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Calypso and Odysseus

One of Oceanides sea nymphs, Calypso was the daughter of the Titan god Atlas and her mother was Tethys. Her name is related to the Greek word καλύπτω, which means “to conceal” and she symbolized the forces that divert men from their goals. The Greek myth of Calypso and Odysseus (Ulysses) is full of intrigue […]

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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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