Greek Gods

Apollo Vs Agamemnon: The Plague in Ancient Greece was Divine Wrath

The plague appeared in Greece as a weapon of divine wrath. Agamemnon, offended the priest of Apollo and the God spread pestilence among the Greeks.

10 Things Most People Get Wrong About Greek Mythology

Ironically, Greek Mythology is itself the subject of many myths. Some of this misinformation stems from action-packed Hollywood movies, while other such myths about mythology have been passed down from generation to generation through the passage of time. No...

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Greece has seen much turbulent summer weather with storms, rains and floods lashing different parts of the country. While tourists dash for shelter from the rain, and lightning bolts light up the Acropolis, it is worth considering how the ancient...

Greek Gods' Epic Tales of Love and Jealousy

Zeus, the king of the Olympian Gods, was not only known for being the most prominent deity in the ancient Greek pantheon. He also had a reputation for his endless affairs, which leaves us amazing tales of conflict and chaos. His...

New Ancient Sarcophagi Discovered in Bursa, Turkey Could Mean Area Is Necropolis From Late Antiquity Period

An olive grove in Bursa, Turkey has revealed what experts are hoping is just the beginning to a treasure trove of ancient Greek archaeology. In an area where previous items have been discovered, experts have now reported that three ancient...

German Playmobil Makes Greek Toy Gods for Children's Charity

Toymaking giant Playmobil has, for the first time, created Olympian gods Zeus and Athena inspired by Greek mythology. The figures are specifically for the Greek market with proceeds from the sales going toward the ELPIDA association of friends of...

More Greeks Turn to Worship of Ancient Gods

The worship of gods of the ancients is returning as groups that espouse adoration for the mythological figures have sprung up in modern-day Greece. Several areas dedicated to the worship of Greek gods have been established. At the same time, followers...

Viral Infographic on Ancient Greek Gods' Family Tree

An infographic created by TheArtistFormerlyKnownAsTheBabyAteMyDingo and uploaded on imgur.com, depicting the ancient Greek gods’ family tree, has gone viral. From Gaia to Kronos, Zeus and Athens, the infographic covers a large part of the genealogical tree. However, as the creator...

Top Five Greek Mythology Mobile Games

Greek mythology is a fascinating topic, with fake gods, goddesses, demigods, heroes and oracles of ancient Greece inspiring thousands of different ideas. If you are also a passionate mobile gamer and interested in games featuring all the above characteristics,...

10 Things You Missed About Greek Mythology

Many are the stories of Greek Mythology that are widely known around the world and many are the movies based on them. Over the centuries, Greek Mythology has set the basis on how people think of their ancestors, however,...