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  Encyclopedia Mythica: The celestial bodies
In Greek mythology Callisto was a nymph, beloved of Zeus.
In Greek mythology Ananke was the personification of unalterable necessity, or fate.
In Greek mythology Tethys was the personification of the fertile ocean; wife of Oceanus.
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 The Stars and Scopes Glossary: API Developer Reference Page
In Greek mythology, Adrastea was a nymph, the daughter of Jupiter and Ananke.
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 House of Thebes
Thebes was a principal city in the valley of southern Boeotia, between north of Cithaeron Mountains and southeast of Lake Copaïs (Copais).
Thebes was also one of the prominent cities during classical period, where it enjoyed a brief supremacy in Greece during the 4th century, under military leadership of Epaminondas and Pelopidas, where they defeated the Spartan armies in Leuctra (371 BC) and Mantinea (362 BC).
Genealogy: House of Thebes and the Houses of Seers.
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 thebes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thebes (in Demotic Greek: Θήβα — Thíva, Katharevousa: — ThÄ“bai or Thívai) is a city in Greece, situated to the north of the Cithaeron range, which divides Boeotia from Attica, and on the southern edge of the Boeotian plain.
The record of the earliest days of Thebes was preserved among the Greeks in an abundant mass of legends which rival the myths of Troy in their wide ramification and the influence which they exerted upon the literature of the classical age.
Philip was content to deprive Thebes of her dominion over Boeotia; but an unsuccessful revolt in 335 against his son Alexander was punished by Macedon and other Greek states by the severe sacking of the city, except, according to tradition, the house of the poet Pindar.
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 The Stars and Scopes Glossary
In Greek mythology, Taygete was a was a nymph and "Mistress of the animals."
In Greek mythology, Themisto was a daughter of the river god Inachus, and become the mother of Ister (the river Danube) by Zeus.
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 Amazons: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
In Greek mythology, the Amazons were an ancient legendary nation of female warriors.
It is conjectured that the Amazons were originally the temple-servants and priestesses (hierodulae) of this goddess; and that the removal of the breast corresponded with the self-mutilation of the galli, or priests, of Rhea Cybele[?].
In works of art, combats between Amazons and Greeks are placed on the same level as and often associated with combats of Greeks and centaurs.
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 Sea and Sky's Tour of the Solar System: Other Jovian Moons
In Roman mythology, Adrastea was the daughter of Jupiter (Zeus) and Ananke and was the distributor of rewards and punishments.
Thebe was discovered in 1979 by Stephen Synnott using data from the Voyager 1 spacecraft.
In Greek mythology, Elara and Zeus (Jupiter) were the parents of the giant, Titys.
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 Thebe, Cilicia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hypoplacian Thebe was the home city of Chryseis (the captured concubine of Agamemnon) and Briseis (the captured concubine of Achilleus).
Thebe was also the birthplace of Andromache, daughter of Eetion and the wife of Hector.
According to one account, the city of Thebe was founded by the hero Heracles after his sack of Troy during the reign of King Laomedon; Heracles named the city after his birthplace, Thebes in Boeotia.
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 Thebe - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Thebe (astronomy), small satellite of the planet Jupiter.
Crates of Thebes (4th century bc), one of the Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece, pupil of Diogenes of Sinope, and teacher of Zeno of Citium, the...
Seven Against Thebes, in Greek mythology, ill-fated expedition against the city of Thebes undertaken by seven chieftains and their followers under...
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 Greek Myth Encyclopedia T-Z
TEUMESSIAN FOX (Alopex Teumessios) A gigantic fox which ravaged the countryside of Thebes and was destined to remain uncatcheable.
THEBE A Naiad nymph daughter of the river Asopus abducted to the town of Thebes by Zeus..
THISBE The eponymous nymph of the Boeotian town of Thebes.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 1022 (v. 3)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A daughter of Prome­theus, from whom the Boeotian Thebes was be­lieved to have derived its name.
A daughter of Uranus and Ge, one of the female Titans, became by Hyperion the mother of Helios, Eos, and Selene, that is, she was regarded as the deity from which all light proceeded.
A merchant of the island of Thera, who, according to the Cyrenaean accounts of the foundation of their city, was the instrument made use of by Etearchus, king of Axus, for the destruction of his daughter Phronime.
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 Thebe - Wikipedia
In Greek mythology, Thebe referred to several different people.
Thebe is also the name of a moon of Jupiter.
This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that just points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
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 Theban Saga
Thebes is the major city of the region of Boeotia in central Greece.
This is logical, since he is from Tyre and since the Greeks adopted their writing from the Phoenicians.
Amphion married Niobe (of the 7 sons and 7 daughters) and built the walls of Thebes.
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 Classical Mythology on Demodocus.com The Theban Saga
Meanwhile, in Thebes, a plague had ravaged the land, and a terrible monster, the Sphinx, wreeked havoc on the people.
The Athenians believed that he was chased from Thebes by Creon, and came with his daughters, Antigone and Ismene, to Colonus, in Attica.
As the king of Thebes, Eteocles, had been killed, Creon was called oupon to act as regernt for Eteocles’s young son, Laodamas.
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 Gatorsports.com :: 100 years of Gator Football   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The dynastic history of Thebes in Greek mythology is crowded with a bewildering number of kings between the city's foundation (by Cadmus) and the Trojan War.
Cadmus was the first king of Thebes; but the city was originally called Cadmeia, and (according to myth) it only became known as Thebes during the reign of Amphion and Zethus, after the latter's wife Thebe.
Once again, Thebes was defeated after King Pandion II of Athens received aid from the Thracian king Tereus.
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 Greek
In Nemea, Hypsipyle was met by the 'Seven against Thebes', and the heroes asked her to take them to a well, all the ones they had come across so far having been dry, seemingly as a punishment levied on them by Dionysos, the guardian deity of Thebes.
The belief of the Greeks later rose to the height of believing that the great heroes were possessed of daemons, and this credo stretched further, until it was believed that every hero who died was in fact translated to a life among the gods.
His corpse was taken by his grieving mother to Thebes, and there she erected to his memory a wonderful monument, so designed that when the rays of the morning sun caught it, it gave forth a sound like the snapping of a harpstring.
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 ANTIOPE - Ancient Mythology
Daughter of Thebe and Nykteus, Antiope bore two sons, the divergent Zethos and Amphion.
Having been approached by Zeus in the form of a satyr, she was driven from her house, and found refuge with Epopeus, the king of Sikyon.
She herself was carried off to the court of Thebes, where she was subjected to relentless cruelty by Lykos 'wife, Dirke.
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 Images of Jupiter's inner moons
Because of the late stage of the mission, JPL decided to lower the orbit and risk three flybys of the volcanically active moon Io, 300,000 kilometers closer to Jupiter's center.
A prominent impact crater on Thebe is about 40 kilometers across and has been given the provisional name Zethus (in Greek mythology, the husband of Thebe).
A large white region near the south pole of Amalthea, its composition unknown, is the brightest patch of surface material seen anywhere on the three moons.
www.news.cornell.edu /Chronicle/00/4.27.00/Jupiter_moons.html   (915 words)

