Entrance Essay

Andromeda is a herm pillar
St. George defeats a dragon = paganism is replaced by Christianity
Perseus travels to the axis mundi (which is always a narrow passageway)
He attends Hippodameias marriage where he uses the gorgon head (transmutation of Athena) and changes
the dinner guests into stone (herm pillars)
He changes the whole nature of Mycenae of the Old Minoan tradition into the age of Zeus
The meaning of Mycenae is changed to mushroom, from what it had once been named after the sisterhood
The liminal hero has moved forward to Zeus role

Another story of Perseus (backwards version)
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His dads name is Proitos, and moms name is Strong Cow (Queen)
Proitoss daughters are named as the sisterhood of Proitides
The Proitides start itching because of the oestral cycle and they become cows
They encounter Perseus and tear him to pieces

Another Perseus
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His name is Bellerophon, which means killer of Belleros
He also rides on Pegasus just like Perseus
He comes to Strong Cows city
Strong cow gets the oestral itch and falls madly in love with Bellerophon
He keeps away from her
The queen lies to her husband Proitus and says that Bellerophon had raped her
Proitus gives Bellerophon a letter that tells him to go to Africa=underworld
Bellerophon goes to Africa and then is sent on a mission to find a deadly beast named Chimaera that is
composed of a lion with a tail of a serpent.
He is successful in finding the Chimaera.
And during his mission he sleeps with many women from the underworld.
While riding on Pegasus, Pegasus smells the mares on heat on Mt. Olympus and rushes to get there.
Bellerophon falls from Pegasus and is maimed.
He wanders in the midst of Asia.

Hercules (in Greek= Herakles)
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If one is moving towards and Olympian identity, they should leave behind their physicality.
Herakles gets his name from Hera, sinister name named after the goddess.
The false atamology of the name means killer of Hera, or the great queens finger guy.
He leans on a pillar and is the pillar guy of the goddess.
He is associated with the entheogen of the club=the trunk of the olive tree; lion skin; archery =toxins; and
cup of wine

Antias
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He is the one who greets you when you come to the underworld.
He is an African who has a close association with mother earth, and is chthonic.
When you get to the underworld, you must wrestle with Antias
The contestants wrap themselves around each other, which is the antithetical version, they love and hate
each other at the same time
To defeat him you must raise him into the air, because when you throw him to the ground he gets stronger.

Triton
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antithetical version of what Hercules is
He must wrestle with Hercules
The fish guy

Birth of Hercules
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Dad= Amphitriton and Mom=Alkemene (strong woman)
They were cousins from Mycenae.
Amphitriton kills Alkmenes uncle and they are in exile and they are forced to go to Thebes @ the base of
the great mountain.
Amphtriton drops off Alkemene at Thebes and goes to the far west to fight with the Teleboans.
Zeus sleeps with Alkmene disguised as Amphitriton many times in one night
On the same night Amphitriton comes back and sleeps with Alkmene
Alkemene has twins, Hercules is the son of Zeus, and Iphikles is the son of Amphitriton
When Hercules is nine months old, Hera send serpents to kill him
Hercules rescues his weakling brother, Iphikles and Athena appears as the anima.
At this time, Amphitriton notices the difference between his two sons.
Since gods belong in the wilderness, Hercules is set on the mountain outside of Thebes.
Athena tricks Hera into nursing Hercules, and Hercules bites her nipple, causing a stream of milk to flow
into the sky becoming the Milky Way.

Hercules fight with the Lion
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The lion skin is Hercules emblem.
He encounters the Lion at Nemia which is a place associated with the old religion.
The lion lives in a cave that opens into the underworld.
Lion (Nemian Lion) is the consort of the goddess, and is associated with shamanism
Hero changes this entheogen from the old meaning to the new, which requires a hallucinogen.
It is harder to break the addiction from capturing the lion as