Ananke



a small natural satellite of the planet Jupiter.
Historical Examples

Still it is with some such definite decision that he enters the kingdom of Ananke, the goddess of Necessity.
The Created Legend Feodor Sologub

This divinity is sometimes identified with Tyche, sometimes with Ananke.
Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome E.M. Berens

His soul tried to escape the oppression of this cosmic mechanism, and to leave the slavery of Ananke.
The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism Franz Cumont

noun
a small outer satellite of Jupiter

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    a foot of three syllables, two short followed by one long in quantitative meter, and two unstressed followed by one stressed in accentual meter, as in for the nonce. Historical Examples It will be noted that the dactyl is very closely related in expression to the trochee, and the anapest to the iambic. Browning and […]

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