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10 Things Most People Get Wrong About Greek Mythology

Ironically, Greek Mythology is itself the subject of many myths that are widely believed by many people around the world.

Ancient Greek Temple of Zeus Unearthed in Sinai, Egypt

Archaeologists unearthed the ruins of a temple for the ancient Greek god Zeus in the Sinai Peninsula, authorities in Egypt said on Monday. In a statement, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said the temple ruins were found in the Tell...

Four Ancient Greek Mysteries Which Spark Controversy To This Day

Ancient Greece is known across the globe for its vast contributions to the very foundations of our modern world. Western ideals, sometimes taken for granted, such as Democratic rule and that which is today recognized as basic human rights—freedom of...

Epic Tales of Love and Jealousy Between the Gods in Greek Mythology

Some of the most famous stories of love and jealousy come from tales of lust between the gods in Greek mythology. Zeus, the king of the Olympian Gods, was not only known for being the most prominent deity in the...

Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

The ancient Greek value of hospitality which ranked at the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in Greece, is “philoxenia”

Greece’s Top Mythological Sites

By Cliff Blaylock The heart of the Mediterranean, Greece is blessed with many beautiful islands scattered about its coastlines. They often have glorious sandy beaches, fine cuisine and five-star resorts, but there is something about the Greek islands that sets...

Eros and Psyche: The Greatest Love Story in Greek Mythology

The hauntingly beautiful myth of Psyche and Eros, a moving love story coming from the rich Greek mythology, has inspired countless artists all over the world throughout the centuries. From Renaissance painters all the way to today's filmmakers, Psyche and...

The Peacock in Greek Mythology was Ancient Symbol of Royalty, Power

The peacock plays a role in ancient Greek mythology as the symbol of the goddess Hera, the consort of Zeus. Originally from India, where they were symbolic of royalty, they were later brought to ancient Babylon by Indian traders...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Slays Social Media as Zeus in BMW Campaign

The beloved actor Arnold Schwarzenegger is conquering social media in the runup to the Super Bowl, with last week's Instagram post he made with himself portraying the Greek god of thunder viewed more than 2.5 million times already. In the...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Becomes Ancient God Zeus

Hollywood legend Arnold Schwarzenegger will turn himself into the greatest of all the Greek gods for an upcoming Superbowl advertisement for the German automaker BMW, called simply "Zeus." With just an avatar and a few words on Instagram, he recently...