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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 and crafting...

The Tragic Story of the Fall of Icarus

The story of Icarus is one of those legends of Greek mythology that fascinates audiences because of Icarus' desire to transgress human boundaries, thus culminating in tragic consequences. The tale of Daedalus and Icarus in Greek mythology is the story...

Korean Boyband BTS Inspired by Ancient Greek Mythology

K-pop megastars BTS who met President Biden at the White House on Tuesday have referenced and drawn inspiration from Ancient Greek mythology. “Hi, we’re BTS, and it is a great honor to be invited to the White House today to...

Common Greek Myths Found Throughout Art History

Those who are well-versed in Greek mythology likely recognize many scenes from myths in famous artworks. In fact, apart from religious scenes, images from Greek mythology are one of the most common themes in European art. Greek mythology is prominent...

World Record 'Flight of Ikarus' Pilots Return Via Crete

Two pilots in the “Flight of Ikarus” challenge, Britons Richard Foster and Richard Bird, landed in the Cretan village of Sitia, May 7, in their world record microlight journey. According to the local media, the two pilots stayed in Sitia for one day...

Ancient Greeks Pioneers in Technology

Many arts and sciences were born and developed in ancient Greece: music, language, sports, philosophy only to mention a few. But there is one more field that flourished in ancient Greece, where a lot of innovations were noted; technology...