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DAY
DALÍ
APOLLODORUS
OWN DAUGHTER
CY TWOMBLY
PHOTOGRAPHER CHARLIE
GODDESS-BORN
COMBINING PSYCHOLOGICAL REALISM
HELEN HELEN
LEDA ATOMICA
ANTOWAS
FOUR EGGS
TIMANDRA
EMS
TRIBUTARY
CHILD
UNION
EAGLE
LANGUAGE
LEGEND
IMPERATIVE
NIGHT
SHEPHERD
STORIES
MYTHS
LOVE
CHILDREN
OCTAVE
GODS
STORY
HALF-SISTER
EUROPA
SONS
WOMEN
RAPE
FATHER
MORTAL
DANAE
COMMON MOTIF
BIRTH
DIVINE SON
JUPITER
ELARA
CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY
DAUGHTERS
PHOEBE
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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Definitions

  1. Leda was the mother of Helen of Troy, the daughter of Thestius and the wife of Tyndareus.
  2. Leda was the wife of Tyndareus, King of Sparta, by whom she bore the mortal children Castor and Clytemnestra.
  3. Leda was the daughter of Thespia who married Tyndareus and became queen of Sparta. (Web site)
  4. Leda is a familiar name in Greek mythology.
  5. Leda is a multiparadigm programming language.

Day

  1. One night Zeus takes the form of a swan and seduces Leda, as was his wont, and Tyndareus also later sleeps with his wife that same day. (Web site)

Dalí

  1. Leda and the swan are set in a pentagon inside which has been inserted a five-point star of which Dalí made several sketches. (Web site)

Apollodorus

  1. Her mother was Leda, who had been seduced (or raped) by Zeus in the form of a swan; Apollodorus 3.10.7.

Own Daughter

  1. The egg was found and brought to Leda who brought up Helen as her own daughter. (Web site)

Cy Twombly

  1. Cy Twombly executed an abstract version of Leda and the Swan in 1962. (Web site)

Photographer Charlie

  1. Photographer Charlie White included a portrait of Leda in his "And Jeopardize the Integrity of the Hull" series. (Web site)

Goddess-Born

  1. Ho there! thee I mean, O goddess-born, and thee, daughter of Leda.

Combining Psychological Realism

  1. Combining psychological realism with a mystic vision, it describes the swan's rape of Leda. (Web site)

Helen Helen

  1. Helen Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, wife of Tyndareus. (Web site)
  2. Helen Helen of Troy, or the Face that Sunk a Thousand Ships, was the stunningly beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda. (Web site)

Leda Atomica

  1. Leda Atomica is a painting by Salvador Dali, made in 1949. (Web site)
  2. Dalí acknowledged the discontinuity of matter, incorporating a mysterious sense of levitation into his Leda Atomica. (Web site)

Antowas

  1. Astal’s green crystal (given to him by Leda before the events of the game) flies up into the air and comes back to Antowas.

Four Eggs

  1. Leda had a vision of her pregnancy in which a swan bestowed her four eggs out of which sprang her four children. (Web site)

Timandra

  1. He succeeded Lycurgus, and married Timandra, daughter of Leda and Tyndareus of Sparta.

Ems

  1. The Leda is a river in north-western Germany (Lower Saxony), right tributary of the Ems.

Tributary

  1. The Leda is a river in north-western Germany (Lower Saxony), tributary of the Ems.
  2. Leda River in Germany, tributary of the Ems Leda a multiparadigm programming language.

Child

  1. Some say she was the child of Zeus and Leda while others say that she was produced by Zeus and Nemesis, th elovely goddess of vengeance. (Web site)

Union

  1. From their union, Leda produced two eggs. (Web site)

Eagle

  1. Yes, Zeus is dead (take it not to heart), like Leda, like the swan, like the eagle, like the amorous man, like the snake. (Web site)

Language

  1. Leda supports the usual sequential control structures, and more novel structures can be built up using the functional and logical portions of the language. (Web site)
  2. The language I will describe in the attached report is the Leda programming language.

Legend

  1. People believed that this was "the famous egg that legend says Leda brought forth".

Imperative

  1. Programming paradigms supported by Leda include imperative, object-oriented, logic-based, and functional.
  2. LEDA - Combines imperative, object-oriented, and logic programming language. (Web site)

Night

  1. That night, Leda comes to Astal in a dream.
  2. On the same night, Tyndareus also had sex with Leda and Leda became pregnant.

