boss fights is to have Rygar not lose a whole lot of life from the first boss, so that he can take out the second boss if you fudge the controls.
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 Eternal Mountains
Mount Ossa is an extinct volcano, measuring hundreds of miles above the surface of the sea of Ossa.
Mount Pelion, the White Mountain of the Sands, is similar in form and size, but has a broad flat top, across which the desert winds blow night and day.
Mount Erebus: Mount Erebus, the sulphurous heart of Phlegethos in Baator, is also the rising place of the burning river Pyriphlegethon.
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 Informat.io on Deucalion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Deucalion was to build an ark and provision it carefully (no animals are rescued in this version of the Flood myth), so that when the waters receded after nine days, he and his wife Pyrrha, daughter of Epimetheus, were the one surviving pair of humans.
Their ark touched solid ground on Mount Parnassus or Mount Etna or Mount Athos or Mount Othrys in Thessaly -- it depends whose version one is reading.
But a shred perhaps of earlier myth survives in the tale that another survivor of the Flood was Megaron, who was roused from his couch by the cries of cranes (see crane (bird) for crane lore) and climbed to the top of Mount Gerania ("Crane Mountain") and so was saved.
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 Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, page 639   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
He was dethroned in turn by his son Zeus, where­upon the best of the Titans and the majority of their number declared for the new ruler, and under the new order retained their old positions, with the addition of new prerogatives.
The rest, namely, the family of lapetus, carried on from Mount Othrys a long and fierce struggle with the Olympian gods, who fought from Mount Olympus.
Finally, by help of their own kindred, the HScatoncheires and the Cy­clopes, whom by Hera's counsel Zeus had set free from their prison, they were con­quered and hurled down into Tartarus, where the Hecatoncheires were set to guard them.
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 A Selection of Illustrations
The mounting of alpine expeditions to survey Ararat may appear to many readers of current reports to be something new.
All these localities might indeed be taken as the mount of our text with no less probability than the Ararat above described, except that tradition has not pronounced itself in their favour with such consistent unanimity.
In recent years a number of expeditions have had the same objective of finding the remains of the ark on Mount Ararat, the traditional site of its grounding, on the basis of a report of a sighting from the air supposedly made in 1917 by a Russian airman.
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 Titanomachy, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
This is why Zeus granted her special honours, and appointed her to be the great oath of the gods [see Underworld for details about the oath], and her children Nike, Zelos, Cratos, and Bia, to live near him always.
The TITANS fought from Mount Othrys, and the gods from Mount Olympus, but after ten years of continuous fight, the issue of the war hung evenly balanced.
It is said that it was then that the gods put the vault of the sky on Atlas, for having been their leader.
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 Mt. Othris: 36
We are aware that we left you to deal with other maps of Othrys that are extremely misleading and ideal for getting you lost on the mountain.
If you want to obtain information and ideas about the places worth visiting, you will find an entire chapter of the 'Unexplored Thessaly' guide on Mount Othrys on the back of the map, which is also in colour.
Othris: 36 Kissavos Greek Mountain Map: 32 Mt.
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 THESSALY - Online Information article about THESSALY
" mount," a form usually used along with the name of an individual mountain, e.g.
Mount Lacmon, and descended the upper valley of the Peneius to Aeginium in the north-See also:
Magnesia, throws out a projecting line of broken ridges, while on the opposite side rise the heights of Othrys.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /THE_TOO/THESSALY.html   (2020 words)

 A Guide to Understanding Cosmogonic Myths and Theoretical Science: Chapter Six - The Cosmogonic Egg
The Dragon is the head of all the beasts because it is the one that is most filled with the principle of Yang: it is bigger than big, smaller than small, higher than high, lower than low; when it breathes its breath changes to a cloud on which it can ride up to Heaven.
The Dragon has five colours in its body, and it is the possessor of a pearl which is the essence of the moon and a charm against fire; it can make itself visible and invisible; in the spring it mounts up to the clouds and in the autumn it remains supine in the waters.
