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What is the greek/roman myth with woman proud of her three sons but they die

Probably Kleobis and Biton. When they could not find their oxen to pull the cart, they themselves drew the cart the six miles so their mother could attend a festival at the temple of Hera, and when ...
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How is 𐌂𐌀𐌕𐌌𐌉𐌕𐌄, a.k.a Catamite, the Etruscan form of Gadymedes?

Regular Sound Change It's been a while since I looked at Etruscan, but two things that stuck out was that the language doesn't seem to get along well with voiced stops (like [g] and [d]), and also ...
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Was there a Roman festival where people dressed in skins?

It turns out that back in the middle of the 19th century, it was suggested by Shlomo Yehudah Rapoport (Erech Milin, pp. 30-33) that the festival referred to in this Talmudic source is the Ludi ...
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Differences in the Greek and Roman portrayals of Cronos/Saturn

The interpretatio romana frequently identified gods based on a few parallels. Hence, not only were Roman Mercury and Greek Hermes identified with each other, but also with the Egyptian Thoth and the ...
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