  
 Thebe (moon)
Thebe (thee'-bee, IPA /'θi:bi:/; Greek Θήβη) is the fourth of Jupiter's known moons by distance from the planet.
In 1983 it was officially named after the mythological nymph Thebe who was the daughter of the river god Asopus.
There appear to be at least three or four very large Theban impact craters (very large in the sense that each of these craters is roughly comparable in size to the radius of Thebe).
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Astro/Thebe.html   (143 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Antiope (Folklore And Mythology) - Encyclopedia
Fleeing to Sicyon to escape the wrath of her father, she was forced to abandon her infants on Mt. Cithaeron, where they were raised by shepherds.
Antiope was pursued and captured by her uncle Lycus, then king of Thebes, and his wife Dirce, who treated her with great cruelty.
They then erected a wall around Thebes with stones which moved of their own will to the music of Amphion's lyre.
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 Zoom Astronomy Glossary: T
Thebe is the fourth-closest moon of Jupiter's 16 moons.
Thebe is 68 x 56 miles (110 x 90 km) in diameter and orbits 138,000 miles (222,000 km) from Jupiter.
Trojan asteroids are asteroids that orbit in gravitationally stable Lagrange points in a planet's orbit, either trailing it or preceding it (these places are where the gravitational attraction of the Sun and of the planet balance each other).
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 Myth and Other References Glossary
Amalthea — in Greek mythology, she is either the goat on whose milk the infant Zeus was fed or the nymph who owned the goat.
Marpessa — in Greek mythology, she was loved by both the god Apollo and a mortal named Idas.
Uranus — in Greek mythology, the sky and the father of the Titans.
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 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Zeus
Zeus Kroniōn (descendant of Cronus), or simply Zeús or Zdeús (Greek Ζεύς) or Dias (Greek Δίας) ("divine king") is the leader of the gods and god of the sky and thunder in Greek mythology.
Though he was the god of the sky and thunder, he was also the most supreme cultural artifact; in some senses, he was the embodiment of Greek religious beliefs and the archetypal Greek deity.
The major center at which all Greeks converged to pay honor to their chief god was Olympia.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Zeus   (2139 words)

