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  1. Ancient Greece: Ancient Greek Heroines - The Athletic Atalanta

    Atalanta, one of various female hunters in Greek mythology, could out-run, out-hunt and out-wrestle ...
  2. Ancient Greece: Bees in Greek Mythology

    Greek mythology provides a surprising variety of references to bees. This article looks at the mythical ...
  3. Ancient Greece: Aphrodite - Ancient Grecce's Embodiment of Beauty

    Aphrodite was worshiped in Ancient Greece as the goddess of beauty, love, sexuality, pleasure and the ...
  4. Folklore: Legend of Quetzalcoatl

    A very strong likeness to the Biblical Garden of Eden exists in this legend: a man, a woman, gods, a ...
  5. Ancient Greece: Ares, the Greek God of War

    Maybe because he was the god of war and battle, war booty and anger, fear and violence, Ares was disliked ...
  6. Ancient Greece: The Ancient Greek Oracle of Apollo and Gaia at Delphi

    The Oracle of Delphi was dedicated to the earth goddess Gaia before the sacred site was rededicated ...
  7. Ancient Greece: The Story of Demeter, Greek Goddess of Harvest

    In ancient mythology, Demeter was the Greek goddess of harvest. She had power over the seasons, and ...
  8. Ancient Greece: Hephaestus The Lame Smith God

    The Greek myth of Hephaestus was the smith god who was lame. He was considered ugly but he was very ...
  9. Ancient Greece: Amazons - Fierce Warrior Women of Greek Myth

    The Amazons were a nation of female warriors in Greek Mythology who lived in an undetermined place away ...
  10. Ancient Greece: Weapons and Ancient Dress of the Women Warriors

    The ancient weaponry and varied warrior clothing of the fierce Amazons reflect these women warriors' ...
  11. Ancient Greece: Women Warriors in Greek Mythology

    Fierce, single-breasted warriors and expert horse riders, known to kill their male offspring, Amazons ...
  12. Ancient Greece: The Myth of Demeter and Persephone

    The myth of Persephone's abduction by Hades and the search for her by her mother Demeter was a powerful ...
  13. Folklore: Faerie Encounters

    Aye - and there are many. After visiting hundreds of faerie "encounters," I have come to the ...
  14. Ancient Greece: Who Were the Centaurs?

    Half man half horse, the Centaur Cheiron was, unlike his violent fellow Centaurs, a wise, benevolent ...
  15. Folklore: Once in a Wilde

    Once in a while a folktale or fairytale was written that was destined to become more of a favorite than ...
  16. Folklore: Jack the Beanies and Doctor Seuss

    While waiting for a prescription to be filled the other day, I sat down, and, picking up a child's book, ...
  17. Folklore: Dubh Sidhe's Moon Garden

    Ah, summer in the city. Skyscrapers reflect their glaring sunlight onto us squinting pedestrians below, ...
  18. Folklore: Read Me A Fairy Tale, Mommy!

    Today, much emphasis is being placed on the importance of reading to children. We have but to watch ...
  19. Liechtenstein: The Wildmannli of Liechtenstein

    The Wildmannli of Liechtenstein were the “Little People” or little wild men that the old peasant women ...
  20. Mythology: The Oracle

    Do you believe in fate, in destiny? Or do you believe that we exercise our own free will to shape our ...
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