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men 281

Dog: Bite cure 24 His expres-
sions 231



702



INDEX B



Doliones. The: 223

Dominoes 480

Domitian: and the Jews 434. 448

Donaueschingen 390

Donkeys of the Ansacs 238

Don Quixote 389

Doricha : Original Cinderella 288

Dorieus 316

Doris: His 50 daughters 281

Dragon: Eats Opheltes 44 Aes-
culapius* 61 Baby changed
to a d. 90 Cave of the d.
129 Mars' d. 131 Slain by
Cadmus 131 T>'s teeth be-
come men 131 On Alcmason's
shield 131 Dragon turned to
stone 218 Ladon of the Hes-
perides 322

Dragon scales 1 1 7

Dragon's blood poison 120

Dreams: Divination by 139 d.
mimics 396 The gates of d.
426

Drought and Famine in Egypt

324

Dumas. Alex. 131
Dye: Shellfish 173
Dyers: 172

Eagle: Feeds on Prometheus 278
Earth : Confines of 3 1 2 Thought

to be alive 383
Earthquake: 56 101 104 250 282

284285
Eastern thought: In Greece 397
Echidna: Mother of Freaks 46
Echo deludes Narcissus 157
Eden: 1
Edisons. Ancient : Callimachus

114 InSybaris2ii
Eels: 170 Adorned e. 262 285

357
Egg: Leda's unhatched 65
Egypt: Preface. Invaded 9000

B.C. 312 Its spectres 324
Egyptian: Engineering skill 327,

333. Coast guard 331
Egyptians 188
Eleatic philosophy 2 1 7
Elegy discomfits Tragedy: 462
Eleusinian mysteries 122



Eleutheras 133

Elijah 139

Elis 30

Elisha 1 350

Elymi of Sicily. The 210

Elysian Plain 382

Elysium: 419 426 428

Endor. Witch of 137

Engineering. Ancient 170 291

Enippe 16

Eos: Her unending grief 326

Epaminondas 40 131

Epeius: His cowardice 171 His
tools preserved 210. 281 294

Epeus (see Epeius)

Ephesus:239. Temple of Diana
at E. 280

Ephialtes: Betrayer at Thermo-
pylae 180

Ephorus: 426

Epictetus: His birthplace 251

Epictetus: A district 252

Epidaurus: 59

Epidious Nuncionus: Became a
god 458

Epidius. C: Thought trees talked

458
Epimetheus marries Pandora 107
Epopeus abducts Antiope 133
Equator crossing pranks 298
Erasistratus 286
Eratosthenes 396
Erechtheus: Inventor of chariots

115 Father of Creusa 118 124
Eridanus and the Rhone 381
Eros (see Cupid) 158
Erymanthian boar 32
Erysichthon's hunger 260
Erythras: Son of Perseus 346
Eskimo. The 312
Esseni: Their strange customs

351
Ethiopians: The handsomest 335
Etna. Mt. 484 487. 497
Etrurians: Origin 471 Their

history lost 474
Etruscan origin 471
Eucalyptus liquor 439
Euganean Hill 480
Eumaeus: Ulysses' herder 279

410



INDEX B



703



Eunomus' grasshopper-string

harp 214
Eupalinus: Architect 291
Eupheme: The Muses' nurse 160
Euphrates: Its windings 363
Euripides: 109 120 His "Bac-
chantes" 141 His tomb 206,

285 Praises Arethusa 285
Euripus: Its strange tides 285
Europa: 129 131 In Crete 301
Euryale: 22
Eurybatus: Possibly colluded

with oracles 266
Eurycleia: Ulysses' nurse 280

411
Euryleonis : Female horse

breeder 65
Eurypylus' chest: 98
Eurystheus: Is slain by Iolaus

restored to life 126. 226
Eurytion 181
Eusebius 107
Euthymus: The athlete and the

ghost 214, 215 Marries a

ghost's widow 215
Euthymus the Tyrant 268
Euxine sea 390
Evander: 2 His birthplace 8.

