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The Muses in Greek MythologyThe Muses in Greek MythologyAn inseparable part of Ancient Greek mythology are the Greek Muses. These are the 9 goddesses who embody the arts and inspire creativity with their grace through song, acting, literary gifts, music and dance....
Scientists: the Golden Fleece Really Did ExistScientists: the Golden Fleece Really Did ExistIn ancient Greek mythology, the Fleece was the golden wool of the ram....
Symbolism of DolphinsSymbolism of DolphinsIn Greek mythology, some of the gods – such as Aphrodite - travel on dolphins. According to the ancient Greeks, the god of wine Dionysus was fond of turning drunken sailors into dolphins....
History of the Crete CivilizationHistory of the Crete CivilizationProof of the Minoan civilization's strong influence over the peoples inhabiting the continental part of Greece are the legends about Crete seen in mythology....
The Legend of the Kingdom of HadesThe Legend of the Kingdom of HadesGreek mythology and ancient Greece have sparked interest for ages. This interest won't stop, since the myths and legends continue to entice young and old alike....
The Greatest Villains in MythologyThe Greatest Villains in MythologyIn later Greek mythology she is sometimes described as a beautiful woman. Anyone who looks her directly in the eyes turns to stone immediately....
How Homer Decribed the Thracians in the IlliadHow Homer Decribed the Thracians in the IlliadNumerous poets and historians of ancient Greece expressed their shock of the Thracians. Interestingly, a majority of the singers, musicians and artists in Greek mythology were born in Thrace....
Perseids - the Legendary Meteor ShowerPerseids - the Legendary Meteor ShowerIt, in turn, is named after the famous hero from Ancient Greek mythology. The famed Perseus was the son of Zeus and Danaë (daughter of king Acrisius)....
The Myth of the Punishment of TantalusThe Myth of the Punishment of TantalusHere's what mythology says about this inhabitant of ancient Greece....
Mythology: gorgons forever on 21Mythology: gorgons forever on 21Gorgons are one of the most hideous and bloodthirsty creatures in Greek mythology. Euryale, Gorgon and Medusa were possessed bodies, instead of having hair on their heads had nests with snakes....
The most famous Greek mythsThe most famous Greek mythsThis is perhaps the most tragic heroic figure in Greek mythology. Among the famous Greek myths is that of Odysseus, which is told at length in Omir's Odyssey....
Mythological Ways of Achieving ImmortalityMythological Ways of Achieving Immortality), to the golden apples of the giant Thiazi in the Norse sagas, to ambrosia in Greek mythology....
The Romans Celebrated Saturnalia the Week Before ChristmasThe Romans Celebrated Saturnalia the Week Before ChristmasSaturn corresponds to the Greek god Cronus and Roman mythology held that during his reign there was equality, abundance and peace on the Earth....

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