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Top Mythological Sites in Greece

There is something about Greece that sets it apart from many other holiday destinations across the globe; its mythological sites.

The Prehistorical Sky Father God Who Predated Zeus

The "sky father" is an archetypal god that appears in many ancient religions across the world, including within the ancient Greek and Roman pantheons as Zeus and Jupiter. The sky father was often the chief god of his respective...

Ares vs. Mars: What Seperates the Greek and Roman Gods of War?

The ancient Greek and Roman gods are often virtually indistinguishable, but the two neighboring Mediterranean civilizations perceived their respective gods of war, Ares and Mars, very differently. Mars was a patron deity of Rome and was beloved by its people....

The Ancient Greek Myth of Sisyphus that’s Trending on TikTok and Twitter

The ancient Greek myth of Sisyphus is currently trending on social media sites like TikTok and Twitter. Users have been satirizing the myth in memes posted online. In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was a cunning and deceitful king who was condemned...

Poseidon: The Almighty Greek God of the Sea

God of the sea, rivers, storms, earthquakes, bulls, and horses, Poseidon occupies a large amount of ancient Greek mythology, literature, and theology, as well as multiple appearances in modern pop culture. By Dimosthenis Vasiloudis He had an unpredictable temperament that reflected...

Zeus, The King of All the Gods in Greek Mythology

Zeus, the greatest of all the figures of Greek mythology, ruled over all the assembled gods and goddesses of the realm atop his mountain fastness on Mt. Olympus along with his wife Hera. He was the god of the sky,...

The Ancient Greek History of Truffles and the Thunderbolt from Zeus

The history of truffles is one of folklore and intrigue, but very few people know of its links to the ancient Greek god Zeus. The pricey, much sought-after fungus has played a prominent role in Greece for its nutritional...

The 12 Greek Gods and Their Unique Superpowers

The ancient Greek gods remain a fascination around the world. As immortals with unusual powers, they appear in movies, books, video games.

Four Ancient Greek Mysteries Sparking 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 what is today recognized as basic human rights—freedom of speech...

Netflix Greek Mythology Series KAOS Casts Jeff Goldblum as Zeus

In KAOS, Netflix's recreation of Greek mythology, Jeff Goldblum has been cast as Zeus, replacing Hugh Grant who was originally cast. Along with Jeff Goldblum's Zeus, KAOS will also include Janet McTeer as Hera, Cliff Curtis as Poseidon, the god...