210
Eve: 1 75
Eyecures. Ancient 453

Fatherless son of Hera 278

Faunus and Picus: 434 442

Feast. A Spartan: 67

Feronia : Sabine divinity 449

Fielding 109

Field of Blood: 459

Fight between Amycus and
Apollo 227

Fire. Walking on: 259 471

Fire Worshippers 47 1

Fish: Singing 22 Men changed
to /. 62 F. oracles 270, 272
Ground /. 230 F. guide 236
Tame /. 285, 367 Spg born
/. 469 Blind/. 482

Fishing: In the earth 230 In
bed 481

Fleet. The Grecian 135 287

Flies: Hercules disperses them 9



Floating dinner dishes 466
Flood. Deucalion's: Preface, 113,

116
Flora: Senate-made goddess 314
Floralia: Festival of flowers 314
Flower-like sheep and houses:

484
Flower that became a father 314
Flowers: All of one color at first

314
Flowers about Springs 459
Flute playing while singing 242

Minerva and the/. 246
Flute reed 155
Fontinalia: Preface
Fortieth parallel of Latitude 188
Fortune's wheel 90
Fossils 46

Franklin. Benjamin 433
Freaks: (See Africa and India)

Mother of /. 46. 174 Men

with six hands 222 Father

of Freaks 275
Free salt and fuel for travelers

444
Frogs : Latona changes men to /.

269 Spring produced frogs

468
Fruit censers 299
Furies. The: 118
Furstenberg. Princes of 390

Gades 382

Gaea's 3000 sons 182

Galatea loved bv Glaucus 175.

487
Galaxy. The: 174
Galba 448
Gallati. The: 180
Galli: Priests 251 Their stone

252
Gallia Narbonensis 378
Gallus. ^Elius; misguided 347
Ganga 398

Ganges: Legends of the 398
Gangotri: 398
Ganymede: 3. 174
Garamantes. The: 310
Garden of the Sun: 484
"Garden of Zeus" 320
Gargettus 93



704



INDEX B



Geese save Rome 432

Genealogical night-mares 83

Genealogy : A source of 53

Genii built Petra 348

George. Saint 480

Georgian landscape 278

Geryon: 174 430 Geryon oracle
480

Geryon's oxen 383

Geysers 488

Ghost: Euthymus and the g.
214. 215 g. of Remus 450

Giant : Bones of a 40. Tityus 171

Giants with dragons for feet 29

Gibraltar 383

Gibraltar apes 304

Gideon-like ruse 169

Giovanni S. 483

Glaciers 188 391

Glass: Malleable 332. Dis-
covered by Phoenicians 355

Glaucus eaten by his horses 136

Glaucus made immortal by eat-
ing grass 175

Gluttony. Phigalian 11

Goat: Amalthea 83

Goat sacrifices 136

Goats derived from Crete 301

Goatherd: Discovers oracle site
164 Lycidas the g. 299

Gods: "Unknown" 73

Gods: Birthplace of the first 200
First progeny of the g. 257

Gold as mortar 223

Golden calf 327 433

Golden Fleece and "Argo":
no 159 183 197 175 222 223
224 226 227 278 322 390 1 10

Good Luck's disguises 90

"Good Morning" town 470

Gordian knot 240

Gordius 240 248

Gorgons 312

Graces: The g. 1 149 150 314
A continental Grace 316

Graft: Hercules' g. 95. 229
Aqueduct g. 429

Grafting monstrosities : 1 1 7

Grafting. Tree 1

Grain cultivation. First 122

Grasshopper harp string 214



"Grasshopper's Prize" 294

Greeks. Origin of the 188

Grief. Drowning sounds of 224

Griffins 304

Guides: 1 46 242 269

Gum Arabic trees 325

Gun factory: 425

Gunpowder 387

Gyges had 50 heads 257

Gyraldus. Lylius 264

Hades: Entrance to 46. 48
Shortest route to 57. 249
Keys of 281. 382 425 426

Hadrian (Adrian) 15 21 116 164
1 83 . Destroys a fountain 364

Hague conference. An early 285

Hairless heads and hairy bodies

334
Halcyon days. The first 396
Halcyone 396
Halicarnassus 264
Hall of Fame 453
Ham as Memnon 326
Hamilton. Lady 486
Hamilton's Researches 236
Hands: Men with six 222
Hannibal: 210 252 318 Where

he crossed the Alps 381

Drowns Senators 457. 463 471
Haran 356
Harmonia: 129 Her origin 131

Her necklace 174
Haroun al Raschid 364
Harpies: The hounds of Zeus 278
Harvest every month 315
Hat: Mexican cooked hat 82
Hawk: Tereus changed to a //.

171
Headache cure 30 459
Hebe marries Hercules 195
Hecate: 426
Hector: 129 134 Killed Patro-

clus in Achilles' armor 181.

