Upon the top is set up a sword which is the image of Ares; to this they sacrifice captives, pouring their blood over it.
The works at Vinovo, which had fame in the f 8th century,, came to an untimely end in 1820; those of Castelli (in, Ares the Abruzzi), which have been revived, were supplanted f~t by Charles III.s establishment at Capodimonte, I7~ which after producing articles of surprising execution was closed before the end of the century.
But the emperor died before the project could be consummated, and for twenty-five years Ares memory remained the sole depository of the collected annals.
As a war-goddess, she is the embodiment of prudent and intelligent tactics, entirely different from Ares, the personification of brute force and rashness, who is fitly represented as suffering defeat at her hands.
Voigt, "Beitrage zur Mythologie des Ares and Athena," in Leipziger Studien, iv.
His son was smitten by Ares in battle; his daughter Laodameia was slain by Artemis; he himself, flung from his horse, lamed or blinded, became a wanderer over the face of the earth until his death (Pindar, Isthmia, vi.
They set up no images or altars or temples save to Ares only.
In works of art he is represented, like Ares, as a young man of splendid physical proportions, with bristling hair like a horse's mane and a slender neck.
Although the figure of the hero frequently occurs in groups - such as the work of Scopas showing his removal to the island of Leuke by Poseidon and Thetis, escorted by Nereids and Tritons, and the combat over his dead body in the Aeginetan sculptures - no isolated statue or bust can with certainty be identified with him; the statue in the Louvre (from the Villa Borghese), which was thought to have the best claim, is generally taken for Ares or possibly Alexander.
The figure of Ares appears in various stories of ancient mythology.
The primitive character of Ares has been much discussed.
Though accepted by some modern scholars, this derivation of the word is rendered improbable by the fact that Ares was not worshipped on the Areopagus.
Hercules withstood Ares, Poseidon and Hera, as well as Apollo.
ARES, in ancient Greek mythology, the god of war, or rather of battle, son of Zeus and Hera.
His quarrelsomeness was regarded as inherited from his mother, and it may have been only as an illustration of the perpetual strife between Zeus and Hera that Ares was accounted their son.
It is to be noted, however, that in this little poem he is to some extent confounded with the planet named after him (Ares, or Mars).
Aeetes required of Jason that he should first yoke to a plough his bulls, given him by Hephaestus, which snorted fire and had hoofs of brass, and with them plough the field of Ares.
The ancients interpreted the name as " Hill of Ares."
59) worshipped chiefly a war god, and that certain Thracian settlements, formed in Greece in prehistoric times, left behind them traces of the worship of a god whom the Greeks called Ares.
Though the old military training and organization continued, the people proved unable to defend the frontiers, and the land became more than ever the "dancing-ground of Ares."
37); in the temple near the Flaminian Circus he admires the Ares and the Aphrodite of Scopas, "which would suffice to give renown to any other spot."
Further, the statue seen by Pausanias may not have been intended for Telesilla; it would equally represent Aphrodite, in her character as wife of Ares and a warlike goddess (the books, however, seem out of place).
The deities worshipped by them were Ares (who is consistently assigned to them as a god of war, and as a god of Thracian and generally northern origin) and Artemis, not the usual Greek goddess of that name, but an Asiatic deity in some respects her equivalent.
In the Odyssey he is naturally annoyed by the adultery of his wife, Aphrodite, with Ares.
Ares is a god with whom Homer has no sympathy.
(2) A second Antiope, daughter of Ares, and sister of Hippolyte, queen of the Amazons, was the wife of Theseus.
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yos (377 ft.), the seat of the famous council; the name (see also Areopagus) has been connected with Ares, whose temple stood on the northern side of the hill, but is more probably derived from the `Apai or Eumenides, whose sanctuary was formed by a cleft in its northeastern declivity.
Phrixus, however, reached the other side in safety, and proceeding by land to Aea in Colchis on the farther shore of the Euxine Sea, sacrificed the ram, and hung up its fleece in the grove of Ares, where it was guarded by a sleepless dragon.
(For the Roman god, identified with Ares, see Mars.) As contrasted with Athena, who added to her other attributes that of being the goddess of well-conducted military operations, he personifies brute strength and the wild rage of conflict.
Two of the springs have been identified with some probability - that of St Theodore with the Oedipodea, in which Oedipus is said to have purged himself from the pollution of homicide, and the Paraporti with the dragon-guarded fountain of Ares (see Cadmus).
In addition to the great Homeric gods, the poet knows a whole " Olympian consistory " of deities, nymphs, nereids, sea-gods and goddesses, river-gods, Iris the rainbow goddess, Sleep, Demeter who lay with a mortal, Aphrodite the goddess of love, wife of Hephaestus and leman of Ares, and so forth.
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Kratos, formerly a Spartan general, sold his soul to Ares in exchange for power.
Kratos swore allegiance to Ares, scouring the land as his faithful servant.
The other gods of Olympus, however, don't think as highly of Ares.
Kratos, the former Spartan General, has sold his soul to the God Ares.
The other Gods, seeking a man to bring down the insane Ares, set Kratos upon tasks with subterfuge in their hearts.
Kratos must find Pandora's box and use it to kill Ares, but he also lets out a thousand years worth of Olympian secrets.
