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somewhere in Greece

Postby Jakob » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:07 am

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Postby Jakob » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:10 am

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please relate the gods to mortality circumambulating.
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby A Shieldmaiden » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:02 am

Great shots Jakob!
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby Fixed Cross » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:33 pm

Thanks S.

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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby Pandora » Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:34 am

These pictures are incomplete without souvlakia.
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby Jakob » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:08 am

I see the menu somewhat more elaborate. Excuse the formatting Ive copied a table.

    The Iliad
    I. 313-17

    I. 436-74

    II. 400-1


    II.402-32
    Location of Sacrifice
    seashore
    altar
    huts

    Around victim
    Sacrificer
    Agamemnon
    Odysseus/
    Khruses for Agamemnon
    Akhaians
    Agamemnon
    katarkhtesthai

    Purification

    Hand washing Barley scattering


    Ritual stance Barley scattering
    Recipient
    (Response)
    Apollo
    (smoke rises)
    Apollo
    (he rejoices)
    various
    Zeus
    (receives sacrifice, denies prayer)
    Victim
    Hecatomb (pl.)
    hecatomb


    ox
    III.245-312
    between armies Agamemnon
    Hand washing
    First hairs
    Zeus, Helios, Rivers, Earth
    (denies prayer)
    lambs, boar

Thats the part about animal sacrifice, that makes Greece so beautiful: only a part is burned to the God, the rest is feasted on. Thats what people don't understand, what the musulmen tried to resolve by substituting a goat for Isaac. But what never had been seen outside of isolated communities and in Africa.
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby unknowing » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:11 am

Who gives a wopping shit?
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby Jakob » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:12 am

unknowing wrote:Who gives a wopping shit?


Go outside and drown yourself in the river.
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby unknowing » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:17 am

Jakob wrote:
unknowing wrote:Who gives a wopping shit?


Go outside and drown yourself in the river.



Stay inside and stick your head in the stove.
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby Jakob » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:18 am

Apparently human meat tastes like chicken. Ive heard pig as well. The unknown bitch here demonstrates the combination and thus the ignobility of the sacrifice. Why we invented spears and handguns, sniper rifles and bombs.

To sacrifice a bull means something much more grave than to sacrifice a human.
Not more important, a bull wont complain as much, but more grave, more substantial, richer.

Now, most of Indonesias and Brazils rainforests are decimated due to soy production which is not to accompany sushi but to feed cattle.
I propose that we re instate animal sacrifice - and that we only eat beef that is sacrificed to a god of the Olympus.

We have time. Oxen move slow, especially to the altar.
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby unknowing » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:34 am

Apparently Hannibal Lecter here likes poetic slaughter.
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby unknowing » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:38 am

Now draw us a beefy bison with some blueberries.
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby Jakob » Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:37 am

MagsJ - no not here now ---
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Re: somewhere in Greece

Postby Jakob » Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:39 am

unknowing wrote:Now draw us a beefy bison with some blueberries.


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