189 190 Hector- Achilles fight

402
Hedge statuary 466
Helen: Marries Theseus 55. Her

tomb 68. 402 435
Helicon: The Muses' mountain

160



INDEX B



705



Hellas: Homer's name for Greece
188

Helle and the Hellespont 159

Hellen: His tomb 189

Henry IV 371

Henry. Assassination of Prince
Henry 473

Hephaestus (see Vulcan)

Hera: Island 383

Hera (see Juno)

Heracleidae 126

Hercules: Loves Auge; Father
of Evander 8 Eating contest
with Lepreus; The Cormorant
his symbol 11 His greatest
exploit 11 Loves Phialo 12
6th labor (Stymphalian birds)
His detractors 21 Wounds
Chiron 22 Drives flies from
Olympia 30 4th labor (Ery-
manthian boar) 32 1st labor
(Nemean lion) 44 His armor
44 2nd labor (Hydra) 46
His labors minimised 46. 48
His club sprouts 49 Killed
Dorceus 65 12th labor (Cer-
berus) 73, 159, 322. 5th
labor (on Augeus' property)
95 Cause of the labors 126
Number of his children 126
Drew strength from Dirce's
Spring 130. 156 170 Fifty-
two sons born the same day
158 Kills Nessus for holding
Dejaneira 178 His apotheo-
sis; Marries Hebe 195 Flirts
with Iole 195 Kills twenty-
four giants 216 Kills the six-
handed men 223 Loves and
loses Hylas; rows "Argo"
alone 226 Abandoned by the
Argonauts 226 The raft he
came from Tyre on 241. 252
His Springs 284 Visits oracle
of Ammon 313 nth labor
(Hesperides' apples) 322 His
name an anagram 355 Was a
Tyrian 355 His son Nemau-
sus 378 His Pillars 383 Size
of his foot 394 Kills the
giant Alcyonides 396 10th



labor (Geryon's oxen) 430. 444

485

Hermaphroditus: Changed by
Salmacis; his genealogy 264

Hermes (see Mercury)

Herod 352

Herodotus: His chronology 107.
212 His birthplace 264. 399

Hesiod: 83 His bones found by
a crow 150. 158 H. and the
Pierian school 160 His epi-
tomes 312

Hesperides: 312 322

Hesperus: The garden of 322

Hiero. King: 486

Hieroglyphs: 355

Hippius: Applied to Poseidon 2

Hippocentaurs 178

Hippocrates: His birthplace; the
Father of Medicine 299

Hippodamus: First maker of
right-angle streets 212

Hippolyta: The Amazon 48

113

Hippolytus: Loved by Phaedra
48. 49 50 Restored to life
59. 434 441

Hippomenes: Raced and married
Atalanta 75

Historical societies. Ancient 129

Holidays: More than 365 a vear
216

Homer: 19 83 Cause of his
blindness 86 One of his nods
203 Mentions Temesa 215
His study 238 His caves and
rivers 249, 382. 397 First to
mention Arethusa 279 His
school-house 294 His fore-
sight 304 His Hades 382.
397 A conundrum the cause
of his death 399. 400

Honey: Mt. Ida h. 83 h. dis-
covered by Melissa 303

Hope. Anthony 29

Horace. The wine makers' poet
130 His canal trip 449. 459
460 474

Horatius Codes 474

Horner. Jack 46

Horologium: 119



706



INDEX B



Horse: Wooden h. of Troy made
of cornel-tree boards 65. 281
Marine horse 322
Horses. Man-eating: 89 Glau-

cus eaten by his 136
Horse-flesh eating 2
Horse sacrifice: Bridled 60
"Hounds of Zeus." 278
Hours. The: 1
House rent: Ancient 114
Hunting scene sculptures 365
Hvergelmeer. The ice- well 188
Hyades. The: Bacchus' nurses

147

Hyantes. The 129 188

Hybreas 268

Hydra: h. poison 22, 96. h. of
Lerna 46 275

Hydrophobia cure 24

Hylas: Protege of Hercules;
abducted by a nymph 226. 412

Hymenaeus: Killed on his wed-
ding day; restored to life, 59

Hyperboreans 322

Hypermnestra : Saves Lynceus
46

Hypsaeus: Father of Cyrene 320

Hypsipyle: Slave princess 44

Hyrcynian forest 391

Hyrie dissolved 176

Iacchus (Bacchus) 147

Iapygia 216

Iapyx 210 216

Iberians locate the Pillars of
Hercules 383

"Ibis": Ovid's invective 457

Icarus 434

Ice Age. The great 188

Idas offers to fight a god 223

Idmon insults Idas 223

llythia 90

India; Freaks:

