Greek & Roman Mythology
Understanding the Origins of the Story of Pandora by taking a look at the known relevent texts.
As we continue through our journey into the world of mythology, we're taking a brief stop to take a look at some Roman mythos.
Dionysus, the God of Wine and Ecstasy was born to a mortal mother Semele. His early life was full of madness and terror as Zeus' wife Hera pursued him mercilessly.
It is difficult to be loved by Zeus. In the case of the beautiful priestess Io, it would result in not only her suffering, but in a series of misfortunes for her children for generations to follow.
Greek mythology is often simply thought of in terms of the fights with monsters or the fighting between mortals. Many stories of Ancient Greece though were about relationships between gods and mortals
The Greek god Thanatos was the personification of Death. An elderly, winged man, his arrival meant only one thing, and soon the spirit of the deceased was being transported to the underworld.
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.
Hades was the god of the underworld in Greek mythology and the brother of Zeus. The Greek god Hades would become synonymous with his domain, his realm would be known as Hades in Greek mythology.
The Greek myth of Prometheus, who stole fire from the Gods for the sake of humankind.
A mother's love is stronger than the wrath of all mythological gods. When Persephone, goddess of Spring, was kidnapped, her mother, Demeter, faced two of the most powerful gods in Greek mythology.
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