Zeus: whatever he may be, if this name
pleases him in invocation,
thus I call upon him.
I have pondered everything
yet I cannot find a way,
only Zeus, to cast this dead weight of ignorance
finally from out my brain.
from the Hymn to Zeus in Aeschylus’ Agamemnon (via thehellenicguy)

(via thehellenicguy)

hellas-inhabitants:

Zeus hurling thunderbolts. Archaic statue. Date uncertain. Glyptothek Munich.

Ο Δίας εκσφενδονίζει κεραυνούς. Αρχαϊκό άγαλμα. Ημερομηνία αβέβαιη. Γλυπτοθήκη Μονάχου.

marielikestodraw:

rcmclachlan:

jasminescent:

Aiden Shaw by Yang YI  for Elle magazine (China) Feb 2013

THROW ME OVER YOUR SHOULDER AND CARRY ME TO OLYMPUS, HIPSTER ZEUS, I’M READY

WOW WHAT IS GOING ON HERE WOW

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