Eyeless people; mouthless
people 398

Indians of North America 312
316

Inns. Disappearing 250

Ino: Daughter of Cadmus; be-
comes a prophetess 72 Bac-
chus' nurse 147. 159



Interest at 12% a month 229

Inventors of alphabets 325

Io: 174. 277. Changed to a cow

by Zeus; persecuted by Hera

282
Iolaus: Returns to life; kills

Eurystheus 126
Iole flirts with Hercules 195
Ion: 118 His strange life 120
Ionides. The nymphs 93
Iphianassa 22
Iphicles: Hercules' half brother

126
Iphigenia: Her end 113 Saved

from sacrifice 135
Iris 19
Isis 496
Island: Lost i. 241 Floating i.

298 Thera formed of a clod

from "Argo" 320 Ischia 426

A leaflike i. 484
Islands of The Blest 175, 313
Ister river 390

Itch: The i. in Darius' army 208
Itineraries. Roman 371 374
Ivory: Its preservation 59
Ixion: His punishment and

progeny 178

Jackstones: 480

Jacob 356

Jahun. Saint 398

Janus 432

Japan 3 1 2

Jason (see Golden Fleece):^, and
Medea; crushed by "Argo's"
stern no Seeks the Golden
Fleece 159. 223 278

Javelin that never missed 124,
281

Jericho 350

Jesus: The place of temptation
350 353 354 434 His foot-
prints 438

Jeweled eels 357

Jeweler. The dishonest: 486

Jews and Domitian. The 434

Jiu Jitsu 123

Job '240

John. St.: 426

John the Baptist 351 353



INDEX B



707



Jonah 349

Joseph 324

Journey: A winter day's 170

Jove (see Jupiter)

Juba. King: His residence 318

His views about the Nile 323
Judas Iscariot 194
Judging past eras: no
Julian: 163 266 Restores oracle

364

Junius 210

Juno (Hera):

19. Persecutes Callisto 20
Swallowed by Saturn 21
Zeus' punishments 21 Re-
virginated yearly 58 Quar-
rels with Zeus 145 Her
fatherless son 278 Per-
secutes Io 282 Her birth-
place 291 Result of her
bath 357. 402 430 435

Jupiter (Jove) (Zeus):

His birth 1 A nurse of 4 j.
and Callisto 20 How he
punished Juno 21. 41 His
birthplaces 83 Results of
his carrying off ^gina 109
j. and Europa 129, 131
Succeeded Saturn 257
Three hundred Jupiters 268
His motherless daughter
Athena 278 Carries off Io
282 With Europa in Crete
301 Melissa his nurse 303
Wounds Typhon 365. 435

Jupiter and Thaleia 488

Jurisprudence 117

Jury: The first j. of twelve 114

Justice: Carneades' view of 139

Juturna: 412 435

Juvenal 434

Karnak 325

Karttikeya: The Mars of India

398
"Kehama. The Curse of": 457
Kingfishers: 224 Halcyone and

Ceyx changed to k. 396
Kings selected by height 335
Kipling: A rag, a bone and a

hank of hair 288



Kiss: The first recorded k. 356
Kitchen: Foundation of the

modern 484
Kleptomaniacs 83
Koran 188

Labyrinth: Of Crete 48, 301 Of
Memnon 326 474

Lacedaemon 65

Ladon the dragon 322

"Lady of Letters. The" 325

Laelaps: The fleetest dog 281

Laestrygones. The 210

Lais loved Diogenes 108

Laius: 134

Lake: Avernus 412 Cephisis
155, 170 Como 445 Con-
stance 391 Copais 170 Cur-
tian 429 Fucinus 461 Gen-
eva 381 Lucrine 426 454 461
Nemi 434, 441 Pergus 484
Regillus 435 Tritonian 209

Lampea: 32

Lampetie: Her tears formed
amber 477

Lanciani 434

Lapithae 320

Larache 312

Lars Porsenna's tomb 474

Lasso: Used by Sarmatians 117

Latinus. King: 445

Latona (Leto): 235 Changes
rustics to frogs 269 Gives
birth to Apollo in Delos 298

