Patmos, The Sacred Land of the Aegean

In ancient mythology, Patmos was known as an island under the sea. The goddess Artemis often visited the mainland across the shore from Patmos,...

Add Some Spice to Your Love Life With 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs!

Let's talk about ancient love potions...from Ancient Greece! That's right, Greeks were (and many still are) big believers in aphrodisiacs. Here are some of...

Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Home of the God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios, on Mount...

The Ancient Greek Τradition of March

According to the spring tradition of "Marti" or "Martia," adults and children wear a small bracelet made of red and white thread from March 1st...

Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other island idylls, it is one...

Passionate Greek Women Perform at a Renovated Old Train Wagon

Fascinating Greek women from mythology to Modern Greece all meet at a renovated train wagon known as "To Treno sto Rouf." The performance, in...

The Tragic Story of the Fall of Icarus

The story of Icarus is one of those legends of Greek mythology that fascinates audiences especially because of the character's desire to go beyond...

Crete’s Own Saint of Love

February 14th is the globally celebrated day of Saint Valentine, the day of lovers. Millions of stores around the world are lavishly dressed in...

Exploring Samos, The Island of Legends

Samos, a legendary Greek island steeped in beauty, is found in the eastern Aegean Sea off the coast of Asia Minor (Asian Turkey). Its proximity...

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...

Homer’s Odyssey Is Officially the World’s Most Influential Story

Homer's Odyssey has been voted the most influential story to have shaped the entire world, according to a poll of more than 100 international authors,...

Fact or Fiction? Hunting for the Real Locations Behind Greek Myths

By Cliff Blaylock Why is it that the myths of Ancient Greece have not only been able to survive, but continue to have a profound...

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