The Water Charites in Greek Mythology

The Water Charites in Greek Mythology The Water Charites or the Graces, were three goddesses of beauty, grace, joy, dance and song. There were also a number of younger Charites, and these presided over other pleasures of life. These included play, amusement, floral decoration, rest, relaxation and happiness. The Charites were the attendants of Hera […]

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Nymphs of the Underworld and Their Powers

Nymphs of the Underworld and Their Powers Today we are talking about a different type of nymph, which is not as nice as you might know. These are nymphs of the Underworld, and they are as beautiful as they are deadly. First of all, I will talk about the Lampads. They are the companions of […]

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Hippodamia Greek Mythology: A Story of Incest and Betrayal

Hippodamia Greek Mythology: A Story of Incest and Betrayal The Hippodamia Greek mythology happenings are full of incestuous love, battles and betrayal. As you would expect from a Greek story. It all began when the hero Pelops wanted the hand of Hippodamia in marriage. She was the daughter of King Oenomaus of Pisa, and he […]

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How Procne and Philomela Got Their Revenge

How Procne and Philomela Got Their Revenge The story of Procne and Philomela is one full of murder, hatred and everything that is vile in a human. All served in typical Greek fashion. Let us delve right into it and see how it all went down. Procne and Philomela were two sisters, daughters of King […]

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Ptah Egyptian God of All Creation

Ptah Egyptian God of All Creation Ptah Egyptian God, along with Nefertum and Sekhmet was one of the triad of Memphis. Once Memphis became the capital of Egypt, Ptah also became the ultimate creator. He is the one who made everything, including the gods of Hermopolis and the Ennead. He received the epithet “He who […]

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How Atum God Created Everything

How Atum God Created Everything Atum God was the first and also the most important god in Ancient Egypt.  He was the most popular in the Old Kingdom in Lower Egypt. However, people associated him with the Pharaoh, regardless of region. During the New Kingdom, Atum appears along with the king in the Temple of […]

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Thoth Egyptian God of Writing and Magic

Thoth Egyptian God of Writing and Magic Thoth Egyptian God was one of the first Egyptian gods. Eventually becoming a god of creation. According to this version, Thoth, in the form of an ibis, laid an egg out of which Ra came out. Other versions say that Thoth created himself through the power of language. […]

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Anemoi, the Four Deities of the Wind

Anemoi, the Four Deities of the Wind The Anemoi were the four gods of wind from the Greek mythology. Each of them corresponds to one of the four cardinal directions. They were all the sons of Aeolus, the Keeper of the Winds, and Eos, the Titan of the dawn. Their names were: Boreas, Eurus, Notus […]

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Cercopes and Heracles: A Story of Deceit and Laughter

Cercopes and Heracles: A Story of Deceit and Laughter In Greek mythology, the Cercopes were some mischievous forest creatures that lived in Thermopylae. They roamed the world at night and they do lots of bad deeds. They were two brothers, but their names vary depending on the source. Everyone knows them as liars, cheaters and […]

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Philomela and Pronce – The Dangerous Sisters

Philomela and Pronce – The Dangerous Sisters Philomela was a female character from the Greek mythology. She was the daughter of King Pandion I of Athens. In the story, she appears as the sister of Procne, who married King Tereus of Thrace. The story goes like this: On the fifth of their marriage, Procne asked […]

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