Bathymetry and sidescan sonar imagery together reveal a slow-spreading ridge segment that has a large composite volcanic plateau at its center.
It is true, the popular imagery is unworthy of such a god.
Devices of rhetoric are used to bring imagery to writing.
The idea that the earth is flat can easily be disproven thanks to both the modern laws of physics and satellite imagery.
He was commonly compared to Olympian Zeus, partly because of his serene and dignified bearing, partly by reason of the majestic roll of the thundering eloquence, with its bold poetical imagery, with which he held friend and foe spellbound.