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The Ghost Warrior of the Ancient Greek Battle of Marathon

Echetlaeus or Echetlus was the name of a mysterious ancient Greek warrior who appeared in the Battle of Marathon and helped to stop the Persians from invading Greece and then disappeared. 

Greek Goddess Aphrodite Was First Mother Caught Spanking Her Child With a Sandal

The Greek goddess Aphrodite threatening her unruly child, Eros, with the back of her sandal, appears to have started a tradition among mothers that is still practiced in cultures around the world today. It is depicted on ancient Greek vases...

The Connection of the Word ‘Panic’ to the Greek God Pan

The word panic comes from the name of the Greek god Pan or Panas, who was reputed to cause humans to flee in maddening fear. Initially, the word described the intensity of a feeling of unjustified, individual, or collective fear...

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....

Altar to Greek God Pan Discovered in Ruins of Byzantine Church in Israel

An Israeli archaeologist uncovered a stone altar to the Greek God Pan Heliopolitanos during excavations in a Byzantine church.