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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...

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,...
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Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

An ancient Greek value which ranked at or near the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in modern Greece,...
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10 Things Most People Get Wrong About Greek Mythology

Ironically, Greek Mythology is itself the subject of many myths. Some of this misinformation stems from action-packed Hollywood movies, while other such myths about...

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...

The Moirai, the Fates of Greek Mythology

The Moirai, usually also known as the Fates, stand for the idea of destiny in the sphere of Greek mythology. It was common for...

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...

Greek Deities and Their Roman Counterparts

The mythology of ancient Greece shares many mythological deities with the mythology of ancient Rome, figures that pose common lineages, dominions and attributes, but...

Ancient Greeks Pioneers in Technology

Many arts and sciences were born and developed in ancient Greece: music, language, sports, philosophy only to mention a few. But there is one...

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