  
 Oedipus and Thebes; Jason and the Argonauts
These two storylines do actually overlap slightly, in the character of Ino, for she was the daughter of Cadmus, the founder of Thebes, and also the stepmother of Phrixus, who set into motion the events which led to the voyage of the Argonauts.
The story of the founding of Thebes is related to one of the stories in the previous section, namely the abduction of Europa, the daughter of king Agenor of Tyre in Phoenicia.
Arriving at Thebes, Oedipus found the city being terrorized by a monster known as the Sphinx (a Greek name meaning "the Strangler"), described as part woman-part lion, and the wings of an eagle, seen here in an Archaic sculpture from Delphi.
www.uwm.edu /Course/mythology/1000/oedipus.htm   (3361 words)

  
 DiscoverThePlanets.Com - Jupiter, The 5th Planet from the Sun!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Thebe, whose longest dimension is approximately 116 kilometers (72 miles) across, is tidally locked so that the same side of the satellite always points towards Jupiter, similar to how the near side of our own Moon always points toward Earth.
In such a tidally locked state, one side of Thebe always points in the direction in which Thebe moves as it orbits about Jupiter.
Thebe, was discovered by Stephen Synnott in 1979 (Voyager 1).
www.discovertheplanets.com /jupiter/jmoons/Thebe.html   (206 words)

  
 The TITANS & Greek Mythology - Atlantis Rising
Many apparent contradictions in Greek mythology are resolved through a Biblical interpretation, The classical writers and most mythologists since have assumed they could erect a chronology of these myths merely by adding up the names of the various kings cited by the various kinglists.
Donnelly claimed that Greek mythology is merely a remnant of Atlantean history, and he adduced voluminous evidence (which, as Donnelly's critics gleefully point out, is not all reliable) in support of the existence of Atlantis as described by Plato.
In Greek mythology, was the abode of the gods, their home and the site of the throne of Zeus, the chief deity.
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 Galileo Swims In Radiation Soup To Take Closeups Of Jovian Inner Moons
In particular, two views of Jupiter's 250-kilometer-long (155 miles), irregularly shaped moon Amalthea, obtained by Galileo's Solid State Imaging camera (SSI) last August and November, show for the first time that a bright surface feature named Ida is a streak of bright material, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) in length.
For example, new views of Thebe, Amalthea and Metis were captured Jan. 4, and the highly compressed data were relayed by Jan. 25.
A large white region near the south pole of Amalthea is the brightest patch of surface material seen anywhere on the three moons.
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 Mythology of the Planets
This is pretty common information and basic to mythology, but for anyone who doesn't know, this is the relation the planets of our solar system have to Greek Mythology.
The planets are named after the Roman counterparts of the Greek gods, so I've made reference to who they are in Greek mythology.
Non of the moons of Uranus are named after anyone in Greek Mythology.
www.spiffy-entertainment.com /planets.html   (480 words)

  
 Thebe (mythology) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Greek mythology, the name Thebe refers to at least three different people
 This article relating to Greek mythology is a stub.
This page was last modified 17:22, 16 September 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Thebe_(Greek_mythology)   (90 words)

  
 sv Thebe Thebe is used for several things including ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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