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Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Mythical creatutres, young apprentice, trojan virus
young apprentice, trojan virus, feida: Dear Alex, this is a huge question to answer In what field do you want to see Mythical Influence ? Let me give a few examples Think of the snake around in stick at the pharmacist = An Aesculapion sign (Aesclapios was Apollo s son) A virus that masks...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Mythical, bracci, armatura
bracci, armatura, anima: Sanguina Amour - kinda Latin Arms of Sanguina These below translate to Blood Armor armure de sang - French Blutrüstung - German armatura di anima - Italian These below translate to Arms of Blood Bras de sang - French Arme des Bluts - German Bracci...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: mythical creatures, strange diseases, collective imagination
strange diseases, collective imagination, true proof: Hello Natasha, Sorry I m returning your email a little bit late, i hope it didn t impead your report. As far as i know, living now, there is no true proof for the creatures you have mentioned. Many, such as Vampires,Mermaids, Elves etc., are stories...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: I need help, ralph linton, mythology project
ralph linton, mythology project, grim reaper: From what I know the grim reaper was originally known as the Druid lord of death who was an evil spirit called Samana, Shamhain or Samhain. His holiday was called The Vigil Of Saman or Samhain. You probably have seen a modern day version of SAMAN without...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Oedipus the King, city thebes, oedipus the king
city thebes, oedipus the king, myth of oedipus: Dear Noam, While rereading the Myth of Oedipus, this is what I found: While already been married for quite some time Laius and Iokaste where still without children. Then like most people did in those days, Laius went to the Oracle in Delphi. The Oracle...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: ORBS, parasychology, circular shapes
parasychology, circular shapes, apon request: Nathan, The first temperature variation is interesting, the second is relatively normal. Now, orbs are suddenly the en vouge thing in parasychology, however there are a few things that you should know before you catagorize these pictures as ghosts. ...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Paranormal field, paranormal phenomena, paranormal field
paranormal phenomena, paranormal field, literature classes: Well it s certainly good that you re interested in this field... you certainly seem to have the enthusiasim. Unfortunately, there is no procedure to get into this field the way you can get into most other fields. I can give you some advice however, but I...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Pegasus, greek mythology, terveen
greek mythology, terveen, pegasus: Dear Monica, do you want to know more about the Greek Mythology Tales about Pegasus or do you need a site that just shows and tells everything known about pegasi Please give me a little more info what you need exactly Kind Regards Frank Tervee...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: payback..., cosmic time, palliative care
cosmic time, palliative care, misfortune: Dear Mark, I can say with 99% certainty that your mom is not the cause of your misfortune. When the body dies, the soul does live on, but the earthly worries and slights are gone. It just does not matter in the bigger picture. Besides, you know that...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: prophets, daughter of king priam, king priam of troy
daughter of king priam, king priam of troy, priam of troy: Dear Lydia, this is not a very big challenge, you are refering to the daughter of king Priam of Troy called Cassandra. Apollo had fallen in love with her and gave her 1 wish if she would return his love. She asked him to be able to know the future, crazy...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Querying Hydra, hindu mythology, myths and legends
hindu mythology, myths and legends, nine headed serpent: Here s a good site with information on the Hydra. http://www.pantheon.org/articles/h/hydra.html and here s another.. http://www.hawastsoc.org/deepsky/hya/ Killing the Hydra was the second labor for Heracles (Heracles is Greek Hercules is Roman). ...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Question, loch ness monster, heaven and earth
loch ness monster, heaven and earth, nessy: My offical stance is, dunno. I like to live with the Shakespearean quote, There s more in heaven and earth than is dreamt of in your philosophy. I mean, where would the entire religious community be if people started to refuse to believe in something they...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: the sight, little timmy, astral plain
little timmy, astral plain, time of awakening: Why should i answer this? So you are twelve... You re young? Its not true, though i do say your a little immature in diction. The mythical world is seemingly easier to view at a younger age. The ones i know, that can view the mystical world learned when...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Ulysses's Ship, jason and the argonauts, ulysses 31
jason and the argonauts, ulysses 31, cartoon series: Dear Michelle, as far as I know, there are no names known for the ships of Odysseus. I could go so far as to look at the 80 s cartoon series called Ulysses 31 who names the spaceship Ulysses uses Sherka, but that is not a name I know has anything to do...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: Unicorns, greek mythology, carolanne
greek mythology, carolanne, pegasus: Dear Carolanne, first of all sorry for the late reaction I was a little busy As far as I know there are no mention of unicorns in Greek Mythology Unicorns sound more to me like coming from Camelot Myths and the like. I don t think that Pegasus mated...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: unicorns, last unicorn, getting a tattoo
last unicorn, getting a tattoo, decent info: Dear Mary, first of, Unicorns are considered in fantasy and myth to be spirits of purity and virginity. There is no way in which a unicorn will be shown as negative / evil / bad / hostile As an animal it should be considered as a close family of the...

Mythical Creatures, Bigfoot, Unicorns: unicorns, childhood innocence, google search
childhood innocence, google search, birds of the air: Here s a previous response to quite the same question. As to your question on the connection between Tachash and unicorns, a google search featuring both terms might be very helpful. My offical stance on Unicorns: to exist or not exist is, dunno. I like...

Mythology: question about oddyssey, iliad and the odyssey, homers odyssey
iliad and the odyssey, homers odyssey, iliad and odyssey: Hello, The earliest known text of Homer’s Odyssey is the so-called ‘Peisistratean edition’, which was written in Athens around the half of the 6th century BC by order of the tyrant Peisistratus, as we read in Cicero, On the Orator , book 3, chapter...

Mythology: the fates, traditional greek recipes, dark abode
traditional greek recipes, dark abode, three fates: The three Fates were daughters of the night-goddess Nyx, already showing their gloomy origin. They were superior goddesses, even to the Olympians themselves! In art they are usually depicted in themselves as being unattractive, living in a dark abode. ...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, ted nesbitt, god of the underworld
ted nesbitt, god of the underworld, theoi project: Dear Linda: NOTE: I HAVE GIVEN YOU THE CORRECT ANSWER, AND I HAVE GIVEN YOU A WHOLE LIST OF MYTHOLOGY WEBSITES. I TOOK THE TIME TO TRY TO HELP YOU. LINDA, YOUR QUESTION REMAINS IN MY INBOX, BECAUSE YOU DID NOT SEND THE EVALUATION THAT WAS INCLUDED WITH...

Mythology: goats in greek mythology, god zeus, greek myths
god zeus, greek myths, images and symbols: Hello, Here are some links related to the goats that often recur in Greek myths, as you can see below, where you can find some references which can be helpful to your purpose. Best regards, Maria 1-Amaltheia, the she-goat nurse of the god Zeus who...

Mythology: hector, king menelaus, king agamemnon
king menelaus, king agamemnon, menelaus helen: Hi Melanie, thanks for choosing me to answer this question... In the case of Hektor giving up Paris to the Greeks, that would obviuosly be out of the question! Being his elder brother, he would surely not send Paris to his death amidst the enemy! As...

Mythology: Roman Mythology, roman goddess of fertility, roman gods and goddesses
roman goddess of fertility, roman gods and goddesses, roman goddess of war: Hello, Roman mythology is different from Greek mythology especially if we consider those divinities that belong only to Roman mythology as they are original gods of the Roman state ( Di Indigetes in Latin), like e.g. Bellona, the Roman goddess of war;...

Mythology: Tartarus, master of the universe, king of the gods
master of the universe, king of the gods, gaea: Hi TracyAnn... yes, it s true I said that Tartarus is unbreakable, and it still is. What one must understand is that Zeus was father and king of the gods, omnipotent and master of the universe. He was very powerful and in his youth, his golden age. You...

Mythology: Destruction of the World, striking poems, poetic edda
striking poems, poetic edda, judeo christian tradition: Ashleigh: The problem with your topic is that there is TOO MUCH information. Even as all cultures -- including mythological ones -- have stories about the creation of the world, they all have stories about its destruction. For example, the great flood...

Mythology: Family of Janus, distinct personality, roman god
distinct personality, roman god, edith hamilton: There is not much more; the Romans did not think of their gods as in the physical sense like the Greeks. The Romans did not have deeply personified gods as the Greeks. They were a people of deep religious feeling, but they did not have the creativity of the...

Mythology: Zoe, google images, daughter zoe
Mythology: Zoe, google images, daughter zoe, infinity sign

Mythology: Mythological Doomsdays, deucalion and pyrrha, greek roman mythology
deucalion and pyrrha, greek roman mythology, mythology class: Hello, In Greek/Roman mythology, whch is my field of expertise, there is no doomsday, i.e. no final destruction of the world, as we see in Scandinavian mythology where Ragnarok (literally, ‘twilight of the gods’) is “the end of the divine and human worlds,...

Mythology: muses, apollo the god, theoi project
apollo the god, theoi project, google: Dear Spencer: It s difficult to answer your question definitively, because various sources give various answers. The overwhelming number of accounts say that the muses were virgins. But other versions list the children of some of them. There is NO...

Mythology: Zoe, ancient egyptian mythology, daughter zoe
ancient egyptian mythology, daughter zoe, greek symbol: Dear Ed, I am most thankful for choosing me to answer this question for you. It is true that the name Zoe is derived from a Greek word, yet there is no specific symbol of life in Greek Mythology. There is, though, a symbol of life found in Ancient Egyptian...