The Unicorn is strong of body and exceptionally virtuous of mind, and it combines in itself the principles of Yang and Yin.
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 F. Pouqueville - Travels.. - 15
A little farther on, on the right, and on the ascent of Mount Kissovo (the mountain of Ivy, formerly Ossa) are seen fragments of walls; and opposite to them, on the left bank of the Peneus, are other similar ruins, supposed to belong to Phalanna, as those on the right belong to Mopsius.
Four miles eastward, on the other side of the Peneus, is Pourla-cato, and a league in the same way to the northward, is Pourla-apano, near which is a lake, Mavri-limni, having on its banks the village Nezero; which has often been confounded with the proper lake of Nesson near Larissa.
On the north it is bounded by the river Peneus and Tempe; on the west, by the district of Phener or Larissa; by the district of Thaumaco, on Mount Othrys, to the south-west; by that of Volo and Velestina on the south-east; and by the sea on the east.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 994 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Once he was tending his flocks on Mount Othrys in Melis, under the protection of the nymphs whom he delighted with his songs, for he was a distinguished musician, and played both the syrinx and the lyre.
353) mentions one Cerambus on Mount Othrys, who escaped from the Deucalionian flood by means of wings which he had received from the nymphs.
Her mother must have married twice, for she had a half-sister of the name of Fabia, who was a Vestal Virgin.
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 Cronos, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Having thus deluded her husband, Rhea 1 went to Crete where she gave birth to Zeus in a cave in Mount Dicte.
And while the child was fed by NYMPHS on the milk of Amalthea the goat, the CURETES who guarded the cave clashed their spears on their shields in order that Cronos might not hear the child's voice.
The TITANS, who fought from Mount Othrys in Thessaly, were defeated when the CYCLOPES and the HECATONCHEIRES sided with the gods, who fought from Mount Olympus.
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Jupiter’s fire, he is sewn into Jupiter’s thigh, reared by Ino and hidden by the nymphs of Mount Nysa.
His triennial festival, the trietericus, is celebrated on Mount Rhodope by the young Thracian women.
Pegasus the winged horse, the warrior born from the blood of Medusa, and clasping a golden falchion.
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 Mycenaean Origin of Greek Mythology: Chapter II. Mycenaean Centers and Mythological Centers: 7. Northern Boeotia and ...
On the top of Mount Pelion there was a sanctuary of Zeus Acraeus to which a procession went in the severest heat of the summer, about the time of the rising of Sirius; the men were girt with sheep fleeces.
In the village of Goura in the interior on the northern slope of Mount Othrys another tholos tomb was discovered by peasants, but the contents were dispersed so that nothing can be said of it with certainty.
The myth which makes the man of Mount Pelion the father of the votary of Spercheus supposes that these two districts were united, viz., that they were inhabited by the same tribe, the Myrmidons.
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Pan advised him to quit Mount Othrys, because a very severe winter was coming on.
Terambus, however, did not follow the advice, and went so far in his insolence as to revile even the nymphs, saying that they were not daughters of Zeus.
The predicted cold at length came, and, while all his flocks perished, Terambus himself was metamorphosed by the nymphs into a beetle called kerambux.
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 Amazon.com: "Mount Othrys": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
To the left the heights fall rapidly to the vale of the Eni- peus,...
appears the village Agha Marina ; and beyond Stylidha the slope of Mount Othrys, as far as the entrance of the Euboic Straits.
Caeneus of Thessaly who used to live High up Mount Othrys, who was great at fighting- The wonder was that he was born a female." This last remark made listeners curious;...
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 IDOTHEA : Oread & Naiad nymph of Mt Othrys in Malis ; Greek mythology : EIDOTHEA
IDOTHEA : Oread and Naiad nymph of Mt Othrys in Malis ; Greek mythology : EIDOTHEA
EIDOTHEA (or Idothea) was an Oreiad or Naiad Nymph of Mount Othrys in Malis (northern Greece) who was loved by the god Poseidon.
