Greek Gods of Love

eros god of love

Greek Gods of love and desire play a very important role in Greek mythology. Winged or not, warm hearted or not, the gods of love and desire would cause the greatest joy and the greatest … Read more

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 … Read more

Cerberus, the guardian of Hades

Cerberus was one of the most known monsters in Greek Mythology. Cerberus was the monstrous dog, guardian of the Hades. Cerberus was the offspring of Echidna and the snake-bodied Typhon. According to other Greek myths, … Read more

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 … Read more

Hades the Greek God of the Underworld

Hades was the Greek God of the Underworld, the ruler of the dead.  Hades was an important God, because he incorporated the concept of the “other world” and sometimes the idea of the good and … Read more

Centaurs

Centaurs were half-men and half-horses and lived in a region called Pelion in Magnesia, a coastal region in Central Greece. Centaurs in Greek Mythology The Centaurs in Greek Mythology were  a particular tribe that stood … Read more

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 … Read more

Helios the Sun God

Helios is the Greek Sun god, whom the Romans called Sol. Most often, people viewed or portrayed Helios as a mighty charioteer, driving his flaming chariot (or gleaming horses) from east to west across the … Read more

God Apollo or Apollon

Greek God Apollo or Apollon was one of the greatest Olympian Gods in Ancient Greece and the only one to appear with the same name in both Greek and Roman mythology. Apollo or Apollon? In … Read more

Tyche, the Greek deity of fortune

Tyche represented in Greek Mythology something everybody has always been searching or wishing for: fortune. Tyche was the personification of the hidden dreams and wishes of all mortals or immortals, ancients or moderns. She has … Read more

Morpheus – The God of Dreams

Morpheus was the God of Dreams, the one with the amazing ability of appearing in dreams of mortals in any form. As his name implies – the Greek word “morphe” means “form” – he was … Read more

Hypnos, the god of Sleep

Hypnos is the Greek god of Sleep. In many artistic works inspired by the Greek Mythology,  Hypnos was represented as a gentle young man, usually with wings attached to his temples or shoulders. In Hesiod’s … Read more