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  • Title: Lecture: Greek and Germanic Mythology: Lecture I - The Prometheus Saga
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    • significance underlies the world of saga, that myths are the
    • Prometheus belongs to the world of Greek saga. He and his brother
    • into the underworld. Only Prometheus and his brother Epimetheus
    • The reflecting man is the man who allows the things of this world to
    • mineral world, the results of all these powers of invention and
    • he controlled the Prana of the outer world. Because man has risen to
    • Adam Cadmon. See also Rudolf Steiner's lecture given at Oxford, 22nd August, 1922, which appears in English in the book Man's Life on Earth and in the Spiritual World.
  • Title: Lecture: Greek and Germanic Mythology: Lecture II - The Argonaut Saga and the Odyssey
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    • fathom the purposes of the rulership of the world; and this can also
    • insight into the purposes of the world-ruler. A purely intellectual
    • companions into swine. Then he descended into the underworld, and made
    • underworld. In the world of Greek mythology this always signified an
    • underworld, the narrator wants to express the fact that the hero
    • before the initiates as the temptations of purely worldly arts,
    • worldly culture. These are the siren songs of the young fifth
    • of the external world and of worldly goods, seeks his soul's home not
    • Astral plane and Mental plane. These are the “soul-world” and “spirit-land” in Rudolf Steiner's Theosophy.
  • Title: Lecture: Greek and Germanic Mythology: Lecture III - The Sigfried Saga
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    • must first find its place in the great cosmic happenings in the world.
    • northern world. None of the currents which passed over the Flame-race,
    • invisible to the outer world. The possessors of the Nibelung treasure
    • harsh difficulties of the external world. It has both to possess
    • plane. The northern saga-world is so interesting because it expresses
  • Title: Lecture: Greek and Germanic Mythology: Lecture IV - The Trojan War
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    • planets, and thus they brought from other worlds what they had to give
    • that of the World, the culture within which we ourselves live,
    • pass over gradually from the priestly outlook to that of the world. A
    • worldly king, a king who was not a priest, would, in the early stages
    • worldly occupations. We come down in stages to those who are concerned
    • the rulership is able to pass over to worldly kings, who however still
    • during the fourth sub-race that we find purely worldly kings, kings
    • first see worldly kings, and, as the Greek colonies become
    • established, in them too we find worldly kings.
    • purely worldly rulership.
    • worldly kings. Previously there had only been kings who stood in
    • about. The earlier leaders of the world were free from kama, for they
    • any trace of kama to enter into the guidance of the world. Kama caused
    • worldly principle. There you have a perfect illustration of the fact
    • that what is victorious is nothing else but worldly cleverness. The
    • purely worldly cleverness, it ensnares Laocoon, the priest, the
    • others, is simply adhering to a true world-historic continuity. This
    • great events in the history of the world to the initiates from this
    • world-history. They have to derive from the Mysteries the forces to
    • external course of world-history. Those who understand something of
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