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The Sea Goddesses of Greek Mythology

Next time you see the waves crashing into a picturesque shoreline, think of the sea goddesses and underworld sea monsters in Greek mythology who create those swells. There are two deities in particular to whom those who love to play...

The Most Prolific Couples in Ancient Greek Mythology

Greek mythology has captured people's imaginations for millennia, particularly the stories of love that feature adoring and often tragic couples, some of which produced countless children. Oceanus and Tethys Oceanus and Tethys seem to be one of the few monogamous couples...

Greek Mythology Photographer Makes Mortals into Gods

Currently Leanne Vorrias is traveling back to antiquity to capture gods and mortals in adventures of Greek myth. adventures.

The Sword of Damocles: Why Great Power Comes with Great Danger

The story of the "Sword of Damocles" is one of the most well-known from ancient Greek history, and it perfectly illustrates the dangers that come with taking on a massive amount of power. The story, which may or may not...

One of The 12 Labors of Hercules Featured on Gibraltar Stamps

A new batch of Gibraltar stamps will feature a scene from one of the 12 labors of Hercules as part of the "EUROPA" series of stamps, which are some of the most highly-collected stamps in the world. EUROPA stamps, specially...

The Curse of the House of Atreus One of Worst in Greek Mythology

The Curse of the House of Atreus is one of the most well known and disturbing family curses in all of Greek mythology. by Patrick Garner The ancient Greeks dealt with the normal problems that still vex us today, but they...

Cape Lefkada: Where Lovers Jumped to Death in Ancient Greece

Lefkada, the Greek island in the Ionian sea, is known internationally for its breathtaking landscape and crystalline, turquoise waters. Yet Lefkada's mythic past holds many tragic tales, specifically in terms of the iconic Cape Lefkada, that sits 60 meters (nearly...

Top 10 Ideas for Halloween Costumes Based on Greek Mythology

Forget cats, witches, and skeletons -- figures from Greek mythology make the most impressive Halloween costumes. From frightening creatures, beautiful goddesses, and powerful heroes, ancient Greek myth provides all the inspiration you need for the best costume. With some creativity...