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  Phorcys Sources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Thaumas, Phorcys, Ceto, and Eurybia, children of Pontus by Gaia;
Pemphredo and Enyo, the Graiae, and Sthenno, Euryale, and Medusa, the Gorgons, children of Ceto by Phorcys;
The giant snake that guards the Apples of Gold is the child of Ceto by Phorcys;
www.csulb.edu /~dbouvier/SourceFiles/i116Sources.htm   (82 words)

  
 AetherMUSH: Atlanteans : Decemvirates : Phorcys
The Phorcys Decemvirate is the least of the Decemvirates due to a sins of a thousand years ago.
However, the Phorcys Decemvirate refused the Varati terms and continued to press the war against the Atlanteans without the aid of the rest of their race.
It was the greatest release of power that had ever been known as the Ritual raised a horrific volcano in the center of the Phorcys Decemvirate and blasting the realm to nothingness...turning the fair waters of the Decemvirate fl with ash and silt that persists to this day.
aether.mux.net /Atlantean/phorcys.html   (972 words)

  
 Phorcys - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, Phorcys, or Phorkys was one of the names of the "Old One of the Sea", the primeval sea god, who, according to Hesiod, was the son of Pontus and Gaia.
According to the Orphic hymns Phorcys, Cronos and Rhea were the eldest offspring of Oceanus and Tethys (Kerenyi p 42).
In Greek mythology, Phorcys was also the name of a Phrygian leader during the Trojan War, a son of Aretaon and brother of Ascanius.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Phorcys   (189 words)

  
 Primeval Deities
By her own son Pontus, she bore Nereus and Phorcys; both of them were ancient sea-gods.
Nereus was the brother of Phorcys, Eurybia, Thaumas (father of Iris), and the sea monster Ceto.
Phorcys was the son of Pontus and Gaea.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/primeval.html   (4335 words)

  
 Medusa
In Greek mythology, Medusa ("ruler") also meaning "queen", once part of the triple goddess, but one who later, was the only mortal of the three gorgon sisters, Gorgon, vicious female monsters with brass hands, sharp fangs and hair of living, venomous snakes.
She was a daughter of Phorcys and Ceto.
Medusa was a mortal woman whom Athena changed into a Gorgon as punishment for desecrating her temple, sleeping with Poseidon there.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/me/Medusa.html   (568 words)

  
 Genealogy: Giants and Monsters
Most of the monsters were children of Typhon and Echidna, and that of Phorcys and Ceto.
Please note that Echidna was sometimes seen as the offspring of Gaea and Tartarus, and therefore the sister of the monster of the Typhon.
Some say that of Typhon and Echidna, while others say Phorcys and Ceto, or that her mother was Crataeïs, Hecate or Lamia.
www.timelessmyths.com /classical/family20.html   (332 words)

  
 Phorcys
Homer referred to him as the 'old man who rules the waves.' Hesiod claimed Phorcys is the son of Pontus and Gaea, he later married Ceto his sister and between them produced the Graea, the Gorgons, and Ladon the dragon.
In a way, Phorcys is the God for surfers, and he shares their outrage at the disposal of sewage into the sea, the designers of which systems will in the end answer to him, as he explained on one occasion.
Phorcys has a long white beard and bushy white eyebrows, longish white hair and his eyes are big and turquoise coloured.
www.olympian-foundation.org /phorcys.htm   (844 words)

  
 Medusa
Medusa was the sister of Scylla and daughter of Phorcys and Ceto.
Phorcis was the primevil Sea God (not to be confused with Poseidon, who is the Sea God--see, this requires a description of the creation myths and the early families of gods before the more "current" gods and such took over, a description I don't really feel like doing).
Also from Phorcis' line are Echidna (and she ties into Cerberus), the Sirens, and Thoosa (Thoosa ties into the Cyclops known as Polyphemus).
www.inverteddungeon.com /History/medusa.php   (478 words)

