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It's interesting that the most common epithet of Zeus in Greek literature is not the form of the name beginning in "z", but the form equivalent to Dios. (This is the same word root for god in the Romance languages of Europe.) You see the word as an adjective often in phrases like καὶ δῖος Ἀχιλλεύς (kai dios Achilleus) "godlike Achilles", and even other ...


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