“But I am bound upon a wheel of fire, that mine own tears do scald like moulten lead.” – Shakespeare, King Lear, Act IV, Scene VII King… Read more “Ixion: Bound to a Wheel of Fire”
Phorcys and Ceto brought into the world a swathe of monsters, earning Ceto the title “mother of monsters”.
Minoa was lost. We call it Crete now. Maybe, it had gone through an apocalypse; Something happened. It might have been an explosive event at Thera, what… Read more “The Sky Makes No Promises”
Imagine this: You are a shepherd’s daughter; from the time you were a child, you’ve worked the loom. This is no longer work; it is pure art.… Read more “Athena and Arachne”
In many re-tellings of the story of Persephone and Demeter, the focus often becomes Persephone. Brutally abducted by her uncle and swept into the Underworld where she… Read more “Demeter in the Mortal Realm”
The Ancient Greeks often anthropomorphized the natural world around them, assigning gods, goddesses, demigods and divine spirits to explain the processes witnessed before them. The sacred trees… Read more “The Garden of the Hesperides.”
Zeus was born into a prophecy; his father Cronus had been terrified to hear that one day one of his children would overthrow him and usurp his… Read more “Amalthea: The Goat Who Nursed Baby Zeus.”