Laurea Tullius 453

Laurel leaf prophecies 164

Lavinia 445

Law: Perjury court 488

Laws: Curious courts 115, 118
First written I. 214 Simoni-
des /. 294

League. Achaean 10 1

League of Nations. An early: 321

Leaves. Sporting: 124

Lebadea 137

Leda's unhatched egg 65

Legends 100

Leitus: The only Bceotian leader
not killed at Troy 145

Lemures: Feast and rites of the

450



708



INDEX B



Leonidas: 65 180

Lepreus : His eating contest with

Hercules 11
Leprosy: 30. Its origin 93. 95

Cure for 96
Leto (see Latona)
Leucae Islands 289
Leucippus: Loves Daphne; his

ruse 31
Leucothea (Ino) 72
Leucrocotta 304
Leverrier's prediction 304
Libera (Proserpine)
Libya: Ancient Atrica 304
Lice: 208, 216

Lichas finds Orestes' bones 10
Licinius. Lartius: 384
Life: Restored to life 59
Lighthouse: Pharos 331, 332
Linus 160

Lion: Nemean /. haunt 44
Lion twenty feet long 295
Literary curiosity 299
Livingstone 323
Lixos 312
Llamas 398

Locusts: Powdered 308
Lombardy 481
Lotophagi. The 316
Louis XIV 109
Louis XV 378

Lounges: Resorts of gossips 165
Love philter of Nessus 178
Lovers' Leap. The 124 288
Lucan: 5
"Lucile" 374
Lucinus Mucianus gives banquet

in a tree 274
Lucrine lake 470
Lucullus 429
Luxor 325

Luxury of Tarentum 216
Lycaon: Built the first town;

first Grecian colonies founded

by his sons; changed into a

wolf 19, 20. 188 210 216.
Lyceum 121

Lychas: Finds Orestes' bones 10
Lycidas the musical goatherd

299
Lycomedes, king of Cyros 281



Lycosura: Oldest town 1
Lycurgus: Effect of his laws 10
Lycurgus' laws: 65
Lycurgus : Father of Opheltes 44
Lycurgus: Restored to life 59
Lycus marries Dirce 130
Lymata 13
Lynceus: Saved by Hypermnes-

tra 46
Lynceus: His penetrating sight

95 Could see through trees

322
Lyre: The seven stringed 298
Lysander's death 147
Lysimachus' novel use of sewers

236
Lvsimachus: Fixed water rates

283
Lysippe 22
Lysistrata: Her peculiar scheme



Macas. The 316

Macaulay 435

Macedonia 207

Macrobii: They lived 120 years

in the South and 1000 years in

the North 335
Macrobili: They lived 400 years

304

Maecenas 459

Maenads. The 141 433

Magnet: Origin of its name 235

Magpies: Pierus' daughters
changed to 161

Man: Creation of 171

Mandeville. Sir John 73 117

Manhattan real estate 210

Mantichora 304

Mantineia: 14

Manto: Seeress 138 Her strange
marriage; connection with
Homer and Virgil 239

Marathon race. The first: 120

Marcellus. ^serninus: 301

Marcius. Ancus: 461

Mardonius: 140. Fouled Gar-
gaphia's Spring 145 De-
feated by Pausanias 146

Mareotic wine 329

Maro: Companionof Bacchus329



INDEX B



709



Marpesa: Widow; leader of
women soldiers 8

Marrana brook: 434

Mars (Ares): Rescues Death 109
Defendant in first murder
trial 118 131. His island 278.
398

Mars. The Indian 398

Marseilles 237

Marsh: Alcyonian 139 Posei-
don's 62

Marsyas: His flutes' long voy-
age 53 Odd music match
with Apollo 242 Finds Min-
erva's flutes 246

Martial: Why he left Rome 446
His dinner menus 446, 473

Matapan. Cape 73

Mausolus' ashes consumed by
his widow 264

Mead. Sweet: Prehistoric rum
223 226

Meat trees 74

Mecca for the married. A 100

Medea: Tries to poison Theseus
55 Causes death of Pelias 92
Her victims no. m. and the
Golden Fleece 159 Her en-
chantments 278

Medical recipes. Curious: 24, 453

Medicine: 117 Diet better than
m. 397 m. men 138

Mediterranean: Covered Africa
326 Its tide 333

Medusa: The effects of her blood
59 Her death led to the
flute's invention 242. 306 349

