Pylos Combat Agate is Bronze Art that Revolutionizes Art History
The Pylos Combat Agate is a Bronze Age example of Greek art found in the Griffin Warrior tomb. It revolutionizes our thinking on prehistoric art.
Pylos Combat Agate is Bronze Art that Revolutionizes Art History
The Pylos Combat Agate is a Bronze Age example of Greek art found in the Griffin Warrior tomb. It revolutionizes our thinking on prehistoric art.
Ahhiyawa
The Achaeans (/əˈkiːənz/; Ancient Greek: Ἀχαιοί Akhaioí) constitute one of the collective names for the Greeks in Homer's Iliad (used 598 times) and Odyssey. The other common names are Danaans (/...
Ahhiyawa - Wikipedia
Manapa-Tarhunta letter
The Manapa-Tarhunta letter (CTH 191; KUB 19.5 + KBo 19.79) is a Hittite letter discovered in the 1980s. It was written by a client king called Manapa-Tarhunta to an unnamed Hittite king around 1295 BC...
Achaeans (Homer)
The Achaeans (/əˈkiːənz/; Ancient Greek: Ἀχαιοί Akhaioí) constitute one of the collective names for the Greeks in Homer's Iliad (used 598 times) and Odyssey. The other common names are Danaans (/...
Achaeans (Homer) - Wikipedia
Archaeology and Greek mythology
Greek mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ...
Archaeology and Greek mythology - Wikipedia
Tawagalawa letter
The Tawagalawa letter (CTH 181) was written by a Hittite king (generally accepted as Hattusili III) to a king of Ahhiyawa around 1250 BC. This letter, of which only the third tablet has been preserved...
Potnia Theron
Potnia Theron (Ἡ Πότνια Θηρῶν, "The Mistress of the Animals") is a term first used (once) by Homer (Iliad 21. 470) and often used to describe female divinities associated with animals. The word Potnia...
Potnia Theron - Wikipedia
Roman mythology
Roman mythology is the body of traditional stories pertaining to ancient Rome's legendary origins and religious system, as represented in the literature and visual arts of the Romans. "Roman mythology...
Roman mythology - Wikipedia
Alaksandu
Alaksandu or Alaksandus was a king of Wilusa who sealed a treaty with Hittite king Muwatalli II ca. 1280 BC. This treaty implies that Alaksandu had previously secured a treaty with Muwatalli's father,...
Religion in ancient Greece
Ancient Greek religion encompasses the collection of beliefs, rituals, and mythology originating in ancient Greece in the form of both popular public religion and cult practices. These different group...
Religion in ancient Greece - Wikipedia
Argonauts
The Argonauts (Ancient Greek: Ἀργοναῦται Argonautai) were a band of heroes in Greek mythology, who in the years before the Trojan War, accompanied Jason to Colchis in his quest to find the Golden...
Argonauts - Wikipedia
Heracles
Heracles (/ˈhɛrəkliːz/ HERR-ə-kleez; Ancient Greek: Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklēs, from Hēra, "Hera", and kleos, "glory"), born Alcaeus (Ἀλκαῖος, Alkaios) or Alcides (Ἀλκείδης, Alkeidēs), was a divine hero i...
Heracles - Wikipedia
Mopsus
Mopsus (Greek: Μόψος, Mopsos) was the name of two famous seers in Greek mythology. A historical or legendary Mopsos or Mukšuš may have been the founder of a house in power at widespread sites in the c...
Milawata letter
The Milawata letter (CTH 182) is a diplomatic correspondence from a Hittite king at Hattusa to a client king in western Anatolia around 1240 BCE. It constitutes an important piece of evidence in the d...
Twelve Olympians
In the ancient Greek religion, the Twelve Olympians are the major deities of the Greek pantheon, commonly considered to be Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite, Heph...
Twelve Olympians - Wikipedia
Comparative mythology
Comparative mythology is the comparison of myths from different cultures in an attempt to identify shared themes and characteristics. Comparative mythology has served a variety of academic purposes. F...
Comparative mythology - Wikipedia
Seven Against Thebes
Seven against Thebes (Ancient Greek: Ἑπτὰ ἐπὶ Θήβας, Hepta epi Thēbas; Latin: Septem contra Thebas) is the third play in an Oedipus-themed trilogy produced by Aeschylus in 467 BC. The trilogy...
Seven Against Thebes - Wikipedia
Theban Cycle
The Theban Cycle (Greek: Θηβαϊκὸς Κύκλος) is a collection of four lost epics of ancient Greek literature which related the mythical history of the Boeotian city of Thebes. They were composed in da...
Theban Cycle - Wikipedia
Greek primordial gods
In Greek mythology the primordial deities are the first entities or beings that came into existence. These deities are a group of gods from which all others descend. They most notably include Uranus (...
Heracleidae
In Greek mythology, the Heracleidae (/hɛrəˈklaɪdiː/; Ancient Greek: Ἡρακλεῖδαι) or Heraclids /ˈhɛrəklɪdz/ were the numerous descendants of Heracles (Hercules), especially applied in a narrower se...
Heracleidae - Wikipedia
Similarities between Roman, Greek and Etruscan mythologies
Interpretatio graeca (Latin, "Greek translation" or "interpretation by means of Greek [models]") is a discourse in which ancient Greek religious concepts and practices, deities, and myths are used to ...
Similarities between Roman, Greek and Etruscan mythologies - Wikipedia
Modern understanding of Greek mythology
The genesis of modern understanding of Greek mythology is regarded by some scholars as a double reaction at the end of the 18th century against "the traditional attitude of Christian animosity mixed w...
Modern understanding of Greek mythology - Wikipedia
Family tree of the Greek gods
Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font.Key: The boxes with thick borders are those of the 12 original Titans.
Greek mythology in western art and literature
With the rediscovery of classical antiquity in the Renaissance, the poetry of Ovid became a major influence on the imagination of poets and artists, and remained a fundamental influence on the diffusi...
Greek mythology in western art and literature - Wikipedia