Mythology: Question about Rhiannon, goddess of the moon, different things
Mythology: Question about Rhiannon, goddess of the moon, different things, wikipedia

Mythology: greek/roman mythology, roman goddess of fertility, roman goddess of war
roman goddess of fertility, roman goddess of war, greek roman mythology: Hello, The original religion of the early Romans was quite modified by the assimilation of vast amount of Greek mythology that merged with Roman mythology which however retained the original gods of the Roman state ( Di Indigetes in Latin), like e.g....

Mythology: Middle School Project, junk mail, e mail
junk mail, e mail, will take some time: I m sorry, Aaron, I ve been misunderstanding your letters. You see, although you type in your e-mail to contact me, it doesn t appear to me so I can t contact you directly. All I see is your name in a post from the AllExperts site. You just have to contact...

Mythology: Question about Rhiannon, goddess rhiannon, greek and roman mythology
goddess rhiannon, greek and roman mythology, goddess myths: Hello, I m sorry, but I cannot help you simply because Rhiannon belongs to CELTIC Mythology which however has nothing to do with GREEK and ROMAN mythology which are my field of expertise (view my profile). The only suggestion I can give you is to go...

Mythology: Questions about Dionysus: Was he born to a virgin mortal woman? Temple turned water into wine?, cult of dionysus, god zeus
cult of dionysus, god zeus, sea goddess: Hi Nick, thanks for choosing me for your question. As you may know, Zeus was the ultimate womanizer, and when he laid eyes on princess Semele of Thebes, he turned himself into a mortal man, seduced her and conceived a child. Hera learnt of this, and disguised...

Mythology: Cyclopes - Hesiod, sea god poseidon, hero odysseus
sea god poseidon, hero odysseus, gigantic proportions: When you take characters in Greek Mythology as to what particular significance it had to the people themselves, no character really outshines another! the cyclopes themselves, though given a particular role as Zeus personal attendants due to their gigantic...

Mythology: Greek Goddesses- light hair?, dark hair, greeks
Mythology: Greek Goddesses- light hair?, dark hair, greeks, assumption

Mythology: Greek Goddess Symbols/Emblems, greek deities, little frog
greek deities, little frog, greek goddess: Pardon my late answer, Anne. I had a hard drive crash and was offline for a while. There are many emblems associated with the Ancient Ones but the three you ask about are a different kettle of fish. For the purposes of a novel let s look at some possible...

Mythology: Greek Goddesses- light hair?, greek goddesses, rare occurence
greek goddesses, rare occurence, euripides medea: Euripides seems to cast Orestes as blond too. Was he? We often see the mention of blond hair among the Greek Gods. Sadly, a lot of this has been used in recent times for racist purposes to verify some alleged Nordic racial (and supposedly superior) type....

Mythology: Greek Mythology, greek poet homer, greek and roman myths
greek poet homer, greek and roman myths, ted nesbitt: Dear Mackenzie: I regret that my answer didn t rate a 10 for clarity. I tried my best to make it clear that there is NO ONE ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN answer to your question. The heritage of Aphrodite has never been officially determined by anyone. If...

Mythology: mythology, greek god hermes, white ribbons
greek god hermes, white ribbons, winged sandals: Hello Caroline, Among the symbols of Hermes are the herald s staff (kerykeion in Greek and Caduceus in Latin, which consists, in some versions, of a staff twined with two white ribbons, and in others, of a staff twined with snakes in a figure-eight shape,...

Mythology: planets
Mythology: planets

Mythology: mythology, several different ways, ultimate authority
several different ways, ultimate authority, poseidon: Zeus appears in the Odyssey several times, and as the God of gods, he has ultimate authority over everything the gods such as Poseidon or Athena did in several different ways. There are a lot more details, but I dont have the material with me this morning,...

Mythology: myyhology, cosmic egg, dust cloud
cosmic egg, dust cloud, sea foam: Kristy, sorry about this, but I don t understand your question. Every mythology has a Creation aspect to it. Everything started by being created, whether people thought this was from a cosmic egg, from a dust cloud, from sea-foam, from the mouth of a god,...

Mythology: Poseidon, undersea realm, greek kings
undersea realm, greek kings, dead language: I can t answer your first question; any historical Poseidon would be a pre-Hellenic ruler of before the ancient Greek kings. It would probably be a dead language like Latin Poseidon was possibly a king of historical Atlantis if you believe such an island...

Mythology: planets, thor norse god, norse god of war
thor norse god, norse god of war, norse god of thunder: Because the Greeks looked to the sky for their gods and named everything they saw after them. They named constellations, days and months after them too. january - janus, god of beginnings february - februus, god of death march - mars, god of war april...

Mythology: Dyonisis, dionysus greek god, dionysus the greek god
dionysus greek god, dionysus the greek god, dionysus god: DionysusScholars have long suspected that the god known as Dionysus is in fact a fusion of a local Greek nature god, and another more potent god imported rather ... www.pantheon.org/articles/d/dionysus.html - 12k - Cached - Similar pages DIONYSUS : Greek...

Mythology: Dyonisis, friederich nietzsche, ancient greek mythology
friederich nietzsche, ancient greek mythology, wife hera: Hello, First of all I have to point out that ancient Greek mythology has often many versions of the same myth and then it is not strange that the story of Dionysus (or ‘Dionysos’, according to ancient Greek spelling) says that Zeus transformed him into...

Mythology: Goddess??, imaginative idea, ancient culture
imaginative idea, ancient culture, pantheon: The graphic you refer to from the front of an album is the product of the imagination of whoever designed the album; it is neither a real goddess nor is it from any cultural pantheon of any ancient culture....it is merely an artist s imaginative idea...

Mythology: Greek Mythology today, ancient greek myths, apple of discord
ancient greek myths, apple of discord, judgement of paris: Hello, Actually modern society has been not affected by Greek mythology apart from some references to several expressions we use still today, though they date back to ancient Greek myths. Here they are for example: 1)“To open a Pandora s box” meaning...

Mythology: Is this goddess?, goddess, alex
goddess, alex, zoom: Dear Alex, looking at the picture, according to my knowledge, resembles none of the Greek or Roman goddesses. She has a more Aztec theme rather than Greek/Roman. I do apologize for not giving you her name. I do hope you find what you are looking for!...

Mythology: Is this goddess?, goddess, modern art
goddess, modern art, hindu: I m afraid it doesn t look like any goddess I m familiar with. It looks more like modern art. It could have been loosely based on several mythological pics (it has combinations of Greek, Chinese, Egyptian and Hindu), but on a whole, it s no goddess I m familiar...

Mythology: Is this goddess?, greek pantheon, warrior goddess
greek pantheon, warrior goddess, science fiction fantasy: Hi Alexandra, I took a look at the picture, and although I have never seen it before I cannot give you an answer for sure as for one thing, the goddesses are drawn according to each artist s understanding of waht they look like. Looking at the pciture...

Mythology: Mythology, goddess aphrodite, psychological challenges
goddess aphrodite, psychological challenges, material possessions: Dear Stevie, as you may know, ANYTHING having to do with Eros (Roman Cupid) is either partially or fully to do with love in one aspect or other; as with the case of Psyche, it has to do with the study of the mind. the word cupidity means greed for...

Mythology: Similarities between modern religion and greek mythology, modern religion, greek mythology
modern religion, greek mythology, holiday dates: Hi Brendan, Yes, it is actually the fact that early religions tend to be adopted and modernised/converted by more modern religions which use the older religions holiday dates but make it their own. Some of the ideas also have similarities but this is a...

Mythology: seahorse, hindu deities, chinese gods
hindu deities, chinese gods, artistic figure: The sea horse was a venerated symbol of Poseidon, who the Greeks considered the creator of the horse. Poseidon was even said to ride upon a giant sea horse. In short, the sea horse is a symbol of Poseidon, the personification of the sea. The Greeks were a...

Mythology: Zeus poem [my teachers so wierd} HELP!, lightning bolts, king of the gods
lightning bolts, king of the gods, olympian gods: Zeus was king of the gods and father of several of the Olympian gods. He was god of sky, rain, thunder and tossed lightning bolts. In modern terms, he liked to engage in relationships outside his marriage and dally with young ladies and other goddesses who...

Mythology: Monsters, greek mythology, monsters
Mythology: Monsters, greek mythology, monsters

Mythology: Greek Mythology, ted nesbitt, dark abode
ted nesbitt, dark abode, greek soldiers: Mike: No name was ever given. It was simply called the horse. Only later, was the title Trojan Horse given to the structure. Some of the early tales said that 3,000 men were hidden in the horse, which is absurd. Later, the number was reduced to...

Mythology: Monsters, horrible monsters, greek mythology
horrible monsters, greek mythology, gorgons: Hi Kylie, Hey, nice to hear from you again...always happy to help! Strong as in physically right? Well, how about the Cyclops? They were giants.... I will think about it some more and follow-up soon, but check out the Cyclops for now! Elis...

Mythology: Pok-a-tok, ted nesbitt, british broadcasting corporation
ted nesbitt, british broadcasting corporation, google search: Dear Maxx: *******FOLLOW-UP TO THE PREVIOUS ANSWER******* I TRIED A GOOGLE SEARCH AND FOUND THE FOLLOWING, VERY INFORMATIVE DESCRIPTION FROM A RELIABLE SOURCE -- THE BRITISH BROADCASTING CORPORATION: http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A830431 Ted Nesbitt...

Mythology: Hades, mount olympus, northern greece
mount olympus, northern greece, pieria: Unlike Mount Olympus, found in northern Greece in Pieria, there is no specific geographical formation about Hades. What I found is that the mouth (or cavern, so to speak) leading to it was set at the far west-end of the earth. It is guarded by the gigantic...

