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What is the myth of Galatea, Polyphemus and Acis?

What is the myth of Galatea, Polyphemus and Acis?

Galatea, daughter of Nereo, was a beautiful sea nymph who inherited the beauty of her mother Gaea, always being represented as a virtuous young woman with a white complexion. He lived in the sea and was always the object of desire of the giant Cyclops Polyphemus. This Cyclops was ugly, huge and gross, the antithesis of Galatea. He was the son of the nymph Toosa and the god of the sea and oceans, Poseidon.

Light Tank Mk VIII 'Harry Hopkins' (A25)

Light Tank Mk VIII 'Harry Hopkins' (A25)

Light Tank Mk VIII & 39;Harry Hopkins& 39; (A25)The Light Tank Mk VIII & 39;Harry Hopkins& 39; (A25) was an improved version of the Light Tank Mk VII Tetrarch, but entered production after light tanks had gone out of favour and never saw combat.The Mk VIII began life as a modified version of the older tank, with the designation Tank, Light Mk VII revised.

Ostpolitik

Ostpolitik

Ostpolitik

HMS Swift in the Solent

HMS Swift in the Solent

HMS Swift in the Solent Here we see the S class destroyer HMS Swift in the Solent, at some point between December 1943 when she was commissioned and 24 June 1944 when she was sunk by a mine.

Civic Definitions- What is the meaning of Election - History

Civic Definitions- What is the meaning of Election - History

Election - process by which people choose the candidate they want to become a public official. Many positions in government are elected positions, which means that many voters have to decide on a person to fill each job. Elections are held for positions like City Council person, Mayor, State Representative, Governor, Congressperson, and President of the United States.

Did most major ancient cultures (e.g. the Mesopotamians) consider the heart as the main cognitive organ?

Did most major ancient cultures (e.g. the Mesopotamians) consider the heart as the main cognitive organ?

The Egyptians, Greeks (e.g. Aristotle), and Chinese certain did so. They believed that thinking was done by the heart. Was this true about all major ancient civilizations? Were there exceptions?