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Traditionally, Athene is described as being gray-eyed. Yeats does so in both poem and play. At the opening of the Iliad, it is Athene who keeps peace among the Greek chieftains by holding Achilles back by his hair when he is about to draw his sword against Agememnon. " Page 11 Attis. A death and resurrection, or vegetation, god. Generally a Phrygian, and later a Roman deity, he was driven mad by a jealous goddess, Cybele, and he castrated himself and died; but Zeus made the pine tree of his spirit, and violets sprang from his blood.

174) A knowledge of Irish history, perhaps more in the heart than in the mind, was a prequisite for an Irish literature, as he also writes about in Letters to the New Island: The first thing needful if an Irish literature more elaborate and intense than our fine but primitive ballads and novels is to Page xii come into being is that readers and writers alike should really know the imaginative periods of Irish ... history. It is not needful that they should understand them with scholars' accuracy, but they should know them with the heart.

The building itself is, of course, behind much of Yeats's tower symbolism in his poems. " Balor. ] people. Balor had an evil eye that only opened upon the battlefield. It required four men to lift up the eyelid and place an instrument under it. But when the eye was opened, the opposing warriors that Balor looked at could not resist their enemies. Balor was carried about in the manner of many ancient kings. " Barach or Cook Barach. ] might be attacked and killed in Fergus's absence. ]. " Barhain.

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