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The Royal House of the Atreids in Mycenae

The Royal House of the Atreids is along with the house of the Pelopids and Labdacids, one of the most important houses in Greek Mythology and History. The Atreids were carrying a heavy curse that tormented the family for many generations. The Royal House of the Atreids, its curse and history have become one of […]

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The myth of Cassandra

In Greek mythology, Cassandra was one of the princesses of Troy, daughter of Priam and Hecuba. According to the Myth, Cassandra was astonishingly beautiful and blessed with the gift of foreseeing the future. Her curse was that no one believed her, a fact that weighed heavily on the destruction of Troy during the Trojan War. […]

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The Trojan War – Myth and Reality Combined

One of the most famous Greek myths, balancing between reality and fiction is the Trojan War; infamous all over the world due to Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, Trojan War still stirs people’s fantasy and artist’s creative imagination. The myth of the Trojan War originates from a quarrel between three Goddesses: Athena, Aphrodite and Hera. They […]

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