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Appreciating Aphrodite, the Greek Love Goddess
Appreciating Aphrodite, the Greek Love Goddess
It might be oversimplifying things to call Aphrodite just the “Greek Love Goddess”, much as it is oversimplifying things to call any woman “just” anything. Yes, love…...
Athena, Brainchild of Zeus
Athena, Brainchild of Zeus
Zeus was the King of the Greek gods, ruler of Mt. Olympus, and possessor of divine wisdom; except when he wasn’t. From time to time Zeus would seduce a woman - mortal…...
Harping on Hera, Wife of Zeus
Harping on Hera, Wife of Zeus
A quick look at the marriage between the King of the Greek gods and his Queen would leave one with the impression that things between them were rocky, at best. Hera…...
Hercules, the Hero of the Greek Pantheon
Hercules, the Hero of the Greek Pantheon
If there is one figure that stands out of Greek Mythology it is the hero Heracles, although ironically he is best known under his Roman name, Hercules. He has become a…...
Take up Arms with Ares, the Greek God of War
Take up Arms with Ares, the Greek God of War
Ares was a Greek god that, it seemed, no one really wanted around (expect for Aphrodite.) While commonly called the God of War, Ares was more accurately the god of…...
The Legend of Odysseus, plaything of the Greek Gods
The Legend of Odysseus, plaything of the Greek Gods
Some may know him better as Ulysses, but Odysseus is was his Greek name, and the name under which he emerged from Greek mythology as one of its greatest heroes. In the…...
The Monsters of Greek Myth
The Monsters of Greek Myth
Not all of the Monsters of Greek Myth were monstrous, although many were. In many of the stories from Greek mythology creatures half animal and half man, or man -like…...
The Olympians, Gods and Goddesses of the Greek
The Olympians, Gods and Goddesses of the Greek
In Greek mythology there are different groups of gods and goddesses, but the one group that emerges as the most important in Greek myth is the Twelve Olympians. These…...
The Titans, the Forerunners to the Greek Gods
The Titans, the Forerunners to the Greek Gods
The most famous group coming out of Greek mythology are the gods of Olympus, but they were not the first deities of the Greeks. According to myth and legend, before…...
Zeroing in on Zeus, Father of the Greek Gods
Zeroing in on Zeus, Father of the Greek Gods
Like many gods in many Pantheons, the Greek Father of the gods, Zeus, had many aspects of life -- both those readily understood and those clouded in mystery --…...
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