Mythology: Tartarus/Tartaros, roman poet, brother of zeus
roman poet, brother of zeus, gateway to hell: Hello, The Tartarus Gates, i.e. the mythical gateway to hell, were in the lowest region of the underworld, as far below earth as earth is from heaven, but the information we have on these gates is discordant. For example the poet Hesiod (8th.century...

Mythology: Tartarus/Tartaros, three furies, supernatural creatures
three furies, supernatural creatures, heaven and earth: I would first of all like to thank you so much for your kind rating. It would help to give me an even better image to those who need to ask questions on this specific subjects! Yes, you are right. Tartarus is a deep dark cave meant for the souls (or shades)...

Mythology: Versions of the Bellerophon myth, ancient greek myths, homers iliad
ancient greek myths, homers iliad, isthmian odes: Hello, Granted that there are often different versions of the same myth simply because the ancient Greek myths come originally from popular imagination and were later increased by inspiration of poets, I can tell you that the difference between the...

Mythology: Iliad, helen to menelaus, tyndareus
helen to menelaus, tyndareus, single combat: Ajax was the son of the king of Salamis, Telamon. As a suitor of Helen, Ajax had been obligated by the oath of Tyndareus to fight for the return of Helen to Menelaus. He fulfilled his obligation by leading twelve ships with troops from Salamis to Troy. ...

Mythology: Nyx costume, wiccan gods and goddesses, greek roman mythology
wiccan gods and goddesses, greek roman mythology, black feathered wings: Hello, In Greek / Roman mythology which is my field of expertise (view my profile) the goddess Nyx (Νύξ, in Greek letters/ Nox in Roman translation), who was not only a female personification of night, but also one of the earliest deities...

Mythology: The letter C, greek alphabet, letter equivalent
greek alphabet, letter equivalent, english alphabet: Hi Bryan, well...in the Greek alphabet, the Gamma (written uppercase Γ, lowercase γ)is the third letter equivalent to the position of the letter c in the English alphabet, whereas the Chi (uppercase Χ, lowercase χ) is the letter...

Mythology: greek mytology, wine god dionysus, greek mytology
wine god dionysus, greek mytology, daughter of cadmus: Dear Sara, I would first of all like to thank you for choosing me to answer your question. Well, Pentheus was third ruler of Thebes (some say second...), son of Agave, daughter of Cadmus who had sown the teeth of the dragon of Ares. Pentheus has a short...

Mythology: Middle School Project, free yahoo account, yahoo messages
free yahoo account, yahoo messages, e mail: I m in Tennessee near Nashville We have a problem. I have a Yahoo account, which accepts messages from AOL but AOL does not accept Yahoo messages. They erase them. You may need to get a temporary free Yahoo account to reach me (same e-mail as before) aesgaard41@yahoo.com...

Mythology: Middle school project, e mail address, waste of my time
e mail address, waste of my time, middle school project: Aaron, I tried contacting you several times, but AOL just does not allow Yahoo messages. They all bounced back instead of going through; AOL tends to do that. You either have to ask your questions in this format or sign up for a temporary free Yahoo account...

Mythology: Chinese guardians and gods, bronze statuettes, ipoh malaysia
bronze statuettes, ipoh malaysia, vault of heaven: The Malaysians I believe were Chinese in origin and they had several directional gods for the cardinal points of east, south, north and west.They also had two guardian gods who stood at the vault of heaven and guarded it. I might have the names somewhere,...

Mythology: greek mythology, lightning bolts, ancient greeks
lightning bolts, ancient greeks, greek mythology: Is this an actual question desiring a response or are you just curious? Lightning was a symbol of the power of gods, especially to strike down mortals. Zeus controlled the lightning and power of sky but Poseidon had powers of storm as well. The Greeks as...

Mythology: greek olympian gods symbols, greek olympian gods, hera peacock
greek olympian gods, hera peacock, patron goddess: Zeus - thunderbolt - his control over the weather and storm Hera - peacock - her pride and vanity Poseidon - trident - his power and dominion over the sea Demeter - grain - she was the patron goddess of the harvest Hades - no symbol - he wasn t really...

Mythology: i need someones help, red dragonfly, soap holder
red dragonfly, soap holder, natural incident: Hi Julieanne, well, this is quite a question... I personally cannot really tell if you are in any danger, and neither that this has much to do with my expertise. This is just f.y.i... the wasp was once a means of attacking an innocent woman... Zeus was...

Mythology: Spartan Daiy Life, military camp, life thanks
military camp, life thanks, carvajal: Hi Santiago, well Spartan daily life was quite normal, having marketplaces open to sell, men working and women taking care of their household. One priority they had was to send their 7 year old son/s to military camp to learn how to become soldiers,...

Mythology: Bloodlines, pharaoh tutankhamun, hero perseus
pharaoh tutankhamun, hero perseus, gods goddesses: Hi Shari, thanks for choosing me to answer your question. Yes, in Ancient times it was common for blood relatives to wed or make offspring. Greek mythology has too many such occurances: Zeus once raped his other sister Demeter, begetting Persephone....

Mythology: requirements to become a mythology professor, strong hold, background knowledge
strong hold, background knowledge, chancellor: Hello Amanda, thanks for choosing me to answer this question for you. well, what I can offer is this: try to become acquainted with as much material as you can to have a strong hold of background knowledge on the subject. If you find it interesting...

Mythology: Similarities between Greek and Roman Mythology, roman goddess of fertility, roman goddess of war
roman goddess of fertility, roman goddess of war, greek and roman mythology: Hello, First of all I have to point out that in the earliest times, i.e. from Rome s foundation in 753 BC, the Romans had their own mythology which was different from Greek mythology especially if we consider those divinities that belonged only to the...

Mythology: The greek god of war, homers iliad, greek gods and goddesses
homers iliad, greek gods and goddesses, homers odyssey: Hello, Here are my answers: 1.QUESTION: “Was Ares truly hated by all gods?” ANSWER: Yes, the savage and sanguinary character of Ares, who was nothing but the personification of bold force and strength as well as the god of war, made him hated by...

Mythology: Muses, erato euterpe, homers iliad
erato euterpe, homers iliad, ancient greek authors: Hello, The genealogy of the Muses is not the same in all writers. The most common notion was that they were the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne, and born in Pieria, at the foot of Mount Olympus - as we read in Hesiod’s Theogony and in Homer’s Iliad and...

Mythology: Statue Identification, greek deities, defensive armor
greek deities, defensive armor, loin cloths: Dear Mr. Lucas, I am thankful for choosing me to answer you this question. Well, what I surely can say is that she is not Greek/Roman. From the knowledge I have of other mythologies, she looks very much Egyptian. Her tiger helmet may represent Sekhmet,...

Mythology: zeus, god hermes, wife hera
god hermes, wife hera, stories of zeus: Hello, It is quite difficult to list all the relationships Zeus, the King of the Gods, had besides his wife Hera, since he had numerous lovers in mythology. So, among his divine lovers we can list: APHRODITE, ASTERIA, DEMETER, DIONE, EURYNOME, GAIA,...

Mythology: Athene, mortal arachne, goddess of wisdom
mortal arachne, goddess of wisdom, greek myth: Hi Taylor, thanks for choosing me to answer the question. I do apologize for taking long but I had a problem with my computer. Now, Athene...She is the goddess of wisdom, domestic arts and meticulous warcraft. She was born from Zeus head after he swallowed...

Mythology: empires, brahma and vishnu, totem pole
brahma and vishnu, totem pole, worshippers: no to the first question yes/no to the second, Krishna is highest to his worshippers, but in Hinduim, there are always different gods that rate higher like Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu among other. It s like a totem pole with another figure always knocking...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, greek mythology, place of origin
greek mythology, place of origin, zeus: Hello, Actually in Greek mythology there is no reliable information about the place of origin of Atlas, as well as of the place where he resided before being exiled by Zeus who punished him for taking part to the revolt of the Titans by condemning him...

Mythology: High School Project, god of the wind, high school project
god of the wind, high school project: As god of the wind (often confused with a mortal king of the same name), I think it s because it s hard to come up with a symbol that represents the wind. I can t think of one myself. I m sorry I can t be of much help, but that s pretty much why there isn...

Mythology: Medea and her origins, sun god helios, king aegeus
sun god helios, king aegeus, mainland greece: Unfortunately I do not have information in my resources as to when she first appeared in Greek myth. What I do have is that the meaning of her name, like that of her mother the Oceanid Idyia, means knowledgeable . It is said that Medea followed the footsteps...

Mythology: the fates, daughters of zeus, titaness
daughters of zeus, titaness, horae: The Fates were called the daughters of Zeus and Themis, a Titaness. The tradition of three goddesses controlling the lives of mortals occurs in many cultures, like the Norns of Scandinavia. There is no story as to how or why they became the Fates, but it...

Mythology: Greek Mythology Professor, ted nesbitt, mythology course
ted nesbitt, mythology course, mythology class: Dear Timm: In some large universities, there are professors who teach only mythology. However, there are very few such professors. Often, classes in or about mythology are offered in the humanities department of a college or university. I took a mythology...

Mythology: Mythology, mythology creatures, gifted and talented program
mythology creatures, gifted and talented program, world mythology: Hi Yoseph, thank you for choosing me to answer you this question. Well, the answers are as follows: 1.) Dinosaurs are NOT part of any mythology, since there is no record of them ever being considered such, and it is proven they did in fact exist in reality....

Mythology: quetzalcoatl, serpent deity, feathered serpent
Mythology: quetzalcoatl, serpent deity, feathered serpent, patron god

Mythology: Goddess Symbols, hera peacock, female symbol
hera peacock, female symbol, demeter: I think her best symbol was the dove, but other than the three you mentioned, I can t think of another one. A few other symbols: Zeus - thunderbolt Hera - peacock Poseidon - trident Demeter - scythe Apollo - sun Artemis - moon Athena - owl I apologize...

