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The Myth of Sisyphus

The myth of Sisyphus is one of the most known myths in the Greek Mythology, due to the cunningness of Sisyphus and the punishment that was awaiting him. If you could cheat death, would you? Most people would. But few have ever had the cunning of Sisyphus, the legendary rogue who cheated death not just […]

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The Myth of Hades and Persephone

The myth of Hades and Persephone is one of the well known Greek myths. Hades was the brother of Zeus and the god of the underworld. Persephone was the daughter of Demeter, the Goddess of nature. The myth of Hades and Persephone is one more myth of love and abduction in the Greek mythology. Hades […]

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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 the evil. Hades in Greek means the Unseen. Although the name Hades was the name of the God himself, it […]

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Orpheus and Eurydice

The myth of Orpheus and Eurydice is one of the most famous and beloved Greek myths. A myth about love and passion, and also about the weaknesses of the human spirit. Orpheus Son of God Apollo Orpheus was the son of Apollo and Calliope, the Muse. Apollo gave his son a lyre and taught him […]

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