Perseus, the Great Greek Hero and the King of Mycenae

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Perseus was one of the most famous heroes in Greek mythology. He was the son of Zeus and Danae, the daughter of Akrisios, the King of Argos. According to the myth, Akrisios was very upset about the fact that he [...]

Hephaestus, the Blacksmith of Gods

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Hephaestus was the god of volcanoes, fire, craftsmen, technology, metals and sculpture in Greek mythology. His counterpart in Roman mythology was Vulcan. He was one of the sons of Zeus and Hera, however, Hera was told to be the only [...]

Ares, the God of War

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Ares was the god of war in Greek mythology. He was one of the sons of Hera and Zeus and his counterpart in Roman mythology was Mars. Ares was a courageous, strong and fearless God who was actually one of [...]

Persephone, the Queen of the Underworld and the Harbinger of Spring

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Persephone was the wife of Hades and the goddess of the underworld, the realm of the dead. The word “Persephone” was considered by some linguists to have the meaning “she who kills the light”.  Her counterpart in Roman mythology was [...]

Prometheus, The Benefactor and Protector of The Mankind

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Prometheus is the Titan who stole the fire from Gods and gave it to the mankind. He is also known as the Titan who created man from clay. He was the brother of Atlas and Epimetheus and one of the [...]

Hades, the King of the Underworld

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Hades was one of the original six Olympian gods and the eldest son of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea. He was known as the god of death and the King of the Underworld, where the souls of the dead were [...]

The Twelve Labors of Hercules

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The Twelve Labors of Hercules is a myth about the labors that Hercules (Heracles) had to perform as a part of his sentence after killing his own children. Being one of the offsprings of Zeus’ affairs, Hercules has always been [...]

Heracles (Hercules), the Strongest Man That Has Ever Lived

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Known as Hercules in modern culture (as the name used for him in Roman mythology) Heracles is a hero in Greek mythology who was the last mortal son of Zeus from a human named Alcmene. Heracles was a courageous hero [...]

What is a Werewolf (Lycanthrope)?

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Werewolves are mythological creatures with features of both humans and wolves. According to the myths, they have human looks but they can transform into werewolves whenever they want or sometimes when they are forced as a result of the curse [...]