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The Greek Myth Behind Winter’s ‘Halcyon Days’

The expression “halcyon days” refers to a period of time, right in the middle of winter, normally at the end of January and usually...

Greek Mythology: The Little-Known Sea Deities Who Stir Up the Seas

Next time you see the waves crashing into a picturesque shoreline, think of the goddesses of the oceans, rivers, lakes, fountains, streams, and underworld...

Commonalities Between Greek and Indian Mythology Uncovered

The well-known Indian writer, columnist, illustrator and speaker Devdutt Pattanaik has recently published the book Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths, which ties...

Thank the Ancient Greek Goddess Selene for Tonight’s Supermoon!

November 14 is the date to save if you wish to witness a supermoon, where the full moon is its closest to the Earth...

Lichadonisia: Experience the Mythical Yet Uknown Exotic Greek Islets

There is history and mythology abound throughout Greece, and Lichadonisia is no exception. The enticing and magical tales of the creation of this island complex...

Mycenaean Era Tombs Found in Southern Greece

Tombs dating back to the Mycenaean period 1600-1100 BC were found at the town of Kiveri in the Argolis region, in southern Greece. According to...

Microsoft Releases Greek Mythology Pack For Minecraft

Fans of Minecraft and ancient Greek culture will be pleased to know that Microsoft has released a new Greek Mythology mash-up pack for Minecraft...

Viral Infographic on Ancient Greek Gods’ Family Tree

An infographic created by TheArtistFormerlyKnownAsTheBabyAteMyDingo and uploaded on imgur.com, depicting the ancient Greek gods’ family tree, has gone viral. From Gaia to Kronos, Zeus and...

Greek May Day Customs and Traditions

May Day has its roots in ancient times. It is the first day of May and the celebration of Spring. According to tradition, May...

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,...

Ancient Greeks and Their Weather Knowledge

Ancient Greeks, as well as other civilizations of that time, often attributed weather changes and natural phenomena to the gods. For example, lightning was a...

Pay a Visit to Greek ‘Europa’ With New Banknote

While Greece was struggling to get its proposed reform measures accepted by the European Commission (EC) in order to succeed the extension of its bailout...

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