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The myth of Perseus and Medusa

The myth of Perseus and Medusa is one of the best thriller-like tales in Greek Mythology. With a promising plot that gets more complicated as the story progresses, this myth has a typical Hollywood-like scenario with the main character not being born yet at the moment when his destiny was determined. Here, we will present […]

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Heroes in Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology and Greek myths are filled with an impressive array of Greek heroes, each one having his or her own story to tell. These mythological figures, are unique and very distinctive in their own right. The English word hero comes from the Greek word heroas (iroas, ήρωας). The word has different meanings depending on […]

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Goddess Athena

Goddess Athena was the mythological goddess of wisdom, but also the poetic symbol of reason and purity. Goddess Athena was very important to the Greeks, since they named her the Iliad’s goddess of fight, the warrior-defender, the protector of civilized life and artisan activities and so on… Indeed, the Greek Mythology seems to be endlessly […]

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The myth of Pegasus and Bellerophontes

The myth of Pegasus and Bellerophontes has a particular place in Greek Mythology because it speaks about betrayal and loyalty, dreams and expectations, coincidences and chances, and all that through a story that has more juicy parts beforehand and aftermath than in the actual story of those two. Pegasus and Bellerophontes Pegasus was a winged […]

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Pegasus, the Winged Horse in Greek Mythology

Pegasus, the winged horse in Greek Mythology, was involved in some of the most intriguing tales of the times. From his birth to his death, Pegasus remained a mysterious creature capable of everything, symbolizing the divine inspiration or the journey to heaven, since riding him was synonymous to “flying” to the heavens. Pegasus was represented […]

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