Their names were Isis, Amphitrite, Hebe, Pandora, Psyche, Thetis
, Pomona, Daphne, Clytie, Galatea and Arethusa.
Whereas, upon your view, the heroes who fell at Troy were not good for much, and the son of Thetis
above all, who altogether despised danger in comparison with disgrace; and when he was so eager to slay Hector, his goddess mother said to him, that if he avenged his companion Patroclus, and slew Hector, he would die himself--'Fate,' she said, in these or the like words, 'waits for you next after Hector;' he, receiving this warning, utterly despised danger and death, and instead of fearing them, feared rather to live in dishonour, and not to avenge his friend.
had offered it as a prize, but the Trojan prisoners and Minerva were the judges.
Thetis was not unmindful of the charge her son had laid upon her, so she rose from under the sea and went through great heaven with early morning to Olympus, where she found the mighty son of Saturn sitting all alone upon its topmost ridges.
Jove sat for a while silent, and without a word, but Thetis still kept firm hold of his knees, and besought him a second time.
But Juno, when she saw him, knew that he and the old merman's daughter, silver-footed Thetis, had been hatching mischief, so she at once began to upbraid him.
Still, I have a strong misgiving that the old merman's daughter Thetis has been talking you over, for she was with you and had hold of your knees this self-same morning.
Otto Muller suggests that the introduction of Thetis
and of Phrixus (frags.
and let no one slander Proteus and Thetis, neither let any one, either in tragedy or in any other kind of poetry, introduce Here disguised in the likeness of a priestess asking an alms
Then, although we are admirers of Homer, we do not admire the lying dream which Zeus sends to Agamemnon; neither will we praise the verses of Aeschylus in which Thetis says that Apollo at her nuptials
Achilles is not quite invulnerable; the sacred waters did not wash the heel by which Thetis
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