Mythology: greek mythology, mickey hargitay, steve reeves hercules
mickey hargitay, steve reeves hercules, jason and the argonauts: here s a good list: http://www.imdb.com/keyword/greek-mythology/ If it doesn t work, search out Clash of the Titans or Jason and the Argonauts and click KEYWORDS and it will give you the list. Just be sure to peruse the list, but you should be able...

Mythology: Mythology, california polytechnic institute, encyclopedia mythica
california polytechnic institute, encyclopedia mythica, csupomona edu: Dear Anna: Because the Greek, Roman, and Norse mythologies have been so popular, the mythologies of other countries or regions are difficult to find. They do appear in Persian myths. There is an Arab dragon, who was called Simorgh. This site, from...

Mythology: Pandora, greek mythology pandora, epimetheus and pandora
greek mythology pandora, epimetheus and pandora, great brain: Dear Delaney: NEW COMMENT -- Delaney, I spent a long time finding the answers to your questions. I did the very best I could and I did it right away. Your question, however, remains in my Allexperts INBOX, because you have not taken a few seconds to...

Mythology: quetzalcoatl, fertility god, funeral pyre
fertility god, funeral pyre, god of the wind: Dear Joey, Quetzalcoatl means Feathered Snake . He is/was one of the major deities of the Aztec, Toltecs, and other Middle American peoples. Born of a virgin mother/goddess Coatlicue and he has a twin, Xolotl, (Venus or the everning start) from whome he...

Mythology: Differences, mythology by edith hamilton, material beings
mythology by edith hamilton, material beings, vague idea: There was no difference except the Romans had a more vague idea of their gods. They did not picture them as physical perfect beings like the Greeks did. To the Romans, their gods were more spiritual beings than material beings that moved among them siring...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, pagans, sacrifice
Mythology: Greek Mythology, pagans, sacrifice, king minos of crete

Mythology: Greece: Athenian Myths, pediment sculpture, west pediment
pediment sculpture, west pediment, patron goddess: Hey Cody, thanks for choosing me to answer you this question. Well, the statement you sent me does not necessarily reject the fact that Athens was named after Athena, but rather says it is obscure , meaning doubt in my point of view. It is a well...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, greek gods and goddesses, moses in the bible
greek gods and goddesses, moses in the bible, difference between greek and roman mythology: Hi Daniella, thanks for choosing me to answer these questions for you. So, here it goes :D... 1. The basic of Greek Mythology is for Greeks to explain to themselves the matters of nature, such as how the world came into being, how a group of gods helped...

Mythology: Greek Mythology and the Trojan War, hector and achilles, legend of achilles
hector and achilles, legend of achilles, huntington beach ca: Hi James, 1. The launching of 10,000 ships accross the sea to rescue Helen of Troy 2. The legend of Achilles - the battle between Hector and Achilles and the death of Achilles (the Achilles Heel) 3. The story of the Trojan Horse 4. The fight between...

Mythology: Need some help for Q's, baucis and philemon, myth of arachne
baucis and philemon, myth of arachne, goddess of wisdom: Dear James, The Ancient Greeks had their own religion - to them these were not myths in the fairytale sense rather it was part of an organised proper religion and faith. Fire is a useful resource: with fire one could keep warm, cook food, make tools...

Mythology: need some help, sea god poseidon, golden arrows
sea god poseidon, golden arrows, marvelous happenings: Hi James, thanks for choosing me to answer this question for you. Ever since Pre-history, mankind has always believed of a greater force which kept the world turning, thus the birth of beliefs and religions. The Greeks had their own religion, starting...

Mythology: need some help, baucis and philemon, greek myth
baucis and philemon, greek myth, magnificent temple: Hi James, by metamorphosis I am taking it as meaning the Greek myth according to Ovid... Well, the myth does in fact revolve around reward in itself! The Greeks believed very much in hospitality, especially towards travellers and the poor. As the...

Mythology: need some help, goddess athena, myth of arachne
goddess athena, myth of arachne, dear james: Dear James, This question seems to be a duplicate question from a set of questions sent to me in an alternate question order which I just answered but in case your question is a seperate question (sent by another James), the asnwer to the question is as...

Mythology: Pronunciation Question, alternate spellings, egyptian mythology
alternate spellings, egyptian mythology, egyptian names: Hi Marissa, Sorry for the delay, I was travelling the interior of Ethiopia on a job and had no access to the net... Astarte - the e at teh end is pronounced as if there would be an eh with the h silent... so Astarteh Ra - i would say you can read...

Mythology: Roman State Religion - Sacrafice, roman state religion, animal sacrifices
roman state religion, animal sacrifices, roman mythology: Hello, What you call “multiple animal sacrifices” is what in Latin was called “Suovetaurilia”, which was the sacrifice of a pig (‘sus’ in Latin), a ram (‘ovis’ in Latin) and a bull (‘taurus’ in Latin) to Mars, the god of war in Roman mythology. For learning...

Mythology: xanthus, goat herds, sheep flocks
goat herds, sheep flocks, god dionysus: Hello, In Greek mythology Xanthus(Greek:Ξάνθος /Xanthos, meaning “yellow”/” blond “) was a son of Pan who was allied with Dionysus, as we read in Nonnus, Dionysiaca 14. 67 ff. He was one of the so-called Panes, rustic...

Mythology: xanthus, hellenic period, realistic dream
hellenic period, realistic dream, greek mythology: I really don t have much about him. Xanthus was sort of a name used for several Greek characters: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Xanthus The name sort of appears toward the end of the Hellenic period before much was developed about him. All that is known...

Mythology: xanthus, realistic dream, greek mythology
realistic dream, greek mythology, realness: Hi Brandi, Not yet (espeically since i was travelling in the countryside of Ethiopia and had no net access - sorry for the delay by the way) but I have asked an old professor friend of mine who is a specialist in antiqities to send me all that he knows...

Mythology: xanthus, greek myth, greek mythology
greek myth, greek mythology, realistic dream: Hi Brandi, Thanks a lot for choosing me for answering your question. Well, unfortunately, from my side, the Xanthus whose dream you had about is little known to me other than what you yourself already know. The Xanthus mostly known in Greek myth is a...

Mythology: An interview, subject matter expert, mother gaia
subject matter expert, mother gaia, mr webster: Hi Jonathan, I am so glad you believed enough in me to put this proposal forward, I appreciate it. Now I know that you might think I may just as well get my info from Wikipedia and put myself forward as an expert...well with AllExperts it isn t that simple....

Mythology: seahorse mythology, god horus, eyes of the god
god horus, eyes of the god, fish boat: Hi Kay... well, just for your information, I will divide my answer into two: the seahorse in Greek Mythology was known as a hippocampus, which was literally a live-size horse with a fish s tail instead of hind legs and fins instead of a mane and hooves....

Mythology: Zeus' lightning bolt..., lightning bolt, new messiah
lightning bolt, new messiah, common myth: What I cannot understand is how you concluded that Perseus may have connections with being a Messiah...Zeus lightningbolt and his transformation into a shower of gold are two seperate and unconnected things... As for your rating, I am most thankful for...

Mythology: Mythology Forum, roman myth, parable stories
roman myth, parable stories, parallel characters: Hello, I’m sorry, but I really don’t know any reliable Mythology forum with in-depth thorough discussions on this topic and then I cannot help you. The only suggestion I could give is a collection of some websites regarding mythology, though I think...

Mythology: Mythology Forum, roman myth, active one
roman myth, active one, google: Hi Alex, I will answer your previous question later tonight probably. As to this one, I can honestly say I am not aware of an active and highly populated mythology forum at all...I do not even know about a sparesely populated and not so active one. Sorry...

Mythology: Mythology Forum, ted nesbitt, alex dear
ted nesbitt, alex dear, mythology web: Dear Alex: Like you, I have looked for forums -- serious ones in which informed people get involved. I have found only sites that seemingly start with mythology and wander off into other areas: the occult, general rants on topics that are only remotely...

Mythology: Mythology/parable/stories to parallel characters for screenplay, willo the wisp, interrogation rooms
willo the wisp, interrogation rooms, aspiring screenwriter: From one writer to another, I had a hard time following your idea, but I m going to try: 1 - You might want to think about Echo, the character who could only repeat the voice she head back. It s not exact but she was cursed by Hera by concealing the philandering...

Mythology: myth and movies, armand assante, clash of the titans
armand assante, clash of the titans, western cinema: Hi Serge, well I took a look at an abbreviation of the Epic of Gilgamesh, but did not really find any similarity when compared to SOYLENT GREEN ...the myth tells of a demigod who managed to build a city with his strength, and the movie tells of humankind...

Mythology: soylent Green and Mythology, soylent green, gilgamesh
soylent green, gilgamesh, serge: Dear Serge, I have not wathced Soylent Green so I can honestly not comment on whether it is based on mythology or not. As for specific readings on this subject, I honestly have never come accross this issue but will research it over the weekend in my free...

Mythology: Demigods, demigod, helen and pollux
demigod, helen and pollux, zeus: There probably is, but I can t think of one right off, but I d say the child would be peak human. If you think of Hercules as the grandson of Perseus, one could surmise having Zeus as father and grandpa s father could be part of his great strength as if godly...

