“The Faust legend is generally known for one of two things: it is the story of a man who sells his soul to the devil; and the story of a man who commits
gross moral turpitude with Helen of Troy.”
There’s more to the story of the Golden fleece than the adventures of Jason and the Argonauts. Here is a section of the story from before Jason’s heyday.
Thebes Dionysus had arrived in Thebes — at his ancestral home. A new god, freshly back from India, he was having … More
“Explain the joke in the following cartoon: A physician is examining a patient, who is holding up his foot….”
Echidna gave birth to a generation of frightening monsters.
While most of the centaurs are boors, Cheiron is not the only one with a favorable reputation.
Popular offerings, Classical mythology courses seem to serve as vast pools from which observant centaurs can find and steer potential ancient language heroes.
In Greek mythology, the original gods and goddesses were giant creatures, as the word “Titan” suggests, often with correspondingly great and vague powers. The next, inbred generation produced more gods and goddesses….
Zeus punished most of the Titans for fighting against him in the Titanomachy, but Prometheus had not, so Zeus spared him. He … More
For the iconic period of ten years, immortal Titans from Mt. Othrys waged war against immortal gods of Mt. Olympus (plus two of the … More