Pyrrha


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Pyrrha

(ˈpɪrə)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the wife of Deucalion, saved with him from the flood loosed upon mankind by Zeus
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From Prometheus and Pronoia sprang Deucalion and Pyrrha, the only survivors of the deluge, who had a son Hellen (frag.
It is said that Deucalion and Pyrrha created men by throwing stones over their heads behind them:-- Inde genus durum sumus, experiensque laborum, Et documenta damus qua simus origine nati.
Thus they in lowliest plight repentant stood Praying, for from the Mercie-seat above Prevenient Grace descending had remov'd The stonie from thir hearts, and made new flesh Regenerat grow instead, that sighs now breath'd Unutterable, which the Spirit of prayer Inspir'd, and wing'd for Heav'n with speedier flight Then loudest Oratorie: yet thir port Not of mean suiters, nor important less Seem'd thir Petition, then when th' ancient Pair In Fables old, less ancient yet then these, DEUCALION and chaste PYRRHA to restore The Race of Mankind drownd, before the Shrine Of THEMIS stood devout.
When the earth is repopulated after the flood, Deucalion and Pyrrha toss stones (the "bones" of mother earth) behind them that begin to take on human form, "not well defined, but like roughed-out statues." (21) Thus, in both the pre- and post- flood worlds that Ovid describes, the statue motif plays a crucial role in establishing the connection of the spiritual and material in human form: humans are earth and stone formed in the image of the gods and brought to life by some divine spark, the very miracle celebrated in ekphrasis.
Being obsessed with Game of Thrones, I bought a solid gold necklace from a designer that designs jewellery for the show called Pyrrha. When I wear it I think I'm from House Stark.
Being obsessed with Game of Thrones, I bought a solid gold necklace show called Pyrrha. When I wear it I think I'm from House Stark.
'Goodly Bull, come, Hero Dionysus, To Elaeans' shrine, a pure shrine, pounding Oxhoof graced, Goodly Bull, O Goodly Bull,' so to herself hummed exiled Pyrrha Pent in sorry school in ugly Scyros ...
(1) The reference is to the first book of Ovid's Metamorphoses, where, in a world destroyed by the Flood, Deucalion and his wife Pyrrha create a new race of men.
(24) True, there are local pirates--though described as coming from the city of Pyrrha and not the countryside--that threaten the lifestyle of the protagonists (Daphnis and Chloe 1.28).
Pyrrha Jewelry, $140 to 465; Sollberger's, 1111 Highland Colony Pkwy.
David Macey's essay, "Who Is Pressing You Now?: A Reconsideration of Milton's 'Pyrrha Ode,"' takes up one of the most translated, most studied, and least well understood lyrics in the West, Horace's Odes 1.5.
Cabaret/burlesque style performances will also be making their rounds created by the beautiful Pyrrha Sutra, who was also featured in the video for Go 4 It!