Mythology: Greek Goddess Symbolism, dione, middle name
Mythology: Greek Goddess Symbolism, dione, middle name, symbolism

Mythology: Greek Goddess Symbolism, greek mythological symbols, spiral goddess
greek mythological symbols, spiral goddess, greek goddesses: Hi Alisha, thanks for choosing me to answer this question for you. I researched a bit about this Blossom of the Seven Greek Goddesses and, although it does give correct reference to the goddesses mentioned, I am not aware such a symbol does in fact exist...

Mythology: Greek Goddesses Sybolism, greek mythological symbols, spiral goddess
greek mythological symbols, spiral goddess, greek goddesses: This is what I found: http://www.venusilluminated.com/Blossomofthe7GoddessesTalisman.html but you ve possibly already seen this. Typically, these goddesses aren t worshipped together so I suspect this is a New Age Symbol. I m not sure of it is copyrighted...

Mythology: question on the order of the birth of the gods, eileithyia, hephaestus
eileithyia, hephaestus, dionysus: Theoretically, eldest to youngest: Hestia, Hades, Poseidon, Demeter, Hera, Zeus for Zeus s children, I rationalized it as: Athena, Ares, Eileithyia, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Hermes, Dionysus, Hercules, Helen I hope this helps...

Mythology: Mythology, old gods, deities
old gods, deities, taoism: How is myth related to what we are today? Myths are the stories used by our ancestors to describe how the world worked or how they saw their history. Every country has its own myths and its own gods and in certain areas their stories overlap. Sometimes,...

Mythology: greek mythology, ancient greek mythology, ancient greek culture
ancient greek mythology, ancient greek culture, words derived from mythology: Hi Purwona, thanks for the rating you ve given me... I am so grateful! well, these are a few sites I ve found, some to give you a general look (and maybe a little childish too, to keep it simple) at Greek mythology, then there is also a site to give you...

Mythology: Greek god of invention and machines, minor deity, tree measures
minor deity, tree measures, greek god: Hello, In Greek mythology it was just Hermes that was considered the Greek god of invention and commerce, as well as the god of alchemy / medicine and the messenger of the gods. Being endowed with shrewdness and sagacity, Hermes was in fact regarded...

Mythology: gods, eldest sister of zeus, goddess of the hearth
eldest sister of zeus, goddess of the hearth, titan god: Hello, Hestia (Greek, Ἑστία) was the Greek virgin-goddess of the hearth fire and the home as she presided over domestic life. She was the eldest sister of Zeus and the oldest daughter of Cronus, the Titan god of time and the...

Mythology: greek and roman mythology, mythology by edith hamilton, greek and roman mythology
mythology by edith hamilton, greek and roman mythology, spirit beings: I hope you don t mind a brief answer, I don t like long rambling messages. They re pretty much identical because they worshipped the same gods under different identities, but the difference was that the Greeks saw their gods as physical beings who visited...

Mythology: greek and roman mythology, greek and roman mythology, battle of troy
greek and roman mythology, battle of troy, mythologies: Hi Nohemi, it s a pleasure to answer your question. Well, both mythologies have few differences: the names of the gods, the story of Romulus & Remus as being fathered by Mars (the Greek Ares), and that the Romans included the myth of Aeneas, who was similar...

Mythology: Pandora's Box, dear madam, evil spirits
dear madam, evil spirits, s box: Hello, Pandora s Box myth is an archetype/ an example of the weaknesses of humans who are not able to tame their curiosity, just like Pandora, the first woman on Earth, who could not hold herself anymore, so that she opened the box and all the illnesses...

Mythology: question about greek mythology, zeus god, goddess of the hearth
zeus god, goddess of the hearth, aphrodite goddess: Hello Sophia, Thank you first of all for choosing me to answer you these questions. I will answer them for you accordingly: 1. Greek mythology, like all other mythologies, is the way the Ancient Greeks tried to explain to themselves and each other how...

Mythology: Greek Gods Power, mount olympus, gods power
mount olympus, gods power, greek mythology: Hey Taylor, thanks for choosing me to answer you this question. well, according to Greek mythology, once the Olympian gods as we know them today established their place on Mount Olympus, they consumed a special kind of nectar and ambrosia, both unreachable...

Mythology: greek mythology name, poseidon god of the sea, goddess of the hearth
poseidon god of the sea, goddess of the hearth, artemis goddess of the hunt: Hello, You are right: the ancient Greeks did not think at all that their gods /goddesses were mythology (literally, “story-telling”, from Greek “ myth” meaning “story”) which is a term coined later by the scholars to denote either the study of myths or,...

Mythology: greek mythology name, ancient greek religion, greek mythology
ancient greek religion, greek mythology, king of the gods: I see... I thought maybe you were writing something like the Percy series or something :) No, they wouldn t have said they were Zeusians I wouldn t think... they would just say they were followers of Zeus, or maybe used a particular word or term! I hope...

Mythology: Greek mythology, hades god of the underworld, ted nesbitt
hades god of the underworld, ted nesbitt, great dominions: Dear Donovan: The number one god of the ancient Greeks was Zeus. He was considered to be the most powerful and had the title King of the Olympians. Some of the other gods were most active -- particularly the wife of Zeus, named Hera, but Zeus had...

Mythology: Acceptable sacrifices/ offerings, ancient greek authors, greek pantheon
ancient greek authors, greek pantheon, animal slaughter: Hello, Yes, there were some offerings to the Greek gods that don’t involve animal slaughter. Although in fact the central ritual act in ancient Greece was animal sacrifice, especially of sheep, oxen, goats,pigs and cocks, whose entrails and meat were...

Mythology: Demeter and Persephone, demeter and persephone, famous myths
demeter and persephone, famous myths, leaves in autumn: Hi Sara, thanks for choosing me to answer your question...which I hope I will do satisfactorily. Well yes, when comparing Greek myths to others you will find that, basically, they have similarities. In the case of Persephone you will find it deals with...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, gods and goddesses, mr webster
gods and goddesses, mr webster, classical mythology: Hi Sean, I m glad you found my answer useful... wow you seem to be going deep into mythology :) well, let s start with the creation of mankind: this was given into the hands of the titan Prometheus who fashioned the male human race out of clay/mud....

Mythology: greek mythology, white poplar tree, queen of the underworld
white poplar tree, queen of the underworld, king of the underworld: Hello, Here are the Greek mythological plants of the dead: 1-ASPHODEL. This spring-flowering perennial with grey-green leaves and pale grey-white flowers was regarded as the food of the dead and was sacred to Haides (aka Hades), the king of the Underworld,...

Mythology: Mythology, greek moon goddess, celtic myths
greek moon goddess, celtic myths, roman goddess: Hello, actually I know of some goddesses who fell in love with mortal men like e.g. Selene, the Greek moon goddess, who was so deeply in love with Endymion, a mortal handsome shepherd, that she begged Zeus to grant him eternal life so she might be able...

Mythology: Mythology careers, intellectual path, fantasy film
intellectual path, fantasy film, literary career: For me, mythology has been an asset in a writing/literary career or down the line in fantasy film-making (like George Lucas, his Star wars is full of mythological tenets), but for a more intellectual path, you can look into archaeology (Indiana Jones) or ancient...

Mythology: mythology, moon goddess selene, goddess artemis
moon goddess selene, goddess artemis, virgin goddess: Hi Matthew, thanks for choosing me to answer this question for you. well, many goddesses did fall in love with mortals, but none I recall gave up their divine right or being in exchange for love... alas, some examples I may give you from the top of...

Mythology: mythology, goddess of fertility, norse goddess
goddess of fertility, norse goddess, goddess worship: The closest I can think of is Nanna, Norse goddess of fertility, who gives her life to join the slain god Balder in the underworld. Women did not get big starring roles in mythology. Goddess worship started to die down by time stories were made between gods...

Mythology: Phobos and Deimos, ancient greek myths, goddess of destruction
ancient greek myths, goddess of destruction, phobos and deimos: Hi Adam, thanks for choosing me to answer you this question. Let s start with Phobos. In ancient Greek myths, Phobos was depicted as having a lion s head or features resembling that of a lion, a row of pearly white teeth ready to bite, and fiery eyes...

Mythology: indian hindu goddess Rati, hindu goddess, hindu pantheon
hindu goddess, hindu pantheon, indian hindu: Rati (Ratri) was the Vedic goddess of night and stars. Daughter of Dyaus (sky) and Prithivi (earth), she was sister of Surya, Ushas, Indra, Vayu and Tvashtri. In the Hindu pantheon, she replaced Lakshmi as goddess of love. I hope that helps. I m not familar...

Mythology: Need an Interview about Greek Mythology, greek mythology, answears
greek mythology, answears, greek myths: Hehe hi Benjamin, no no you can ask as many questions as you like, so here go my answers in my opinion & knowledge!: 1.)each god and goddess had his/her own important role, but Zeus must be the most influential, being the ruler and greatest of them all....

Mythology: Pivotal Greek Myth, theseus and the minotaur, aeschylus oresteia
theseus and the minotaur, aeschylus oresteia, titan prometheus: Hello, First of all I have to tell you that I can only give you some suggestions you yourself shall develop, of course. That being stated, here are my answers. -1st.QUESTION: “What would the ancient Greeks considered some of the most pivotal myths and...

Mythology: Roman and Greek Gods and Goddesses, roman goddess of fertility, roman goddess of war
roman goddess of fertility, roman goddess of war, roman gods and goddesses: Hello, I’ll start saying that, if you want to make a comparison between ancient Greek and Roman religious beliefs, you must know that: 1-it is true that, in chronological order, Greek religious beliefs have come before the Roman religion, simply because...