Megalopolis 40

Megara: Wife of Hercules 46

Megasthenes founds Cumas 285

Megistias: Predicts defeat at
Thermopylae 180

Meilanion 75

Melampus: Cures Prcetus'
daughters; Names melampo-
dium 22. 96

Melcarth: Phoenician Hercules

355
Mel eager: His spear 53 Kills
Calydonian boar 174 What
his life depended on 182



Melesigenes (Homer) 399
Melissa discovers honey 303
Melissae. The 303
Melisseus king of Crete 303
Memnon 326

Memory system. An early 196
Memphis subways 327
Menelaus: Fondness for planting

trees 26 His house at Sparta

65 His tomb 68 Binds Pro-
teus 410a
Menes: First mortal monarch

326
Mera 22
Mercury (Hermes):

The gift he bestowed on
woman 1 His birth 3 m.
and the alphabet 325. 408
Merops: Soothsayer, king of

Rhyndacus 223. 299
Metagenes; (see Pherecrates) :

His fantastic Springs 2 1 1
Metamorphosis Pref.
Metanira 123
Metempsychosis Pref.
Metis rescues Hera 21
Metra: Sold for food 260
Mettus' camp: 434
Mexican eatable hat 82
Midas: Makes gold by touch

240 Music match referee, his

ears 242. 248
Midsummer Night's Dream: 48

36i
Miletus: 265 267
Milk-giving trees 383
Millet's description of the

Danube 390
Mills: Inventor of 69
Mills of Argos 54
Milo: His strength and voracity

214
Miltiades: 1 14
Milton: 20
Minerva (Athena) (Pallas):

1. Her wonderful birth 5
Her bed 8 Wounded by
Theutis 41 47 Tames Pe-
gasus 109 Disputes Athens'
protectorate with Poseidon :
loses through the women's



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INDEX B



Minerva — Continued

vote; her olive tree 114, 115.
Bribes the Semnae 1 1 8
Visits the Muses 161. 174
222 Invents the flute and
is laughed at 242, 246 In-
structs Ulysses 279, 410.
402 408

Minos: 301

Minotaur: 50 298 301

Mints of oracles 266

Minyas: His massive treasurv

?5°

Mirror balancing: 98

Misfortunes lockstep 20

Mississippi 84

Mithridates: Unpoisonable 232

Mochus 355

Mcero: Poetess 83

Moliere 109

Moly plant 19 20

Money: Ox-impressed 50 433

Monks. Trappist: 439

Monoceros. The 304

Monocoli. The: Were one-legged

304

Monster "Punishment." The:

281
Monstrosities (see Africa and

India)
Monte Nuovo: 426
Moods of Nature 231
Moon: Younger than Arcadians

1
Moore. Thos: Castalia 164 m.

and Stratonicus 268 Ammon

313

Moors: Whence they came 312

Mopsus: Soothsayer, son of
Manto 138 His prediction
contest with Calchas 239

Morea: Meaning of 1. 30

Morocco coast 312

Morpheus 396

Moses: Preface 1 210 m. and
the Nile Spring 323. 433 434

Mother of Springs 445

Mother of the gods 252

Motherless daughter of Zeus 278

Motion pictures 73

M.P.371



Mouse: Teiresias changed to a

138
Mucianus. Lucinius 274
Mulberries: Why they are black

36i
Muleteer becomes king 90
Muncaster. Lord 139
Murder trial. The first 117
Musasus: Ancient aviator 114
Muse: Tenth 288
Muses: 129 First home of 160.

207 Their number; contest

with Pierus' daughters 161

Their favorites 162 Erato;

Calliope 462
Museum. Open air: 129
Music: m. Girls of Corinth 109

Came from Asia 200 Of the

Spheres 207 Cooking to m.

211 Flogging to m. 2 1 1 First

taught by birds 230
Mvcenae: Oldest town in Argolis

45

Myles: Inventor of mills 69
Myrmidons 281
Myrrhina 120

Mysaeum 7-day festivals 102
Mysteries in every age 383
Mythology: Religion of the
Greeks preface.

Nabataeans 348

Naiades. The 281

Naiads Pref.

