War (See also Battle.) Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to War (See also Battle.)

  1. Amazons race of female warriors. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 19]
  2. Ares (Mars) god of war. [Gk. Myth.: Kravitz, 31]
  3. Athena (Rom. Minerva) goddess of war. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 44]
  4. battle ax symbol of military conflict. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 163]
  5. Bellona Mars’s charioteer and sister. [Rom. Myth.: Leach, 135]
  6. Durga malignant goddess of war. [Hinduism: Leach, 330]
  7. Enyo goddess of battle and attendant of Ares. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 91]
  8. Guernica painting by Picasso depicting horror of war. [Art: Osborne, 866–867]
  9. Huitzilopochtli war god of ancient Mexicans. [Mex. Myth.: Harvey, 403]
  10. Iliad Homer’s poetic account set during the legendary Trojan war. [Gk. Poetry: The Iliad]
  11. Mahabharata lengthy narrative poem about the great war supposed to have taken place in India about 1400 B.C. [Sanskrit Lit.: Haydn & Fuller, 451]
  12. Myrmidon one of the fierce Thessalonians who fought in the Trojan War under their king, Achilles. [Gk. Myth.: Iliad]
  13. Neman form of Irish war goddess, Badb (also Morrigan or Macha). [Irish Folklore: Briggs, 308]
  14. Odin god who presided over feasts of slain warriors. [Norse Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 774]
  15. red cloud indicates military conflict. [Eastern Folklore: Jobes, 350]
  16. Tyr god of victory in war. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 1147]
  17. Valkyries Odin’s warrior maidens. [Norse Myth.: Leach, 1154]