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Statue of Atlas Reconstructed at Greek Temple of Zeus in Agrigento, Italy

A colossal statue of the sky-bearing Greek titan Atlas, which was buried for hundreds of years among ancient ruins, has been reconstructed to claim its rightful place at the Temple of Zeus in Agrigento, Sicily after a twenty-year-long research...

Ancient Greek Temple of Zeus Unearthed in Sinai, Egypt

Archaeologists recently unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, authorities in Egypt said. In a statement, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said the temple ruins were found in the Tell el-Farma...

Prince Philip: The Homeless “Greek God” Shunned by Palace and Churchill

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was seen as a "Greek god" when he was young, Queen Elizabeth's bridesmaid said during a recent panel discussion. Lady Pamela Hicks, 94, who was also Her Majesty's lady-in-waiting and Philip's cousin as...

Statue of God Apollo Unearthed at Ancient Etruscan and Roman Baths

In a recent archaeological discovery at San Casciano dei Bagni in Tuscany, Italy, experts stumbled upon a marble statue of Apollo Sauroctonos, also known as the "Lizard-Slayer." This finding occurred during excavations of an ancient Etruscan and Roman bath. The...

Dionysus, the Astonishingly Modern Olympic God

By Patrick Garner The ancient Greeks considered Dionysus the 12th and final Olympic god. He was not taken seriously by his father Zeus nor by most of the other gods. His mother Semele was an unfortunate village girl who had...

The Connection of the Word ‘Panic’ to the Greek God Pan

The word panic comes from the name of the Greek god Pan or Panas, who was reputed to cause humans to flee in maddening fear. Initially, the word described the intensity of a feeling of unjustified, individual, or collective fear...