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The Mysterious Island of Thule in Greek Mythology

Most mythological places in ancient Greek records are to be found somewhere around the Mediterranean. However, one location from Greek mythology is quite different. This is the island of Thule. According to ancient Greek records, the legendary island of Thule...

Was Atlantis a Minoan Civilization on Santorini Island?

Researchers have been speculating about the location or nature of Atlantis since Plato first wrote about it. A huge variety of theories have arisen, especially in modern times. Popular theories include identifying Atlantis with the Azores, Antarctica, or South...

When Exactly Is Atlantis Believed to Have Existed?

Plato's story of Atlantis is famously set a very long time ago in the past. The figure "9000 years before Solon" is thrown around a lot in discussions of when Atlantis supposedly existed. However, did Plato really set his...

The Top Five Craziest Greek Gods

As we count down the top five crazy Greek gods, many will wish to know who the absolute craziest is. But what should the criteria for crazy be exactly? This is difficult to say. Calling people crazy is sometimes insulting....

Unexpected Greek Roots in Slavic Folklore

Greek mythology has deeply impacted various cultures around the world, and its roots can surprisingly be seen in Slavic folklore and fairytales. Ancient heroes found their reflection in legends and fairy tales, and dangerous swamps and dense forests of Eastern...