Oeta


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Oeta

(ē`tə), Gr. Oiti, mountain range, central Greece, stretching c.15 mi (25 km) W from Thermopylae on the Gulf of Lamía. Mt. Oeta (c.7,060 ft/2,150 m) is the highest peak. In legend Hercules died there on a pyre after being poisoned by Nessus' robe.
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As when ALCIDES from OEALIA Crown'd With conquest, felt th' envenom'd robe, and tore Through pain up by the roots THESSALIAN Pines, And LICHAS from the top of OETA threw Into th' EUBOIC Sea.
A census -- of highly questionable accuracy -- was conducted covering the area of the French administered OETA, which included the Upper Galilee and its villages and farms and its Jewish-populated areas such as Metulla.
Las tribus del monte Oeta propusieron que la poblacion masculina de la Focida tijera arrojada desde la roca de Delfos: crueldad no permitida por Filipo.
Seneca: Tragedies II: Oedipus, Agamemnon, Thyestes, Hercules on Oeta, Octavia.
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20) The apotheosis of Heracles on the pyre on Mount Oeta is one important story.
His body was placed on a pyre on Mount Oeta (modern Greek Oiti), his mortal part being thus consumed and his divine part ascending to heaven.
He built himself a funeral pyre on Mount Oeta and persuaded Poeas with the gift of his bow and arrows to set it afire.