Mythology: statu of two naked men fighting, poseidon god, antaeus
poseidon god, antaeus, responce: This statue has a 99% probability that it depicts the struggle between Herakles & Antaeus. Antaeus was the son of Gaea, the earth, and Poseidon, god of the seas. He was a giant residing in Libya, and his great strength was derived from direct contact with...

Mythology: Dragons in Mythology, book of sea monsters, d j conway
book of sea monsters, d j conway, lake monsters: I don t have a lot of books like that. The only two I can recommend are Magical, Mystical creatures by D. j. Conway and the Book of Sea Monsters by Bob Eggleton. Try searching your local library in the mythology and legends area; some books on lake monsters...

Mythology: Greek mythology, mythology by edith hamilton, greek myth
mythology by edith hamilton, greek myth, percy jackson series: The first book I read was Gods, Heroes and Monsters from greek Myth bu Bernard Evslin. I also like Dauliries Greek Myth. (Not sure I spelled his name right) Both of those books are for kids so the best is possibly Mythology by Edith Hamilton. If you...

Mythology: The Parentage of Uranus, orphic hymns, orphic mysteries
orphic hymns, orphic mysteries, gods goddesses: I go by the original Greek Olympian myth that Uranus is the ancestor of all with no geneaology behind him. The Orphic mysteries claim he and Gaia were children of Aether and Hemera (day and night), children of Erebus and Nyx (light and dark). The term grandson/grandfather...

Mythology: unicorns and other mythological creatures, ted nesbitt, internet resource guide
ted nesbitt, internet resource guide, encyclopedia mythica: Dear Nicole: I have prepared an Internet Resource Guide for mythology. It contains the most comprehensive and reliable websites I could find. My students use it all the time. I suggest you download the document. The BEST two sites on the list...

Mythology: Animals in mythology, native american myth, rice god
native american myth, rice god, european mythology: I m not sure the fox appears in all these. In Japan, the fox is the familiar of Inari, the rice god and is a symbol of prosperity through the Far East, whereas in Native American myth, he s Wabasso, the little brother of Coyote, the trickster, and a symbol...

Mythology: Greek mythology intaglio, greek roman mythology, son eros
greek roman mythology, son eros, two doves: Hi Michael, thanks for choosing me to answer your question. this scene merely depicts Aphrodite (the Roman Venus) and her son Eros (the Roman Cupid). Eros is still quite young, looking like a cherub, so Aphrodite may either be teaching him something or...

Mythology: Greek mythology research paper, daughter of cronus, mythology research
daughter of cronus, mythology research, gods zeus: How did Greek mythology really start? Greek mythology is the study of the gods, lore and beliefs of the ancient Greeks. Their gods were probably based on forgotten Hellenic/Minoan kings adapted intio their religion Are some of the myths based on real...

Mythology: Greek mythology research paper, king zeus, artemis apollo
king zeus, artemis apollo, mythology research: Hi Caroline, thanks for choosing me to answer your questions. 1.) Well, one can t really give a specific date of when Greek mythology as we know it today originated, but I would say that it was somewhere during the 8th century BC, when populace from places...

Mythology: interview of greek mythology, greek gods and goddesses, zeus consort
greek gods and goddesses, zeus consort, greek deities: Hi Wesley... 1.) I do not teach Greek mythology- I never really studied the subject, but I became so interested that I became quite knowledgeable about it. 2.) Following the answer above, I do not know what skills are needed although I suppose dedication...

Mythology: MYTHOLOGY, tales from the crypt keeper, damsel in distress stories
tales from the crypt keeper, damsel in distress stories, shivers down my spine: sure, np ;) 1.) Well, I like Apollo for his extremely beautiful characteristics, Ares for his sexy muscled body- but Aphrodite is my most favourite. Being born from the sea and being the most sexually driven seductress of Olympus.... she wins the golden...

Mythology: MYTHOLOGY, minor gods, greek mythology
minor gods, greek mythology, cronus: 1. What s your favorite myth and why? I don t have a favorite myth; for me its more about the characters: I like Zeus, Hades, Aphrodite, Athena and Artemis 2. When and how did you get interested in Mythology? I don t know 3. What thrills you so much...

Mythology: Apollo's Arrow, apollo the greek god, serpent python
apollo the greek god, serpent python, greek god of music: Hello, I think that you refer to the adjective “Pythian “ (ancient Greek Πύθιος ) which however is NOT the name of Apollo s arrow, but one of the epithets /appellations of Apollo, the Greek god of music, light and archery,...

Mythology: Apollo's Arrow, apollo, arrows
apollo, arrows, arrow: Dear Dhruva, thanks for choosing me to answer you this question. I must admit I searched through the web after checking through my sources, but nothing of Apollo s arrows called specifically as pytholem was found. There might be a chance though that the...

Mythology: Aztec Mythology, obsidian knife, goddess of the moon
obsidian knife, goddess of the moon, coyolxauqui: Dear Mr. Jose Agustin, The question of who decapitated Coatlicue is interesting. As you may know, legend has it that she was once magically impregnated by a ball of feathers that fell on her while she was sweeping a temple, and subsequently gave birth...

Mythology: Greek mythology, classical myth, greek mythology
classical myth, greek mythology, god of the sea: My favorite book is Crowell s Book of Classical Myth; it s not as in-depth as the book I had before it in high school, but it gives all the basic info. Sidebar, most of my output from the book can be found on my Guide to the Mythological Universe website....

Mythology: Greek mythology, god of thunder, greek mythology
god of thunder, greek mythology, cyclopes: Hi Jon, yes, Zeus is the god of thunder, along with the sky and all elements having to do with the sky. He was given thunderbolts by the cyclopes during his war against his father, the titan Kronus. I apologize for my late answer but I was not available...

Mythology: "white-elbowed hera", english professors, queen of the gods
english professors, queen of the gods, lengthy description: Dan: Should you find an answer that is clearer and more knowledgeable than mine, would you be kind enough to send it to me? I have had this question more than once and I have spent many hours researching it. Other questioners have rated me very highly,...

Mythology: greek mythology oresteia, libation bearers, delightful eyes
libation bearers, delightful eyes, faithful brother: Hello, In Aeschylus Libation Bearers (The Choephoroi), lines 238 ff. Electra calls her brother Orestes four loves in one” in the sense that she considers him her father, her mother, her sister and obviously her brother, in short four loves in one”....

Mythology: mythology animal, goddess of love and beauty, roman mythology
goddess of love and beauty, roman mythology, silly question: Hello, In Greco-Roman mythology, it was the dove - sacred to Aphrodite (Venus, in Latin), the goddess of love and beauty - that was considered a messenger of deep symbolic love and thus symbolized “True love” /”Love forever”. Another animal sacred...

Mythology: Ares, ancient greeks, roman age
ancient greeks, roman age, negative impression: It s possibly because the Greeks as not being a unified country but instead a series of numerous feuding city/states saw war as something they didn t want to glorify. By the Roman Age, the Romans as a n almost martial country were conquering most of Europe...

Mythology: HERMES, argos panoptes, famous myths
argos panoptes, famous myths, son of zeus: Hello, actually it would be too long to talk about all the myths where the Greek Hermes (Mercurius, in Latin), the son of Zeus and the nymph Maia, the messenger of the gods as well as the god of shepherds, land travel, merchants, thieves, known for his...

Mythology: Hermes, modern fiction, lateness
modern fiction, lateness, hermes: This page has a lot of details on Hermes: http://www.angelfire.com/planet/mythguide/hermes.html plus some info on him in modern fiction. If there is anything not covered here you would like to know, please contact me directly. Please forgive the lateness...

Mythology: Bronze twin cherub statue, eros, cupid
eros, cupid, edouard drouot: It looks like a bronze sculpture of Cupid, the Greek/Roman god of love, with Psyche, his mortal love. Aphrodite was offended when Psyche s beauty was compared to her own, so she sent her son Eros/Cupid to smite her, but Cupid became scratched by one of his...

Mythology: fiction novel, e mail address, ted nesbitt
e mail address, ted nesbitt, fiction novel: Jeremy: I am going to attempt to attach a Word document containing an annotated list of comprehensive and reliable web sites for mythology. Several of them have information about the Fates. Ted Nesbitt *** It didn t work. I can only attach photographs....

Mythology: interview, hero myths, human likeness
hero myths, human likeness, greek mythology: 1. what are a few of your favorite myths? I like the hero myths for showing the battle of good destroying evil. 2. what do you think these meant to the Greeks? I think the Greeks invented these storires to either explain the world around them or rever...

Mythology: Information on Zeus, homer the iliad, homer the odyssey
homer the iliad, homer the odyssey, homeric hymns: Hello, Here are some websites where you can find reliable information about Zeus and his role in Greek mythology: http://www.theoi.com/Olympios/Zeus.html http://www.theoi.com/Olympios/ZeusFamily.html http://www.pantheon.org/articles/z/zeus.html...

Mythology: roman mythology, roman gods and goddesses, hellenic languages
roman gods and goddesses, hellenic languages, gods and goddesses: Since the Roman gods were originally Greek, they would know Ancient Greek, Mycaenaen and Hellenic languages before knowing the Roman languages of their worshippers. They d possibly be aware of Gaelic and Phoenicians since the Greeks had outposts as far as...

Mythology: demeter and persephone, e mail address, goddess of the underworld
e mail address, goddess of the underworld, earth goddess: Demeter is a mother goddess. She is cruel and kind. As a earth goddess, she has to be cruel in order to show kindness. She gives harvest in the spring, but she has to stay distant in the winter because that s how nature works. Yes, but she s also a goddess...