Nameless people 311

Name similarities 83

Name transference: 51 160 200

207
Naples 412 455
Napoleon 333
Narcissus: 138 Changed to a

flower 157
Nasamones. The 306 308
Nature: Her compensations 24

Her art 159 Her moods 231

Her debt 393
Nature fakirs: 22
Nauplia's vicissitudes 58
Nausicaa 409

Naval victory with snakes 457
Neanthus buys Orpheus' lyre 207



INDEX B



11



' Near" pears 446

Negro: Cause of his color 477

Nelson waters fleet at Are-

thusa's vSpring 486
Nemean games: Origin of 44
Nemean lion's haunt 52
Nemesis: 44 157
Neologists 136
Nephele forsaken by Athamas

159

Neptune (Poseidon):

Where reared 2, 7 His con-
nection with horses 2
Assists Amymone 46. 58 60
His law case with Minerva
114, 115 Sues Mars 117,
118 Dispute with Apollo
about Corinth 257 His
residence; his horses 282
Throws an island 300

Neptune: Planet 304

Nereides. The 281

Nereus: 62

Nereus and Doris 281

Nero: 46 139 Sacrifices an ass
to Apollo 163 n. and the
Nile 323. 372 433 His mother
as Madonna 438. 472

Nessus: Makes Hercules jealous
178. 195 214

Nestor: Lived 7 generations 59

News: Negligible 129

Newspapers and traditions 129

Nice 378

Nicholas V: 440

Nicomedes 261

Nightingale: 161 Philomela
turned to an. 171. 201

Nimes 378

Nimrod 366

Ninus: His tomb 1 1-4 mile high

369

Niobe: Her mountain statue 159
Turned to stone 235, 412

Noah : Preserved no monsters 46
His ark 188

Noiseless city. A 211

Noraghes: Sardinia's mysteries
500

Numa: 400 433 434 435 43^ 44 *

Nuns: 94



Nysa: Where Bacchus was born
"i47

Oak: The talking 183

Obelisks 327

Ocean: Artesian well in the 0.

355

Ocean: Keeps the Bear thirsty
20

Oceanides 281

Oceanus had 3000 children 281

Odeium: 116

Odescalchi family 472

Odysseus (see Ulysses)

CEdipus: 119 129 130 134 171 281

(Enotrus: Founds first Grecian
colony 20. 210 212 285

Ogygus : 129. A utochthonal
king of Grecian Thebes 135.
188

Ointment: 89, 223

Oldest town: 1, 44, 45

Old man of the sea 62

Olympia: 90 486

Olympias: 29

Olympic festivals: 90 The presi-
dency 91

Olympus. Mt.: 1 188 200 242

Omphale: Enslaves Hercules 44

444 .

Oneirocrisy 53

Onesicritus 397

Opheltes: Devoured by a dragon

Oracle: Riddles 90 Ceremonies;
odd answers 99 Orders mur-
der 148 Oldest 0. 163 o.
propaganda 321

Oracles: 53 139 Apollo's at
Delphi 163, 164. 177 Decline
of 266 As mints 266 Fish 0.
271, 272 Replies by nods
and signs 313

Oracular uncertainty 10

Orestes: His bones found in a
well; His coffin 11 feet long
10 His path and its monu-
ments 40. 44 48 62 119

Original baptismal font 333

Orontes 365

Oropus: 139



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INDEX B



Orpheus: 6. o. and the Sirens
182 Brought music from the
East 188 Torn to pieces by
women 200 His tomb and
the birds 201 Still sang after
beheading 207 His lyre 207
Saved by Apollo 2 1 8 Soothes
the Argonauts 223 In the
Hesperides' garden 322

Orthus: Progeny of Typhon 275

Ortygia: 30, 486

Osiris: His tomb 326 327

Oslerism 294

Osogo. The god 268

Ossa. Mt. 199

Ostriches 320

Ostrich-skin armor 316

Outwitting oracles 168

Ovid: His "Ibis" curse; his
banishment and death 457
His country 46 1 His house 462

Owl 484

Oxylus: Three-eyed king 90 268

Pactyas: Absconder, the price of

Chios 219
Paderewski 242
Padua: 480

Painting: Birthplace of 108
Palamedes: Adds to the alphabet

295
Palici. The 488
Palladium 174

Pallas: Murdered by Theseus 48
Pallas: Friend of Minerva 174
Pallas (see Minerva)
Pamphila: Invents transparent

dresses 299
Pamphos 123 157
Pan: His birth and odd form 4.

32 120 164
Panama Canal 333
Pandora: The first woman 1 107



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