• Roman
  • But we shall here confine ourselves to those which were peculiar to the Roman goddess, as far as they can be ascertained. (tufts.edu)
  • Here, the Roman goddess of prosperity is portrayed with all of her mythical attributes: Sheaves of wheat, poppies, Horn of Plenty, precious coins, and Wheel of Fortune. (pamp.com)
  • In Greek and Roman mythology, a "palladium" was an image of great antiquity on which the safety of a city was said to depend, especially the wooden one that Odysseus and Diomedes stole from the citadel of Troy and which was later taken to Rome by Aeneas. (wikipedia.org)
  • isotopes
  • clarification needed] Palladium films with defects produced by alpha particle bombardment at low temperature exhibit superconductivity having Tc=3.2 K. Naturally occurring palladium is composed of seven isotopes, six of which are stable. (wikipedia.org)
  • troy
  • and third, if the Palladium, 13 which had fallen from heaven, were stolen from Troy , for while it was within the walls the city could not be taken. (tufts.edu)
  • Helenus then reveals three new prophecies concerning the preconditions for the Greeks' conquest of Troy, notably, that the city will not fall while it harbours the Palladium. (wikipedia.org)
  • During the Trojan War, the importance of the Palladium to Troy was said to have been revealed to the Greeks by Helenus, the prophetic son of Priam. (wikipedia.org)
  • Athena's
  • On the goddess Athena's initiative, the Greek warrior Epeius builds the wooden horse, and the Greeks place their best warriors inside it, burn their camp, and withdraw to the nearby island Tenedos. (wikipedia.org)
  • Whether Elektra had come to Athena's shrine of the Palladium as a pregnant suppliant and a god cast it into the territory of Ilium, because it had been profaned by the hands of a woman who was not a virgin, or whether Elektra carried it herself or whether it was given directly to Dardanus vary in sources and scholia. (wikipedia.org)
  • dense
  • These have similar chemical properties, but palladium has the lowest melting point and is the least dense of them. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • In a Linear B tablet found at Pylos, the "two queens and the king" (wa-na-ssoi, wa-na-ka-te) are mentioned, and John Chadwick relates these with the precursor goddesses of Demeter, Persephone and Poseidon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inscriptions in Linear B found at Pylos, mention the goddesses Pe-re-swa, who may be related with Persephone, and Si-to po-ti-ni-ja, who is an agricultural goddess. (wikipedia.org)
  • Palladium has been found uncombined in nature, in Brazil, but most is found in sulfide minerals such as braggite. (rsc.org)
  • Palladium may also be found with nickel - copper deposits in South Africa and Ontario. (investingnews.com)
  • were magical found objects, faceless pillars of Earth in the old manner, before the Goddess was anthropomorphized and given form through the intervention of human intellectual meddling. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to various versions of this legend the Trojan Palladium found its way to Athens, or Argos, or Sparta (all in Greece), or Rome in Italy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Beliefs attributing particular icons as palladia were found especially in the Eastern Churches, and have remained particularly powerful in Russian Orthodoxy, where a number of icons protected different cities. (wikipedia.org)
  • procession
  • This could explain a Mycenaean fresco from 1400 BC that represents a procession with animal masks and the procession of "daemons" in front of a goddess on a goldring from Tiryns. (wikipedia.org)
  • Palladia were carried in procession around the walls of besieged cities and sometimes carried into battle. (wikipedia.org)
  • gods
  • Greek myth attempts to explain the origins of the world, and details the lives and adventures of a wide variety of gods, goddesses, heroes, heroines and mythological creatures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Russia
  • Palladium arsenide-antimonides from Itabira, Minas Gerais, Brazil, Clark, A. M. In: Mineralogical Magazine and Journal of the Mineralogical Society, 1974, Vol. 39, Issue 305, pp. 528-543 New Gold-Palladium Type of Mineralization in the Kozhim Region of Circumpolar Ural (Russia). (wikipedia.org)
  • The tightening of emissions standards worldwide has heightened palladium demand, especially in emerging economies like China, India, Brazil and Russia. (investingnews.com)
  • Gold
  • And thanks to palladium's affordability, scarcity and brilliant-white shine, investors increasingly turn to palladium bars as a long-term store of value--at roughly half the price of gold. (providentmetals.com)
  • White gold is an alloy of gold that has been decolourised by alloying with another metal, sometimes palladium. (rsc.org)
  • As early as 1700, miners in Brazil were aware of a metal they called ouro podre , 'worthless gold,' which is a native alloy of palladium and gold. (rsc.org)
  • White gold is an alloy of gold decolorized by the addition of palladium. (vias.org)
  • Like gold, palladium can be beaten into leaf as thin as 1/250,000 in. (vias.org)
  • Palladium Gold and Palladium Arsenide-Antimonide Minerals from Congo Soco Iron Ored Mine, Quadrilatero Ferritero, Minas Gerais Brazil, Cabral, A.R.: Kwitko, R: Jones R.D. Applied earth science, vol.111, num. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jeffrey Christian, managing director of CPM Group, provides insight on gold, lithium, palladium and the potential for a stock market correction. (investingnews.com)
  • catalyst
  • Finely divided palladium is a good catalyst and is used for hydrogenation and dehydrogenation reactions. (rsc.org)
  • Troy's
  • Many cities in Greece and Italy claimed to possess the genuine Trojan Palladium, but it was particularly identified with the statue brought to Italy by the hero Aeneas after Troy's destruction and preserved in the shrine of the goddess Vesta at Rome . (britannica.com)
  • image
  • Considered not a man-made artefact but of divine provenance, it was the holiest image of the goddess and was accorded the highest respect. (wikipedia.org)
  • cult
  • The cult was originally private and there is no information about it, but certain elements suggest that it could have similarities with the cult of Despoina ("the mistress")-the precursor goddess of Persephone-in isolated Arcadia that survived up to classical times. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the cult of Despoina at Lycosura, the two goddesses are closely connected with the springs and the animals, and especially with Poseidon and Artemis, the "mistress of the animals" who was the first nymph. (wikipedia.org)
  • Greece
  • Artemis appears as a daughter of Demeter in the Arcadian cults and she became the most popular goddess in Greece. (wikipedia.org)
  • especially
  • Specific icons, especially those of the Virgin Mary or Virgin and Child became credited with specialist functions, with their veneration aiding against disease or other misfortunes, and the military role of palladium was an example of this. (wikipedia.org)
  • great
  • Mr. Fawehinmi secured the release of Mr. Ayodeji after successfully invoking that great palladium of civil liberty, the writ of habeas corpus. (wordsmith.org)