You play Kratos, a powerful Spartan warrior on a mission to destroy Ares, the God of War.
All you learn about the story initially is that you are a bad-ass and the Gods beg of your assistance to retrieve the infamous Pandora's Box in order to dispatch the out of control tyrant God, Ares.
You hear the voice of Ares, the God of War who promises you great power and strength if you help him exact his vengeance on someone.
You don't know whom Ares is so upset with, but you decide to help him anyway.
Play as the Spartan with a mysterious past, who helps Ares the God of War get vengence on an unknown opponent.
If Ares generates clones of himself, use Athena's Blades.
These original gods were Tartarus, Gaia (earth), Eros (perhaps - also given as son of Ares and Aphrodite), Nyx (night) and Erebus.
Most accounts give the children of Zeus and Hera as Ares, Hebe, Hephaetus, Eileithyia, and Eris.
Of all purported offspring of Zeus, Ares, Aphrodite and Hercules are among the best known today.
According to legend, Aphrodite later married Ares.
Aphrodite and Ares are given as parents of Eros (god of love).
Procreation (Eros - although sometimes he is given as son of Ares and Aphrodite.
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One of the biggest hurdles that you will have to overcome when using peer-to-peer music download programs, like Ares Galaxy, is that you may run into legal complications.
Some songs that you find in the Ares network fall under the public domain, and as such, are legal to download.
Ares free music downloads have been available since the middle of 2002.
One of the major advantages to Ares Galaxy is that the protocol it uses is more difficult to identify that other similar programs, and as a result, it appears to work better in "restricted" networks.
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The name Ares probably sounds familiar to you if you are a frequent user of P2P (peer to peer) file sharing programs.
Ares Galaxy is a popular file sharing network used by millions of people every day to share music files, as well as other media files like videos and photos.
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Ares thrived on war, conflict and conflagration.
In a more recent incarnation, Ares served as her enemy in the 2009 Wonder Woman animated film.
Despite going to war with him often, Ares is a god and typically, she can only drive him back, not kill him.
In later accounts (and even in the Odyssey) Ares' character is somewhat toned down; thus, in the "Homeric" hymn to Ares, he is addressed as the assistant of Themis (Justice), the enemy of tyrants, and leader of the just.
Thus Ares developed into the god of war, in which character he made his way into Greece.
In Homer Ares is the lover of Aphrodite, the wife of Hephaestus, who catches them together in a net and holds them up to the ridicule of the gods.
In what appears to be a very early development of her character, Aphrodite also was a war goddess, known under the name of Areia; and in Thebes, the most important seat of the worship of Ares, she is his wife, and bears him Eros and Anteros, Deimos and Phobos, and Harmonia, wife of Cadmus, the founder of the city (Hesiod, Theog.
In the legend of Cadmus and his family Ares plays a prominent part.
It was here, according to the legend, that he was tried and acquitted by a council of the gods for the murder of Halirrhothius, who had violated Alcippe, the daughter of Ares by Agraulos.
The worship of Ares being less general throughout Greece than that of the gods of peace, the number of statues of him is small; those of Ares-Mars, among the Romans, are more frequent.
In the Borghese Ares (also taken for Achilles) he is standing, his only armour being the helmet on his head.
But before this grouping had recommended itself to the Romans, with their legend of Mars and Rhea Silvia, the Greek Ares had again become under Macedonian influence a bearded, armed and powerful god.
Muller, Ares (1848); H.
Voigt, "Beitrage zur Mythologie des Ares and Athena" in Leipziger Studien, iv.
Roscher, Studien zur vergleichenden Mythologic, i., 1873; C. Tempel, Ares and Aphrodite (1880); articles in Pauly-Wissowa's Realencyclopeidie, Roscher's Lexikon der Mythologie, and Daremberg and Saglio's Dictionnaire des Antiquites (s.v.
When Death came to fetch him, Sisyphus put him into fetters, so that no one died till Ares came and freed Death, and delivered Sisyphus into his custody.
Thus Sisyphus fettered Death, keeping him prisoner till rescued by Ares; in Venetian folklore Beppo ties him up in a bag for eighteen months; while in Sicily an innkeeper corks him up in a bottle, and a monk keeps him in his pouch for forty years.
OENOMAUS, in Greek legend, son of Ares and Harpinna, king of Pisa in Elis and father of Hippodameia.
ERIS, in Greek mythology, a sister of the war-god Ares (Homer, Iliad, iv.
At the expiration of this period the gods gave him to wife Harmonia, daughter of Ares and Aphrodite, by whom he had a son Polydorus, and four daughters, Ino, Autonoe, Agave and Semele - a family which was overtaken by grievous misfortunes.
I %ION,' in Greek legend, son of Phlegyas, king of the Lapithae in Thessaly (or of Ares), and husband of Dia.
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In Homer he frequently appears on the field, like Ares and Athene, bearing the aegis to frighten the foe.
Her amour with Ares, by whom she became the mother of Harmonia, the wife of Cadmus, is famous (Od.
It is possible that the frequent association of Aphrodite with Ares is to be explained by an armed Aphrodite early worshipped at Thebes, the most ancient seat of the worship of Ares.
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