In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Mitología(deities) del Olimpo(pantheon) olímpico
- These are still early days for dress rehearsals, but this week's world rowing championships have already assumed an Olympian scale.
- Rather than go down in honor, this half-god Prometheus, in order to avoid further violence, had chosen to desert over to the Olympian forces.
- Thus the locals put behind the disappointment of not able to witness the Olympian medallist in action.
- This challenged the accepted view of the stars as dead heroes placed in the firmament by the Olympian gods.
- Finally, just 7 kilometres away at the far end of the bay stood the mighty Greek temple to Hera, queen of the Olympian gods, sister and jealous wife of Zeus.
- In fact, she's a prodigal vocalist and junior Olympian gymnast, with a genius IQ.
- Special Olympian athletes from the Westport electoral area have been congratulated by members of the Westport Electoral Area Committee on their achievements.
- It is as though the Olympian order had thrust the great Mother Goddesses of olden time into the background for the sole purpose of throwing the divine Korai into sharper relief.
- These personal advisers were the alleged well-spring of Olympian justice, as Zeus meted out punishment with the same reckless abandon that he exercised in chasing his paramours.
- The twelve Titans, children of Uranus and Gê, were the group of gods immediately preceding the Olympian gods in Greek mythology.
- Baseball might be right up with pentathlon and synchronised swimming among sports of dubious Olympian pedigree.
- The peplos of ritual is the aegis of myth, Athena's impenetrable armour won in the battle of the Giants, those older, monstrous forces of chaos who threatened the orderly and just government of the Olympian gods.
- The names come from two Olympian gods - Phevos, the Olympian god of light and music, also known as Apollo, and Athena - goddess of wisdom and patron of the city of Athens.
- Imagine, if you will, that Achilles was dipped into the Olympian water of invulnerability by a god who dangled him from not from his heel but from his elbow and knee, which had been hog-tied together for the purpose.
- Zeus is the god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods.
- I read in my book that in ancient Greece ivy was sacred to Dionysus, the Olympian vintner who was one of the gods.
- The German wife of the Australian Olympian has won two gold medals in the Olympian equestrian competition.
- They find their laughter as sweet as nature's own elixir and their round, cherubic faces like heaping helpings of Olympian ambrosia.
- It was just like my paintings: convex, present, just like those Olympian gymnasts.
- At one end of the spectrum were the official cults of the emperor and the Capitoline Triad: Jupiter, Juno and Minerva, linked to other Olympian gods like Mars.
- Guest of honour on the night was the twice Olympian athlete, a race-walker who travelled all the way from Cork for the occasion.
- Further evidence for his radical theology lies in his appropriation of the names of the Olympian gods for his roots of matter and his cosmic forces.
- It was a send-off befitting any Olympian athlete.
- We've got the scoop on an Olympian edition of The Sports Factor.
- Lavish donations outside Palestine established Herod as a benefactor on an empire-wide scale, as well as a flamboyant philhellene; the Olympian games and the city of Athens were among the beneficiaries.
- The SHU is hosting an Olympian lunch at Peffermill to celebrate Scotland's former Olympic hockey players and coincide with the Finals.
- Hecate was not an Olympian god but belonged to popular folk religion.
- The Olympian gods and goddesses in Greek and Roman mythology, on the other hand, do represent a static binary, and it is this false parallel regarding how the binaries function that Waldman contrasts.
- Making an entrance befitting any Olympian athlete, Frances arrived in Emily Square in an open top vintage car, accompanied by her chauffeur for the night.
- So for any of those children born yesterday in Britain - the anticipated number is 1,800-can expect a track and field day out of Olympian magic.
- But he gains in confidence, building up to the Olympian ending as Apollo accepts his destiny, watched by the women who nurtured him.
- The three brothers became the blacksmiths of the Olympian gods, creating Zeus' thunderbolts, Poseidon's trident.
- That Olympian goddesses could be brought down to such a base level is just the kind of thing that Eris might find amusing.
- Athena, Apollo or Dionysus and the other Olympian deities were honoured all over Greece and with rituals specific to each city according to the particular emphasis of their cults.
- But, outside that charmed circle, we might observe that, although Wolfe speaks from an Olympian distance, it is hard to think of this as a mature view of the world.