Mythology: Greek Mythology Project, alderson broaddus college, bucknell university lewisburg
alderson broaddus college, bucknell university lewisburg, greek and roman myths: Maybe you can rate me again! Emma, I sent a copy of my answer to my own e-mail and the link to my Google documents did not work. I cannot attach the entire two pages to this message, because Allexperts does not allow attachments. I am going to...

Mythology: Greek Myths, gorgon medusa, greek myths
gorgon medusa, greek myths, greek mythology: Hello Mason, thanks for choosing me to answer your questions...and so here I go: 1.)I first learnt of Greek mythology from a cartoon series called Tales of the Cryptkeeper , where I became introduced to the Gorgon Medusa, who is my favourite creature....

Mythology: Roman mythology, roman gods and goddesses, miniature statues
roman gods and goddesses, miniature statues, roman deities: hello DiemMy, I am much obliged for choosing me to answer your questions :) I will do so as best as I could. 1.)Roman deities came into history just as soon as the Romans took over Greece in around the 10th century BC. 2.)I would believe so, yes. They...

Mythology: Cupid, greeks cupid, hephaestus
greeks cupid, hephaestus, ancient greeks: 1. How did Cupid have an affect on Ancient Greeks? Cupid was mostly an abstract being; he was an intangible object given human-like qualities 2. What story is Cupid best known by? the story of Psyche 3. Is there anything interesting or unusual about...

Mythology: Cupid, goddess aphrodite, http www google
goddess aphrodite, http www google, beast story: it s a pleasure :) you should check out http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eros, which is a very good source of general information. these are a few other sites you might check out. if you need further clarification, i will get to them asap :) http://www.godchecker.com/pantheon/greek-mythology.php?deity=EROS...

Mythology: Do DemiGods have wings?, gods zeus, modern invention
gods zeus, modern invention, gods of olympus: Hephaestus was said to be hunchbacked, but this may be a modern invention. Classical intrepretation only adheres to his lameness. The Muses, the Horae and the Sirens were all said to have wings. The Harpies as well, but they were meant to be bird-goddesses....

Mythology: Egyptian Mythology, patron gods, fifth dynasty
patron gods, fifth dynasty, supreme deity: Hi Andrew... I only have a little knowledge of Egyptian mythology, but I guess these questions are easy enough. 1. Ra s name may mean sun or creator , and by the fifth dynasty became the supreme deity and associated with the mid- day sun, which is...

Mythology: Greek mythology interview, myth hundreds, roman myth
myth hundreds, roman myth, gods and goddesses: 1) What is the difference between a god and a titan? The only difference is that the Titans were said to be taller and earlier. the titans were the first generation of Olympian gods. 2) Who is your favorite god and why? I don t think I have a favorite....

Mythology: Greek mythology interview, origin of mythology, gods and goddesses
origin of mythology, gods and goddesses, greek myths: Hi Grayson, thanks for choosing me to answer your questions. So, here we go... 1. Titans were gods of an older generation than the ones we know of today. They were very big in proportion, gigantic to be precise, much bigger than the gods, who were still...

Mythology: Myth's from the Trojan War, helen of sparta, ethel dwyer middle school
helen of sparta, ethel dwyer middle school, river styx: #1 What are the most popular myths derived from the Trojan War ? Achilles, Helen and Odysseus - I d say they are the most central characters in my opinion. #2 What materials were used to build the Trojan horse? I think I read somewhere it was pieced...

Mythology: questions, greek roman mythology, independent study project
greek roman mythology, independent study project, favorite thing: Hi Grant, thanks for choosing me to answer your queries... so; 1. This question is slightly unclear as to which context you are referring to, but if you mean written material such as books regarding ancient history, there are plenty such which help young...

Mythology: questions, heroic myth, independent study project
heroic myth, independent study project, thick skin: It s not really a career to me. I m a writer with a passion for mythology, but I ll answer your questions: Is it difficult to find evidence of the past? Yes When did you first become interested in Mythology? When I was a kid. I read a book and wanted...

Mythology: Ancient Greek Religion, ancient greek religion, greek oracles
ancient greek religion, greek oracles, mass ceremony: Ok... coincidentally I received a very similar query, and I will copy it for you: Q. How did religion affect/influence them? A. Ancient Greek religion influenced them in the exact same way religion affects us today. They made sure they honoured the gods...

Mythology: Ancient Greek Religion, ancient greek religion, greek oracles
ancient greek religion, greek oracles, mass ceremony: Hi Ezio, Ancient Greek religion influenced them in the exact same way religion affects us today. They made sure they honoured the gods & visit their temples so that they {the gods} did not think the mortals neglected them and cause them fury. Yes they...

Mythology: Egyptian Mythology, gods and goddess names, ted nesbitt
gods and goddess names, ted nesbitt, good luck with your report: Dear Kaycee: The most important god was Osiris. The most important goddess was Isis. You will find a complete list with descriptions of these deities at this site: http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/egyptmyth/tp/071507egyptiandeities.htm It is...

Mythology: Egyptian Mythology, worshipped gods, culture of egypt
worshipped gods, culture of egypt, ancient egyptians: Q1:Why did the Egyptians worship the gods? This is more a sociology question. I don t know why the Ancient Egyptians worshipped gods. Think of it as like modern fan?celebrity worship. They had incredible rulers who seemed larger than life with seemingly...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, goddess worship, greek mythology
goddess worship, greek mythology, mother goddess: Greek mythology is full of mother-goddess worship, the best example of this is the story of Cronus and how Mother Earth or Gaea turned to one of her children to protect the others. It is because of Gaea that we have the modern image of Mother Nature. Similar...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, greek competitions, tortoise shell
greek competitions, tortoise shell, greek civilization: Hi Kaycee... thanks for choosing me to answer your questions. 1. The gods & goddesses, like mortals, lived in friendship together as a community, but had their arguments & fights every now & again. 2. There is no specific mention of any seamstresses....

Mythology: Greek Mythology, clash of the titans, gods and goddesses
clash of the titans, gods and goddesses, ancient greeks: Hello Johanna... I will do my best to answer your questions to get best results for your project! :) 1. Myths were originally told orally from one person to another as sort of folk tales, which were then written in time and kept as record to how we know...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, gods existence, greek mythology
gods existence, greek mythology, dark god: Hi Lilly, these are my answers: 11. We do have evidence there were cults who adored the gods, but no evidence of the gods existence themselves could ever be found- they never did! 12. All heroes were important since they all had their particular story...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, hero perseus, clash of the titans
hero perseus, clash of the titans, greek myths: 16. The myth of the Greek hero Perseus. 17. I don t really know exactly... but something in it thrills me much more than the rest! 18. Since 13 asks who I would like to be, I stick with Aphrodite. 19. Her way of birth and lifestyle is just how I d like...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, patron deity, clash of the titans
patron deity, clash of the titans, ancient greeks: 1) How were the myths passed down? Myths were passed down orally or by word of muth. They were not written down until hundreds of years after. For example: Hercules dates to 1250BC but his life and story not written down by Homer until around the Foirst Millennium...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, patron deity, urban myths
patron deity, urban myths, millennium 2: 1) How were the myths passed down? Myths were passed down orally or by word of mouth. They were not written down until hundreds of years after. For example: Hercules dates to 1250BC but his life and story not written down by Homer until around the First Millennium...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, egyptian myths, gods and goddesses
egyptian myths, gods and goddesses, ancient greeks: 6) Did myths serve as an explanation for the ancient Greeks? Myths were passed down as a way of recalling history or to explain how things happened in the universe 7) How many total gods and goddesses were there? Hundreds, most of the gods were actually...

Mythology: Byzantine Civilization and Islamic civilization, byzantine civilization, greek paganism
byzantine civilization, greek paganism, islamic civilization: I don t think the Byzantines or Moslems were influenced by Greek Religion at all. By time they moved into Turkey, Greek paganism would have been on the way out. Even the Roman Empire past 300BC would be slowly embracing Christianity. An arcane religion in...

Mythology: The motif of the Mouth, queen of the gods, blessing and a curse
queen of the gods, blessing and a curse, mythological story: oh, why I have for you the perfect myth! it s the origin of what we know today as the echo! Echo was a fair nymph, as are all nymphs in Greek mythology. Her single problem was her constant talk & gossip. Now it so happened that Zeus asked for her service...

Mythology: olympus, safety mechanisms, outsiders
safety mechanisms, outsiders, sea level: Hi Michael, Ironically enough, unlike the Underworld, Olympus has no guard to protect outsiders. But still, it is such a high mountain, the highest peak reaching to 2,917 metres above sea level, that in ancient times it was practically impossible even to...

Mythology: Questions for a project, minor deities, ancient artifacts
minor deities, ancient artifacts, greek alphabet: Hi, thanks for choosing me to answer your questions. I will do my best to get you best results :) 1. Greek religion started mainly during the Bronze Age around 2000BC when it was at its very first stages of existance. 2. There were too many minor deities...

Mythology: Greek Myth Pronunciation, correct pronunciation, greek myth
correct pronunciation, greek myth, greek names: Hello, Here’s the correct pronunciation of the six mythological Greek names you mention. Each of them is a Latinized form of the original Greek term, as you can see in the brackets. Please note that I chose to indicate the correct pronunciation of each...

Mythology: Greek mythology - Hephaestus, ted nesbitt, encyclopedia mythica
ted nesbitt, encyclopedia mythica, encyclopedia britannica: Dear Steve: I can find NO reference that names the hammer and the tongs, the two usual symbols for Hephaestus. I am pasting in below an annotated list of the best mythology sites on the internet. [The first two on the list are the best encyclopedias.]...

