Greek mythology

A Taste Of Greek Mythology: A Rigged Chariot Race And The Birth Of The World’s Greatest Games.

Philippeion at Ancient Olympia

The Temple of Hera was just a short walk away as I stopped to admire the impressive remains of a Macedonian king’s shrine. Across the way was Zeus’s temple, its lone column catching the early morning sun. Inscribed blocks lined the approach to the stadium, a reminder of the very public punishment doled out to …

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A Taste Of Greek Mythology – The Mysterious Mycenaeans And The Birth Of Mythology.

Lion's Gate

Who hasn’t heard of Perseus, son of Zeus and Danae, the daughter of the King of Argos. Greek mythology describes how he slayed the gorgon Medusa and rescued Andromeda from the Aethiopian sea monster. Perseus had many adventures and it was later, following his grandfather’s death, that he would give up his claim to Argos. …

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