- Indeed, the regulation should be extended to protect all jobs for which Olympian detachment from reality is an essential requirement.
- Justices are sometimes praised for ruling with Olympian detachment.
- The programme concluded with Mozart's Symphony No. 41, the socalled Jupiter symphony, whose Olympian grandeur justifies its name.
- What's surprising is how often judges - including many with Olympian reputations - have sounded off about legal questions and controversies.
- Indeed, there is something willful and maddening in their tone of Olympian detachment.
- They regard an Olympian detachment from the concerns of most unionists as a mark of non-sectarian virtue and are happy for company in the wilderness.
- Do the network news anchors of the big broadcast networks have to be Olympian figures?
- Simmons' writing is distinguished not by its Olympian distance from sports but by its almost tender intimacy.
- As importantly, it reminded its readers that humans are animals, sharing in the redness of tooth and claw, and therefore not superior beings who can afford to view the animal kingdom with Olympian detachment.
- The Greeks could hold I think, opposite things together, usually at one end of their temples there was a statue of great Olympian calm, at the other of dark carnal struggle.
- What's called for instead is an end to the myth of Olympian objectivity in the press.
- Ordinarily, of course, like every professional opinion-peddler, I approach all issues from a perspective of utter Olympian detachment.
- What's interesting is that this big solid newspaper office has this lone outpost of the Service Economy Stratum, an embassy of the economic world we write about with Olympian detachment.
- When you're a kid, you imagine people on TV as Olympian figures.
- His Olympian incorruptibility never rings true.
- Ministers can return a little more to Olympian detachment, coming down only for serious interviews, election campaigns and the like.
- They add with almost Olympian detachment that there ‘was some increase [in accidents] but not much since Railtrack was sold off in 1996’.
- He cultivated an image of Olympian detachment by scrupulously protecting the respective ranks and dignities of the grandees.
- Although the police received many complaints of fraud in the run-up to the election, their ‘attitude… could at the kindest be described as one of Olympian detachment’.
1Mitologíadios del Olimpo masculinodiosa del Olimpo femenino
- The Twelve Olympians, in Greek mythology, were the principal gods of the Greek pantheon, residing atop Mount Olympus.
- Not only that, but depending on who you ask, Aphrodite isn't really an Olympian.
- In Boucher, Olympians, dryads and shepherdesses are interchangeable.
- It's pretty much my own personal mythology ‘what if’ scenario, where the Olympians wake up one day and realize their children have usurped control of the collective unconscious.
- They survived the war between the Titans and the Olympians and became servants of Zeus.
- The Olympians - the mythical Greek Gods - were almost like a fantasy family firm of mobsters.
- Athena, intending to entertain the Olympians by playing the flute is mocked by the gods and retreats to Mount Ida to play alone.
- A conflict of interest among the gods could lead to something similar to the war between the Olympians and the Titans.
- In consequence, the Olympians are a superhuman but disreputable warband: no place for an intellectual!
- The Olympians defeated the Titans in a battle - the Titanomachy.
- This way, so Zeus believed, the king of the Olympians could deny the charge of infidelity leveled at him by his spiteful and jealous wife, Hera.
- Greek Artemis, when she ‘fled to Egypt’ along with the rest of the Olympians, assumed the features of the cat-headed Bast.
- Who has thought to listen to the heart and mind of the Kore's Father, Zeus King of the Olympians?
- There is so much history bouncing off the hills above Lake Schinias that even giant Olympians are reduced to mere mortals.
- The disposition of Olympians apparently follows genealogical principles, perhaps derived from allegorical interpretations of Homer and Hesiod developed by Crates of Mallus, a scholar resident at the Attalid court.
- Besides the twelve Olympians, Demeter and Dionysios, the gods of wheat and wine, have a significant impact on the daily lives of mortals.
- Polyphemus is one of the Cyclopes, and one of the only creatures born before the Titans, who was not killed by the Olympians.
- It is certainly possible that behind the rebellious Titan of Aeschylus there lurks an early Greek or Indo-European divinity, a benevolent demiurge, whom the Olympians supplanted.
- In spite of being all-powerful, the Olympians weren't too savvy when it came to social functions.
- Prometheus was a god from the old order, the Titans, who had now all been overthrown by a group of young upstarts, the Olympians - all, that is, except for Prometheus.
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