Thaleia

Women of Aetna (A.4)

Thaleia, a Sicilian nymph daughter of Hephaestus made pregnant by Zeus she is then swallowed up by the earth the women of Aetna wander the land in search of her Thaleia’s twin offspring emerge from below ground and are named the Palici The Fragment… A So what name will mortals give them? B Zeus ordains…

Aeschylus’ Ixion

Gods and men alike were horrified by Ixon’s murder of his father-in-law Deïoneus none were willing to purify him Zeus took pity on him not only purified him but took him to heaven Ixion, in turn, committed the ultimate hybris by attempting to seduce Hera (Zeus deceived him into lying instead with a cloud in…