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Autumn Equinox Marks Solemn Change of Seasons

In Greek mythology, the Autumn equinox (which occurs on Wednesday) marks the return of the goddess Persephone to the underworld for three months, where she is reunited with her husband, Hades. This somber event, as recorded by the ancient Greeks...

How Ancient Greece Shaped the Thought of Dante

Dante, the beloved poet of Italy, who penned the monumental and immortal works "Inferno," "Purgatorio," and "Paradiso," never visited Greece, but his thought was heavily influenced by the ancient Greeks and his poetry and, in turn, influenced Greek and...

Turkey Opens “Gate to Hell” in Ancient Greek City of Hierapolis

The famed "Gate to Hell" at the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Hierapolis in western Turkey has opened to regular visitors for the first time on Monday. Known also as Pluto’s Gate—Ploutonion in Greek, Plutonium in Latin—the cave...

The Concepts of Heaven and Hell in Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece's concepts for Heaven and Hell are of course different than those propounded by Christianity, but have striking similarities.

The Xbox Series S Rules Black Friday 2021

Microsoft's Xbox Series S console is leading game console sales this Black Friday. The console's success is due to a combination of two factors: its price point and its availability. While Sony's Playstation 5 is far and away the most...

Hades: The New Greek Mythology Game Taking Over Consoles Worldwide

Hades is a roguelike Greek mythology videogame developed and published by Supergiant games. The game was initially released for MacOS, Microsoft Windows, and Nintendo Switch on September 17, 2020, and quickly took the gaming world by storm. The game...

Critically-Acclaimed Video Game Allows Players to Explore Greek Mythology

A new video game called "Hades" thrusts players into the world of ancient Greek mythology through fast-paced gameplay, an engaging plot, and unbelievable design elements. The game, released on September 17th by Supergiant Games on Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mac,...

Spring in Ancient Greece

Today is officially the first day of spring and a time when nature is reborn with fruitfulness. For the ancient Greeks, the natural phenomena such as the change of the season, were attributed to divine intervention. One of the most...