The Ages of Man were theoretical ages of humanity that existed before current day human being was created and formed a part of the greater cosmological understanding… Read more “The Ages of Man – Hesiod, Pt.1”
Tag: Greek Mythology
Monstrous Love: Phorcys and Ceto
Phorcys and Ceto brought into the world a swathe of monsters, earning Ceto the title “mother of monsters”.
Athena and Arachne
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”
Demeter in the Mortal Realm
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”
Amalthea: The Goat Who Nursed Baby Zeus.
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.”
Hades and the Helm of Darkness
The Helm of Darkness…sounds awesome right? Also known by the less impressive title of The Cap of Invisibility, this powerful object rendered anyone who wore it completely… Read more “Hades and the Helm of Darkness”
Riddles of the Sphinx
The Sphinx is an iconic image of Ancient Egypt; half-lion and half human, it waits in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza, a guardian of their… Read more “Riddles of the Sphinx”
The Goddesses Who Wove the World
Weaving was an important skill in many cultures around the world, allowing humans to create textiles from natural fibers found around them. For those readers that weave,… Read more “The Goddesses Who Wove the World”
Atalanta’s Foot Race
Atalanta runs and the boys chase her, knowing that if they can catch her, she will marry them. Knowing that if they can’t, they will be put… Read more “Atalanta’s Foot Race”
Herbal Goddesses From Around the World.
In the West, herbal lore is often associated with the wise, or cunning woman; women who were persecuted as witches in the Middle Ages for their forbidden knowledge.… Read more “Herbal Goddesses From Around the World.”