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Things You Probably Missed About Greek Mythology

Many are the stories from ancient 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 of how people view the ancient world,...

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Ancient Greeks believed that the weather -- like nearly everything else on earth-- was the result of divine activity. Wind, specifically, was associated with the Anemoi, or the Greek gods of the wind. The Anemoi are the four gods named...

The Story of Demeter and Persephone

Like many stories of Greek mythology the Persephone’s descent into the realm of Hades, and her emergence from it, has resonances in contemporary arts, most especially the notion of death and rebirth. By Chris Mackie  The student of Greek mythology is...

Archaeologist Stumbles Upon Bronze Bull Figurine at Ancient Olympia

An archaeologist recently stumbled upon a small bronze figurine of a bull at ancient Olympia during a routine inspection at the site.

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.

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...

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,...

Michael Chiklis Developing TV Series Based on Greek Gods

Michael Chiklis is developing a live-action television series based on a comic book he co-created, Pantheon. The Greek-American actor and producer is getting together with IDW Entertainment, a newly formed division of IDW Publishing (which houses the comic), to develop...