Anthea

Anthea

epithet of Hera, meaning “flowery.” [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 121]
See: Flowers
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I have three daughters, Chrysothemis, Laodice, and lphianassa, let him take the one of his choice, freely and without gifts of wooing, to the house of Peleus; I will add such dower to boot as no man ever yet gave his daughter, and will give him seven well established cities, Cardamyle, Enope, and Hire, where there is grass; holy Pherae and the rich meadows of Anthea; Aepea also, and the vine-clad slopes of Pedasus, all near the sea, and on the borders of sandy Pylos.
Agamemnon has three daughters, Chrysothemis, Laodice, and Iphianassa; you may take the one of your choice, freely and without gifts of wooing, to the house of Peleus; he will add such dower to boot as no man ever yet gave his daughter, and will give you seven well-established cities, Cardamyle, Enope, and Hire where there is grass; holy Pheras and the rich meadows of Anthea; Aepea also, and the vine-clad slopes of Pedasus, all near the sea, and on the borders of sandy Pylos.
As when rocks leap forth from the high peak of a great mountain, and fall on one another, and many towering oaks and pines and long-rooted poplars are broken by them as they whirl swiftly down until they reach the plain; so did they fall on one another with a great shout: and all the town of the Myrmidons, and famous Iolcus, and Arne, and Helice, and grassy Anthea echoed loudly at the voice of the two.
The chief secular subjects are: Herrick's devotion to various ladies, Julia, Anthea, Perilla, and sundry more, all presumably more or less imaginary; the joy and uncertainty of life; the charming beauty of Nature; country life, folk lore, and festivals; and similar light or familiar themes.
THE original Blue Peter model of Thunderbirds base Tracy Island will be unearthed by ex-presenter Anthea Turner on tonight's Antiques Roadshow.
Anthea Smith, 43, blames her "naive" use of sunbeds since the age of just 14 for her malignant melanoma, which cost her her left ear.
Anthea Smith, 43, blames her "naive" use of sunbeds since the age of 14 for her malignant melanoma, which cost her her left ear.
Councillor Steve Kay, who represents Lockwood ward, nominated Moorsholm residents Graeme and Anthea Aldous.
TEARFUL telly star Anthea Turner has poured out her heartache at not being able to have kids - and how her marriage break-up left her "an emotional wreck".
TV star Anthea Turner has told of her heartache at not being able to have children - and how her marriage break-up left her "an emotional wreck".
Anthea Parker, 60, a former RE teacher, lost her husband Ian just before Christmas in 2012, just three weeks after he was diagnosed with cancer.