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1.(Anat.) One of the two prominences at the posterior extremity of the frog of the horse's foot.
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Orual has no hope for herself, and little enough for Glome.
We interpret the Belgrade Charter's concerns for 'the improvement of the quality of the environment and of life for all the world's people' (our emphasis), as converging with Nancy's (2007) concerns about how the world, via globalisation, has been transformed into a glome or glomus.
He is known to the people of Glome only as an avenging spirit; and, he is sometimes conflated with Ungit, even by her own priest, who announces to the king that "the Brute is, in a mystery, Ungit herself or Ungit's son, the god of the Mountain; or both" (48).
interpretation and saying that all of Glome "would say the
Yet did paleness, gryse and glome,* *greyness and gloom
Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan Gangaridia Hans von Grimmelshausen Glome H.
That relationship is disrupted, however, when Psyche is sacrificed, Iphigenia-like, for the good of her country: at her father's orders, she is given to the god of the mountain to restore peace and fertility to the land of Glome.
Orual and Psyche are realistic, but distant figures in the pre-Christian Hellenistic land of Glome.
Set in a pre-Christian culture, the novel is narrated by the central character, Orual, Queen of the land of Glome.
The culture of Glome seems to reflect that of the Greeks who believed in the supernatural nature of dreams.
To briefly summarize the plot of Till We Have Faces up to the central encounter at the river, the beautiful Psyche is the half-sister of the narrator Orual, both daughters of the king of Glome, itself a proud city-state on the fringes of the ancient Hellenic world.
The crisis in the sisters' lives comes during their adolescence when the Old Priest, supported by the populace of Glome, demands of Orual's father, King Trom, that Istra-Psyche be given up through a horrifying archaic form of sacrifice to appease the goddess Ungit and her mysterious son, the Brute, a shadowy being cryptically identified with the god of the Grey Mountain where the offering must be bound and abandoned (45-56; Ch.