Immortality (See also Agelessness.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Immortality (See also Agelessness.)

  1. Admetus granted everlasting life when wife Alcestis dies in his place. [Gk. Myth.: NCE, 54]
  2. amber axe symbol of everlasting life. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 82]
  3. ambrosia food of gods; bestows immortality. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary]
  4. amrita beverage conferring immortality. [Hindu Myth.: Parrinder, 19]
  5. ankh talisman ensuring everlasting life. [Egyptian Myth.: Jobes, 99]
  6. apples of perpetual youth admit Norse gods to eternal life. [Norse Myth.: Benét, 43]
  7. Calypso promises Odysseus eternal youth and immortality if he will stay with her forever. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 166]
  8. cedar symbol of everlasting life. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 301]
  9. Chiron immortal centaur. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 58]
  10. cicada symbol of eternal life. [Chinese Folklore: Jobes, 338]
  11. cypress symbol of eternal life. [Flower Symbolism: Jobes, 402]
  12. cypress coffin symbolizes everlasting life; used for burials of heroes. [Gk. and Egyptian Folklore: Leach, 272]
  13. fan palm emblem of eternal life among early Christians. [Plant Symbolism: Embolden, 25–26]
  14. globe amaranth flower of immortality. [Flower Symbolism: Flora Symbolica, 172]
  15. greybeard-grow-young magical lake plant; its scent conferred everlasting life. [Babyl. Myth.: Gilgamesh]
  16. ichor flows through the veins of gods instead of blood. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary]
  17. Luggnagg imaginary island; inhabitants immortal but lack immortal health. [Br. Lit.: Gulliver’s Travels]
  18. nectar drink of gods; bestows eternal life. [Gk. and Rom. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 75)]
  19. nightingale immortal bird whose voice has been heard from time immemorial. [Br. Poetry: Keats “Ode to a Nightingale”]
  20. scarab dung-beetle; said to carry secret of eternal life. [Egyptian Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 967]
  21. serpent sheds skin to renew its life. [Gk. Myth.: Gaster, 37]
  22. Struldbrugs race “cursed” with gift of deathlessness. [Br. Lit.: Gulliver’s Travels]
  23. Tithonus given eternal life but not eternal youth. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 1087]
  24. tree of life eat of its fruit and live forever. [O.T.: Genesis, 3:22]
  25. Utnapishtim blessed by Enlil with everlasting life. [Babyl. Myth.: Gilgamesh]
  26. Wandering Jew doomed to live forever for scorning Jesus. [Fr. Lit.: The Wandering Jew]
  27. Xanthus and Balius Achilles’ divine horses. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad]
  28. yew traditionally planted in churchyards; symbol of deathlessness. [Br. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1171]