"Kerambos, son of Eusiros, who was the son of Poseidon and of Eidothea the Nymphe of Othreis, lived in the land of the Melians on the spurs of Mount Othrys...
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 Flood Stories From Around The World
In wrath, Tse-gu-dzih locked the rain-gates, and the waters mounted to the sky.
A flood once covered everything but the summit of Mount Wawom Pebato (seashells on the hills are evidence).
The husband said they should escape to Mount Orofena, but the wife said the flood would reach even there, and they should go to Mount Pita-hiti instead, which they did.
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 Flood Stories from Around the World
Ambir Singh and Bir Singh, two members of that tribe from Mount Here, were incensed at this slight, and they prayed for fire from heaven to destroy the other tribes.
In another version of this legend, the survivors were the most righteous seven men and seven women, who crawled into the dry shell of a giant gourd and survived the flood floating in it.
Batara Guru let Mount Bakarra fall from heaven for her abode; from it, the rest of the habitable earth gradually arose.
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 Part 20 of In Cath Catharda: The Civil War of the Romans
In that land of Thessaly, then, first appeared the germs and causes of battle and warfare.
Therein, too, a horse was first broken in, and a bridle-bit was put into his mouth, and a rider mounted him.
Therein was first built a ship and vessel of the sea to search the world and the foreign unknown countries.
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 DIOPATRA : Naiad nymph of Mt Othrys in Malis ; Greek mythology : DIOPATRE
DIOPATRE was a Naiad Nymph of a spring of the river Sperkheios on Mount Othrys in Malis (northern Greece).
She was loved by the god Poseidon, who transformed her sisters into poplar-trees in order to seduce her unhindered.
[Kerambos said that] the Nymphai [of Mount Othrys], were not descended from Zeus, but that Deino had given birth to them, with the River Sperkheios was the father.
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Carceri is one of the Lower Planes, conceptually placed between the Gray Waste and the Abyss, representing pure evil with undertones of ch...
Mount Othrys is the highest peak on Carceri's first layer, Othrys.
Here lies a monstrously huge palace of white marble columns, amphi...
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 OUREA - Greek protogenos gods of mountains ; mythology
OREIOS The Mountain-God of Mount Othrys in Malis (central Greece).
"The crags of [Mount] Tmolus, steep and wide and high, gazing across the sea, at one side fall to Sardis, at the other reach their end at small Hypaepae.
There Pan sang his songs, flaunting among the gently Nymphae, and played light airs upon his pipes, and dared to boast Apollo’s music second to his own, essaying with old [Mountain-God] Tmolus as the judge unequal contest.
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 The Flood (Vol.9) - Pt.II, CH.2
Someone later on tried to reconcile the two stories by saying that pebbles became people.
Lenormant reports that the Tamanakis, a Carib tribe on the banks of the Orinoco, are credited with a Flood legend which says that a man and a woman alone escaped by climbing to the summit of Mount Tapanacu.
There they are said to have thrown behind them, over their heads, some coconuts from which issued a new race of men.
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 The Metamorphoses
Thessaly, who could take a thousand strokes with unwounded body: Thessalian Caeneus, I say, who, famous for his exploits, lived on Mount Othrys, and what made it more remarkable in him, he had been born  a woman.’ All who there were interested by this strange wonder, and asked him to tell the story.
He served as the example, and in a little while Mount Othrys was bare of trees, and Pelion had lost its shade.
His fate is doubtful: some said his body was thrust down to empty Tartarus, by the mass of forest: but Mopsus, the son of Ampycus denied this.
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 Amazon.com: "Mount Pelium": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Beyond the plain is seen the Pagasetic gulf, with the snowy summit of Mount Pelium on the left.
The Thessalians, who are called Centaurs, living near Mount Pelium, invented cavalry fighting.
Papachatzis, N. "Magnesia polls `at the Foot of the Mount Pelium', Thessalika 2: 22-28.
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