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The Evil Bird Women of Greek Mythology

According to Greek mythology Harpies were half-women, half-bird creatures known as the agents of divine punishment They were depicted as having a female head but the body of a bird, and although they are described by certain sources as quite...

Artichokes: The 3,000-Year-Old Greek Superfood

The artichoke is one of the oldest known Greek superfoods, with many powerful medicinal properties, while it is also used in delicious recipes

Russell Crowe Fought to Add Greek Accent as Zeus in “Thor”

For his role as Zeus in the latest installment of the Thor franchise, Russell Crowe had to convince director Taika Waititi that the god of thunder and ruler of Olympus should have a Greek accent. The Oscar-winning actor fought for...

Jeff Goldblum Replaces Hugh Grant as Zeus in Netflix Show Kaos

Jeff Goldblum will be replacing actor Hugh Grant in the role of Zeus, king of the Greek gods, in the upcoming Netflix show, Kaos. Initially, Grant was cast in the role, but had to pull out of the dark comedy...

Face of Zeus on Mt Olympus: Ancient Carving or Optical Illusion

Some claim that they can see the face of Zeus on the rocky face of Mt. Olympus, the traditional home of the gods in Greek mythology. The rocky face, which is located at around 2,400 meters (7874.016 feet) high, near...

Massive Golden Statue of Zeus Comes Back to Life

The massive golden and ivory statue of Zeus that once stood in the temple to the god located at Ancient Olympia has come back to life after 2,500 years. A replica of the ancient masterpiece has been on display at...

Hugh Grant to Star as Zeus in Upcoming Netflix Greek Myth Thriller “Kaos”

Hugh Grant will be starring as Zeus, king of the Greek gods, in an upcoming Netflix thriller based on Greek mythology called Kaos. The dark comedy series, which will be in production this summer, is a modern retelling of the...

Greece Boasts One of the Oldest Oak Trees in Europe

An ancient oak tree in northern Greece is believed to be among the oldest surviving tree of its kind in Europe. 

10 Things Most People Get Wrong About Greek Mythology

Ironically, Greek Mythology is itself the subject of many myths that are widely believed by many people around the world.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Slays Social Media as Zeus in BMW Campaign

The beloved actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is conquering social media in the runup to the Super Bowl, with last week's Instagram post he made with himself portraying the Greek god of thunder viewed more than 2.5 million times already. In the...