Greek & Roman Mythology
This article provides an analysis of what the myth 'The Flight of Icarus' reveals about Ancient Greek Society as well as an analysis of sources featuring the myth
Admetus can cheat death but only if someone else will agree to die in his place. His beloved wife Alcestis is the only volunteer.
The Afterlife is an important part of Greek mythology, for the ultimate aim for the living was to spend eternity in Elysium. To get there, people would have to face the three judges of the underworld
When your father is Zeus and your mother is Demeter, I suppose it is no surprise when everyone wants you for their own. Beautiful as she was, Persephone finally found love with Hades and became the Queen of the...
The Greek Myth of Io, turned into a cow by Zeus and pursued through the world by a gadfly sent by jealous Hera.
In every family, there is always one. The child that pushes the boundaries to see just how much their parents will let them get away with. When it comes to the family of the Greek God Zeus, that one is his son Hermes,...
Greek mythology and poem "The sunflower".
The Cretan Bull was a beast that ravaged Crete in Greek mythology; it was a beast that was first encountered by the hero Heracles, and then later by Theseus.
It came to Perseus that Polydectes, who wanted ever more power and riches, would also want even more protection. At the risk of his own life, Perseus promised Polydectes the head of Medusa.
The ancient Greek account of the beginning of the world was complex and bloody. Generations of gods and giants struggled for supremacy before the final triumph of Zeus.
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