  
 CNL: It's All Geek To Me
The most famous of these three was Medusa, who, along with her sisters Stheno and Euryale, could turn humans to stone by looking at them.
If you go by Hesiod's account and consider these three to be the daughters of Ceto and Phorcys, the Gorgons were the sisters of the Graeae, Echidna and the dragon Ladon.
They were the daughters of Ceto and Phorcys and the sisters of the Gorgons, Echidna and Ladon.
www.compostcoven.org /cnl/dark.html   (277 words)

  
 LES DIVINITES DE LA MER  POSEIDON OCEANOS TRITON PONTOS NEREE PROTEE PHORCYS GLAUCOS AMPHITRITE LES NEREIDES ...
Phorcys est selon Homère le " vieillard qui commande aux flots ".
Selon Hésiode, Phorcys était le fils de Pontos et de Gé.
A en juger par sa farouche descendance, Phorcys devait personnifier aux yeux des Grecs la mer perfide et mauvaise.
users.swing.be /greecenero/yaneau/divinites_de_la_mer.htm   (4213 words)

  
 Gaia
After Uranus' castration, Gaia gave birth to Echidna and (sometimes) Typhon by Tartarus.
By Pontus, Gaia birthed Nereus, Thaumas, Phorcys, Ceto and Eurybia.
As Uranus had been deposed by his son, Cronus, so was Cronus destined to be overthrown by his son.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ga/Gaia.html   (505 words)

  
 AetherMUSH: Atlanteans : Decemvirates
The Tritons have not become isolationists like the Salacians or Phorcys, but with attitudes are slightly loftier and arrogant and have become more comfortable to remain in their own waters.
On one hand there is the Orman Decemvirate, the home of the fabled Atlantis and on the other is Phorcys, now a minor Decemvirate that was almost destroyed by the wrath of the Varati God-King, Khalid Atar.
While Orman flourishes as the center of the Atlantean world, the Phorcys have become complete isolationists and remain in their own seas.
aether.mux.net /Atlantean/Decemvirates.html   (813 words)

  
 Binary Centaur (65489) Ceto-Phorcys   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The mutual orbit of Ceto and Phorcys is nearly circular, with an eccentricity ≤ 0.015.
Open circles are relative positions of Phorcys at the times of the observations as calculated from the orbits in Table 3.
The spot at the origin and the open circles are scaled to the sizes of Ceto and Phorcys, respectively, derived in Section 4.
www.lowell.edu /~grundy/abstracts/2006.FX128.html   (325 words)

  
 Greek sea gods - Free Encyclopedia of Thelema
Nymphs and monsters blur, for Hesiod relates that Phorcys was wed to the "beautiful-cheeked" Ceto, whose name is merely the feminine of the monstrous Cetus, to whom Andromeda was due to be sacrificed.
Each appearance in myth tends to emphasize a different aspect of the archetype: Proteus and Nereus as shape-shifters and tricksters, Phorcys as a father of monsters, Nereus and Glaucus for truth-telling, Nereus for the beauty of his daughters.
The Old Men have been seen as everything from survivals of old Aegean gods who presided over the waves before Poseidon (Kerenyi) to embodiments of archaic speculation on the relation of truth to cunning intelligence (Detienne).
www.egnu.org /thelema/index.php?title=Greek_sea_gods&redirect=no   (1409 words)

  
 Characters of Greek Mythology - Mythical Creatures - Others
Another Ladon is a Phorcid born to Ceto and Phorcys.
She was the beautiful daughter of Phorcys and Hecate.
When Amphitrite discovered that Scylla was having an affair with Poseidon, she changed her into a dog-like sea monster with six heads and twelve feet.
mythology.tonyarn.com /creatures/others.html   (492 words)

  
 Classical Myths and Legends: Greek Gods and Goddesses
Scylla did not start has an octopus-like monster with rapid dog heads on her tentacles, but Poseidon had been interested in her and a jealous Amphitrite turned her into a monster.
Phorcys is also sometimes given as the father of the Sirens.
APOLLO, the son of Zeus and Letoand the brother of Artemis, was the god of light and reason, though he pursued the nymph Daphne so violently that she turned into a laurel tree to escape him.
oldweb.uwp.edu /academic/english/canary/greekgods.html   (2515 words)

