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 ...
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Pandora, The Goddess Who Unleashed Both Hell And Hope Upon Humanity
Most people are familiar with the creation of Adam and Eve in the Book of Genesis. But the story of mankind’s creation in Greek mythology is probably less well-known, and is arguably darker in tone wh...
The Enigma of the Thracians and the Orpheus Myth
The passage of the millennia has brought us traces of ancient civilizations that shone enough to make their cultural glimpses last through the ages. Humanity itself has featured in the art, culture, a...
The Love of the Nightingale (opera)
Showing 21 Oct - 1 Nov 2011. More info/tickets: http://bit.ly/trnUSH Richard Mills is both the composer and conductor for the Sydney premiere of 'The Love of...
Semele
Cecilia Bartoli sings the terrific No no, I'll take no less from Haendel Semele, staged by Robert Carsen. Orchestra La Scintilla conducted by William C...
Orestes
Artist: A Perfect Circle Album: MER DE NOMS Track 5: Orestes. Metaphor for a missing moment Pull me into your per...
Bellerophon
We made a claymation for Latin class and submitted it to State where it won first place. We also submitted it to the 2007 Nationals and it won first also.
Rhodos - Video
Discover Rhodes.
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 (...
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.
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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...
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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
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