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Has this article been tampered with?
I was wondering if this article has been tampered with? Only I spotted an incongruity in the first line of the second paragraph of the section entitled "Cult and popular appreciation": The text reads "The Boeotian school of epic poetry was chiefly concerned with hey how r u?" What's that all about then? The second sentence reads "The genealogies of the gods and heroes; later writers elaborated this web."
I get the sense this should read "The Boeotian school of epic poetry was chiefly concerned with the genealogies of the gods and heroes; later writers elaborated this web."
- Transient vandalism; long since fixed, as you suggest. Septentrionalis PMAnderson 23:36, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
"See Also" section
The see also section currently contains only one entry "Telumehtar" which redirects to a page called "Telumehtar Umbardacil" about the 28th King of Gondor in Tolkien's Middle-Earth. Is that right? It doesn't seem right! 184.108.40.206 (talk) 19:57, 20 March 2011 (UTC)
- Telumehtar was one of the Middle-earth names of the Orion constellation, and in all likelihood the king was named after it. But it was not the only name, or even the most used name—see Middle-earth cosmology#Menelvagor, which would be the right target for a "see also". Even so, while it could be relevant at Orion (constellation), I fail to see how it relates to this Orion, so I'll just remove the link. 220.127.116.11 (talk) 07:55, 2 August 2011 (UTC)
- Tolkien also had a myth of Telumehtar, as a great hunter and warrior; see Lost Tales. I cannot quite see how to work it into the section on Literary influences; but it is not unlikely to be of interest to readers here. That's what a See also ought to be.Septentrionalis PMAnderson 14:47, 19 October 2011 (UTC)
Help with Scorpio (astrology)
This is not quantum mechanics, so the concepts should be explainable in ordinary English.
What does this mean?
- "Modern mythographers have seen the story of Orion as a way to access local folk tales and cultic practices directly without the interference of ancient high culture"
The editors overlooked Ovid's narration of the birth of Orion in his Fasti, book V if I remember correctly.10:28, 26 February 2016 (UTC)~ The system is out of order and I cannot sign. I am Aldrasto 11.
- "Orion is used by Horace, who tells of his death at the hands of Diana/Artemis, and by Ovid, in his Fasti for May 11, the middle day of the Lemuria, when (in Ovid's time) the constellation Orion set with the sun. Ovid's episode tells the story of Hyrieus and the three gods, although Ovid is bashful about the climax; Ovid makes Hyrieus a poor man, which means the sacrifice of an entire ox is more generous." Septentrionalis PMAnderson 01:54, 13 April 2016 (UTC)
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