  
 [LF310*Project]-Origins of Monsters
The sea of monsters started when Ge mated with Pontus and produced Phorcys and Ceto, who in turn mated and produced the Gorgons, the snake-like mosters with serpents for hair who turned those unfortunate enough to gaze upon them into stone.
Phorcys and Ceto also bore Ladon (a dragon) who was protector of a tree of golden fruit.
Medusa (one of the gorgons, who was killed by Perseus) mated with Poseidon to produce Chrysaor, who mated with an Oceanid (Callirhoe) to produce the monstrous offspring Geryon and Echidna.
people.clarkson.edu /~maliszpj/LF310/origins.html   (402 words)

  
 Mermaids: Siren (mythology)
Sea nymph in Greek mythology, sometimes described as having the body of a bird and the head of a woman and at other times represented as a woman.
The Sirens are the daughters of the sea god Phorcys, although in one version of the myth their father is the river god Achelous.
The Sirens had such sweet voices that sailors who heard their songs were lured into grounding their boats on the rocks on which the nymphs sang.
www.angelfire.com /realm/shades/mermaids/mermaidssirens.htm   (218 words)

  
 Greek Mythological Beasts - Multimedia - MSN Encarta
Monstrous dragon-like daughters of the sea god Phorcys and wife Ceto, covered in golden scales, with snakes for hair, huge wings, and hanging tongues; their glance could turn to stone
Old sisters, daughters of the sea god Phorcys and wife Ceto; grey-haired from birth, they share one eye and one tooth amongst themselves
Sea nymphs, with the bodies of birds and the heads of women; later represented with a woman's body terminating in the tail of a fish; daughters of sea god Phorcys
uk.encarta.msn.com /media_1461500608_761570023_-1_1/Greek_Mythological_Beasts.html   (1113 words)

  
 Phorcys Term Papers, Essay Research Paper Help, Essays on Phorcys
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 Phorcys
Also in Greek mythology, Phorcys was the name of a Phrygian leader during the Trojan War.
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www.termsdefined.net /ph/phorcys.html   (271 words)

  
 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 299 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The surname is probably derived from gradior^ to march, or march out, and we know that the soldiers, when they marched out, sometimes halted near his temple.
Gradivus.) [L. (Tpcuai), that is, " the old women," were daughters of Phorcys and Ceto.
It is com­ monly believed that the Graeae, like other mem­ bers of the family of Phorcys, were marine divi­ nities, and personifications of the white foam seen on the waves of the sea.
www.ancientlibrary.com /smith-bio/1407.html   (975 words)

  
 I Taut I Saw Buzi Cat
Phorcys' brother, Nereus, was the god of fish/dolphins, wherefore this must be the meaning of the fish tail presented on the white horse of the Cardiff Arms.
Not likely, for Phorcys would instead depict the Aryan side of the Nahorites, the Persian-Gorgons who put forth the boar line.
Phorcys and Nereus were brothers of Ceto, wherefore I would tend to see them all as Guti and/or Cutha peoples.
www.tribwatch.com /snakewoman.htm   (3566 words)

  
 Phorcys - LoveToKnow 1911
PHORCYS (PHORCUS, PHORCYN), in Greek mythology, son of Pontus (Sea) and Gaea (Earth), father of the Graeae, the Gorgons, Scylla, and Ladon (the dragon that guarded the golden apples of the Hesperides).
824) Phorcys was a king of Corsica and Sardinia, who, having been defeated by King Atlas in a naval engagement in the course of which he was drowned, was subsequently worshipped as a marine divinity.
This page was last modified 18:24, 22 Sep 2006.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Phorcys   (125 words)

  
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Mythical Creatures and Monsters The Graeae were two daughters of Phorcys and Ceto, and were named Enyo and Ladon was an offspring of Typhon and Echidna, or of Phorcys and Ceto.
Monstresses and Monstrosities The three were the daughters of Phorcys (the Sea God) and Ceto (a Scylla: Scylla grew up a beautiful maiden nymph, the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto.
She fed on the flesh of men where she cared for her Phorcys - Factbites They were born of Ceto `sea monster' and Phorcys, the eldest of the sea divinities.
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