large Siberian amathyst mounted as a jewel with diamond-set honeysuckle motifs, c. 1810. At a later date it was made the centre of this amathyst and diamond tiara in the form of vine leaves that are a witty allusion to the purple stones. The word 'amathyst' derives from the Greek amethustos, literally meaning 'not drunken', referring to the belief that an amathyst placed in a glass of wine would allow one to drink without fear of intoxication. In the lore of the ancient lapidaries, the…
Allusion Figurative Language Interactive / Guided Notes and Writing Activity
Allusion Figurative Language Guided Notes and Student Activity SetA great set to guide students to discover:Allusion Meaning, Examples, Purpose, and Using Allusion in WritingHelp students understand allusion and how to use it to improve their writing with this great set.
Cette expression date du XVIe siècle, elle fait allusion à une légende de l'Antiquité où les crocodiles charmaient leurs proies par des gémissements. Une fois attirées, elles se faisaient prendre. Aujourd'hui lorsque l'on pleure pour obtenir quelque chose, cela s'appelle des larmes de crocodile. Amélie Falière : Portfolio : Illustrations enfants
the crow or raven... 1st stage of the Alchemical transmutation from Lead into Gold text... we cannot have someone lead us, the journey and its decisions must be our own. No one can do our growth for us.
Melanterite dissolves in water its alternate name being 'copperas' from the Greek meaning 'copper water' an allusion to the left-over solution. #science #nature #geology #minerals #rocks #infographic #earth #melanterite #copper #copperwater #water
Dramatic Irony Definition: Irony that occurs when the meaning of the situation is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the literary work. Example: Throughout most of The Lion King, Simba mopes around feeling guilty for his father’s death, unaware (as the audience is) that Scar actually killed Mufasa.
divides the Galilee in the north and Samaria in the south. Esdraelon is the Greek derivation of the Hebrew Yizre'el, meaning 'God will sow' or 'May God make fruitful,' an allusion to the fertility of the area
NIOBE/HUBRIS The allusion originates from the daughter of Tantalus who boasted about her children. This provoked two gods to kill her children and turn her to stone. The meaning of this allusion is excessive pride. The meaning is from Niobe who had too much pride for her children and suffered for it. Ex/ The athlete showed too much hubris and had the crowd dislike him for it.
Enkidu and Gilgamesh...look closely at Enkidu - he's a faun, perhaps the ancient god Pan? In my studies of world cultures, I've found a representative of Pan in each and every culture around the world, even India. What does it mean? Pan was the god of nature...a great protector.
Sphalerite was named from the Greek σφαλεροζ 'sphaleros' meaning 'treacherous' in allusion to the ease with which dark varieties were mistaken for galena but yielded no lead. #science #nature #geology #minerals #rocks #infographic #earth #sphalerite