Ares


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Ar·es

 (âr′ēz)
n. Greek Mythology
The god of war.

Ares

(ˈɛəriːz)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the god of war, born of Zeus and Hera. Roman counterpart: Mars

Ar•es

(ˈɛər iz)

n.
the ancient Greek god of war. Compare Mars.
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Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
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References in classic literature ?
Thus the cup is to Dionysus as the shield to Ares. The cup may, therefore, be called 'the shield of Dionysus,' and the shield 'the cup of Ares.' Or, again, as old age is to life, so is evening to day.
Instances of lengthening are,--{pi omicron lambda eta omicron sigma} for {pi omicron lambda epsilon omega sigma}, and {Pi eta lambda eta iota alpha delta epsilon omega} for {Pi eta lambda epsilon iota delta omicron upsilon}: of contraction,--{kappa rho iota}, {delta omega}, and
With the exception perhaps of the "Hymn to Ares" (viii), no item in the collection can be regarded as either devotional or liturgical.
Very different in character is the "Hymn to Ares", which is Orphic in character.
But ere a torch our crown of towers could burn, Ere they had tasted of our blood, they turn Forced by the Dragon; in their rear The din of Ares panic-struck they hear.
Didst hear and heed, Or art thou deaf when friends are banned as foes?
3) And grant that Ares whose hot breath I feel, Though without targe or steel He stalks, whose voice is as the battle shout, May turn in sudden rout, To the unharbored Thracian waters sped, Or Amphitrite's bed.
Suppliants of all ages are seated round the altar at the palace doors, at their head a PRIEST OF ZEUS.
Without the knowledge of their parents;or that other tale of how Hephaestus, because of similar goings on, cast a chain around Ares and Aphrodite?
SUCH then, I said, are our principles of theology--some tales are to be told, and others are not to be told to our disciples from their youth upwards, if we mean them to honour the gods and their parents, and to value friendship with one another.
But two of the occupations in which people may indulge on week days are regarded as harmless on Sunday by the obstinately anti-Christian tone of feeling which prevails in this matter among the Anglo-Saxon race.
Such threats Vented in anger oft, are blusterers, An idle breath, forgot when sense returns.