Shepherd

  1. A shepherd found the egg and gave it to Leda, who carefully kept it in a chest until the egg hatched. (Web site)

Stories

  1. She then laid an egg (or two, the stories vary) which she gave to Leda to protect, and from which the above four are born. (Web site)
  2. In some stories the target of Zeus' affections is the nymph Nemesis, and the outcome of Zeus' conquest is an egg, which was given to Queen Leda of Sparta. (Web site)

Myths

  1. According to the myths, Leda was ravished by Zeus in the form of a swan.

Love

  1. Daughter of Tyndareua and Leda, was also the daughter of Zeus, who had made love to Leda in the shape of a swan.
  2. Zeus fell in love with Leda and seduced her in the form of a swan. (Web site)

Children

  1. Leonardo da Vinci began making studies in 1504 for a painting, apparently never executed, of Leda seated on the ground with her children. (Web site)
  2. The husband of Leda, hence her children are the Tyndaridae.
  3. A shepherd discovered them and gave them to Queen Leda, who tended the eggs until they hatched and raised the children as her own. (Web site)

Octave

  1. In the octave, Yeats creates an image of time nearly standing still, with all these events of great magnitude happening to Leda.

Gods

  1. In the form of a swan, the king of gods was chased by an eagle, and sought refuge with Leda.

Story

  1. The best known story is that Zeus disguised himself as a swan and seduced Leda. (Web site)

Half-Sister

  1. Born to Leda but fathered by Tyndareus, this half-sister of Helen co-ruled Mycenae for seven years before being smoked by her own offspring.

Europa

  1. Zeus often took animal form - with Leda a swan, with Europa a bull.

Sons

  1. Castor and Pollux, sons of Leda and the swan (Zeus), were champion prizefighters. (Web site)
  2. In both the Odyssey and in Hesiod, they are described as the sons of Tyndareus and Leda.

Women

  1. Like so many women in ancient Greece (both real and mythological), Leda was important as a wife and mother. (Web site)

Rape

  1. Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda. (Web site)
  2. His words indicate to the readers how suddenly and unexpectedly the rape of Leda begins.

Father

  1. Her mother was the beautiful Leda, queen of Sparta, who was ravished by the father of the gods in the form of a swan. (Web site)
  2. For while Leda was the mother to all of the characters listed above, her husband Tyndareus was not the father of every child.

Mortal

  1. Their father was Zeus and their mother,a mortal named Leda.

Danae

  1. Arachne's tapestry featured Zeus: Zeus being unfaithful with Leda, Zeus being unfaithful with Europa, Zeus being unfaithful with Danae.

Common Motif

  1. Leda and the Swan furnished a common motif for the visual arts into the 19th century. (Web site)

Birth

  1. In fact there does not appear to be any rape story at all associated with Leda and the birth of Helen, until we reach Euripides. (Web site)

Divine Son

  1. The divine son of Zeus and Leda, brother of Castor.
  2. The divine son of Zeus and Leda, brother of Pollux. (Web site)

Jupiter

  1. Castor and Pollux were twin brothers, sons of Jupiter and Leda. (Web site)
  2. Yet another variant says that the swan represents the form taken by Jupiter when he deceived Leda and fathered Pollux.
  3. He discovered two moons of Jupiter: Leda in 1974 and Themisto in 1975, although the latter was lost and not rediscovered until 2000.

Elara

  1. Leda, Himalia, Lysithea and Elara may be remnants of a single asteroid that was captured by Jupiter and broken up.
  2. Unlike the inner satellites, the orbits of Leda, Himalia, Lysithea and Elara are significantly inclined to Jupiter's equator (about 28 degrees).

Classical Mythology

  1. In classical mythology, the most beautiful woman in the world, a daughter of Zeus by Leda. (Web site)

Daughters

  1. Helen and Clytemnestra, daughters of Zeus and Leda, later much more severe acts of violence including starting the Trojan War and murdering King Agamemnon.
  2. The brothers married half-sisters Clytemnestra and Helen, daughters of Leda.
  3. In Greek mythology, Timandra (Τιμάνδρα) was one of the daughters of Leda and Tyndareus.

Phoebe

  1. Leda also had other daughters by Tyndareus: Timandra (Τιμάνδρα), Phoebe (Φοίβη), and Philonoe (Φιλονόη). (Web site)

Categories

  1. People > Men > Kings > Tyndareus
  2. Belief > Religion > Gods > Zeus
  3. Swan
  4. Castor
  5. Religion > Gods > Zeus > Helen

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