Mythology: roman mythology-origin of new year's resolution, numa pompilius, king of rome
numa pompilius, king of rome, roman mythology: Hello, What really stems from Roman mythology is the myth of Janus (Latin, “Ianus” from “ianua”, door, house-door, an entrance of any sort), not new year s resolutions as a commitment that a person makes to one or more lasting personal goals, projects,...

Mythology: horned beast carving on headboard, horned beast, beast man
horned beast, beast man, 4 generations: Dear Candy, I think based on what you are telling me that this should be a satyr Does the figure have a beard ? and feet like a goat ? These things are basic satyr attributes Morpheus looks more like a bearded man and is shown in dreams as the messenger...

Mythology: Curiosity, hero bellerophon, female monster
hero bellerophon, female monster, greek mythology: Hello Victoria, please accept my apologies for a late reply- i was a bit tight in time lately. In Greek mythology, the closest to the creature which you are describing is the gigantic fire-breathing female monster Chimaera, killed by the hero Bellerophon...

Mythology: all about god triton, son of poseidon, sea monster
son of poseidon, sea monster, god of the sea: Hi Jenalyn, Triton was the son of Poseidon and his wife Amphitrite. His appearance varies, but all agree that he was a man from head to waist, and a fish from his waist down, i.e. a merman. Some also say he had a pair of horse’s legs at the intersect from...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, sisters names, greek mythology
sisters names, greek mythology, pantheon: Chris: Here is your answer: http://www.pantheon.org/articles/c/cronus.html The Encyclopedia Mythica, published by pantheon.org, is one of the best sources for mythology. Bookmark it on your computer. Use it to find all of the answers to your...

Mythology: Mythology: Hades and nymphs, marshes and swamps, sea nymphs
marshes and swamps, sea nymphs, cronus and rhea: Hello, Hades (Greek Άδης transliterated as “Aïdes”, “the Unseen”, also called Pluto, or Pluton, “the Rich”), ruler of the kingdom of the underworld, son of the Titans Cronus and Rhea, and brother of the deities Zeus and Poseidon, had...

Mythology: Origin Myths, native american myth, origin myths
native american myth, origin myths, origin myth: 1)What are the characteristics of origin myths? Origin myths describe the how certain things happen or why, such as why the sun and moon are never together or why we have seasons. 2)What information would you need to write an origin myth yourself? Not...

Mythology: bible question...., messiah jesus, jesus prayer
messiah jesus, jesus prayer, bible question: Dear Karina, I find it funny that you put this question to me as a mythology expert. Although Jewish by birth I am not practicing any belief at the moment. I am as I said no specialist in bible explanations. Here is what I know to be true. In the...

Mythology: bible question..., messiah jesus, jesus prayer
messiah jesus, jesus prayer, bible question: Hi Karina, since I can only answer questions regarding Greek Mythology, I cannot answer you this very detailed question. All I can say is this- you believe in what you want to believe; don t let anyone say you have the wrong belief or religion. one thing...

Mythology: Norse Mythology and Christianity, terveen, norse mythology
terveen, norse mythology, initial research: Dear Aaron, the story is precisely the other way around. The Norse Mythology is much much older then the stories told in Christianity. It is true that you can find stories from different mythologies in the bible. Revised of course and maybe edited a...

Mythology: Greek Mythology Interview, son of zeus hera, children of zeus
son of zeus hera, children of zeus, son of aphrodite: Hi Andrea, I guarantee to answer your questions AS BEST TO MY ABILITIES... but I believe a subject to have influence on me for over 15 years should by now be part of my knowledge :) So... let s start: A1: Greek mythology to the Ancient Greeks had two main...

Mythology: gods, pallas athena, tidal waves
pallas athena, tidal waves, terveen: Dear Richard, other than shown in many toons and comics, the trident of Poseidon was not a shooting weapon. Poseidon used his trident to sweep up storms and tidal waves. He used it to conjure up a horse in the battle between himself and Pallas Athena....

Mythology: Greek myths, temple zeus, long tine
temple zeus, long tine, philemon and baucis: Dear Roxy, your question goes back of course to the myth of Philemon and Baucis. I will tell it in short and end with your question and answer It was a time when people had grown cold and inhospitable. The Greek gods were displeased and disappointed...

Mythology: Greek & Roman mythology and the planets., greek roman mythology, planets in the solar system
greek roman mythology, planets in the solar system, planets in our solar system: Hi Hannah... I will answer as best as I could... 1. since i am not much of an expert with regards to the history of naming of the planets, i am going to copy you the relevant information from Wikipedia for you... Mythology and naming: The gods of Olympus,...

Mythology: What happened to Hecate?, magic herbs, triple goddess
magic herbs, triple goddess, dark goddess: Hekate was the triple- goddess (literally), who was patroness of witchcraft, black magic, herbs & potions. she was goddess of the cross-road and was greatly respected and feared by everyone, even the all-powerful Zeus! she was one of the elder goddesses, pictured...

Mythology: Mythology Report, grail quest, babylonian gods
grail quest, babylonian gods, egyptian prophecy: How were the Babylonian gods created? The Babylonian gods or Igigi (Anunnaki in Sumerian) were the children of Lakhamu and Lakhmu, children of Tiamat (goddess of saltwater) and Apsu (god of fresh water) Do you know any interesting Babylonian myths? The...

Mythology: Ref: question, gods and godesses, actress reese
gods and godesses, actress reese, royal family of england: Look at it like this, say 5000 years in the future, no one knows who actress Reese Witherspoon is. In trying to get research on her, future scientist learn that we watching flickering images of her in dark rooms. To us, we re just watching movies; but in the...

Mythology: representations of gods in post classical art, roman poet ovid, artemis and apollo
roman poet ovid, artemis and apollo, goddess artemis: Hello, I think that in “The birth of Adonis” by Marcantonio Franceschini the two adult figures holding baby Adonis are the goddess Artemis, as you say, and one of her nymphs, as we read in Ovid’s Metamorphoses, book 10, line 510 ff. whose version about...

Mythology: Siren or Harpy, piers anthony, greek mythology
piers anthony, greek mythology, harpies: Dear Roberto, what a great dream. As far as I know and could find in my sources the Greek mythology only talks about female harpies. On the other hand there are a lot of references of male harpies in other sources. One of them is the forgotten realms...

Mythology: Sleipnir and Griffin, god of mischief, god of mischief in norse mythology
god of mischief, god of mischief in norse mythology, frost giants: Dear Cassidy, Sleipnir is a creature from Norse mythology Sleipnir is the eight legged horse of Odin (the ruler of the Norse gods) It is said to be the fastest horse that ever lived. It was won by Odin during a bet with a giant. Sleipnir is a child...

Mythology: titans, island of crete, chronus
island of crete, chronus, terveen: Dear Richard, Chronus sons and daughters were: Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Hades, Hestia, Demeter. Zeus was saved by his mother and was brought up on the island of Crete After his coming of age he slew his father with a scythe and took domination of the...

Mythology: titans, lightning bolt, lightning strikes
lightning bolt, lightning strikes, lightning strike: Dear Richard, the bolts that were created for Zeus by the cyclops, were the lightning strikes people saw during storms. Zeus used them during his fight against the titans as a thrown weapon. He used the weapon to show his appreciation of something (a...

Mythology: titans, gyges, olympian gods
gyges, olympian gods, terveen: Dear Richard, yes indeed there were other monsters involved The giants with 100 arms (Hecatonchires) called Briareos, Gyges and Kottos The mount othrys in a previous question was the base of operation for the Titans when fighting the Olympian Gods....

Mythology: Greek Mythology, queen of the olympian deities, poseidon god of the sea
queen of the olympian deities, poseidon god of the sea, olympian gods and goddesses: Hello, In ancient Greek mythology the twelve Olympians gods and goddesses inhabiting Mount Olympus –hence their appellative “Olympians”- are Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Hestia, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephaestus and Hermes and later...

Mythology: Níðhöggr/Ragnarök, goddess hel, legends myths
goddess hel, legends myths, natural catastrophes: Wow a real researcher here, Hi Robert, lets see how far I get. Nidhogg or Nidhoggr is the Dragon, which inhabits the underworld Niflheim {dark world} in Norse mythology. The name Nidhogg has been variously translated as striking full of hatred...

Mythology: norse elves, rune magick, 9 worlds
rune magick, 9 worlds, dark elves: Dear Andrew, there is not very much to tell about the elves in the Edda they are only named in 1 chapter as far as I know (it has been some time since I last read it) The Dark Elves are said to be darker than pitch The Light Elves are said to be fairer...

Mythology: Creature Question, elephant bird, chinese phoenix
elephant bird, chinese phoenix, mythological creatures: I m afraid I ve never heard of it myself. I could peruse my collection of books, but that would take time. However, if you want a quicker answer, I would presume it to be Persian in origin, going by phonetic spelling. It could be part of Arabic folklore, a...

Mythology: Which Olympians and Titans fought in the Titanomachy?, titanomachy, hecatonchires
titanomachy, hecatonchires, mount olympus: Hello, first of all I have to point out that that there are some variations as to which deities were included in the Titanomachy, i.e. the ten-year series of battles which were fought in Thessaly between the Titans, based on Mount Othrys, and the Olympians...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, apollo and artemis, mother of apollo
apollo and artemis, mother of apollo, zeus and hera: Dear Teresa, These are some nice questions, let s see. 1. The myths originated from things that happened in peoples lives. When people saw something they did not understand they tried to find an answer for it and explain that it was a god that was creating...

Mythology: Juventas, ancient greek name, latin transliteration
ancient greek name, latin transliteration, daughter of zeus: Hello, first of all Juventas (Latin, Iuventas, aka Iuventus or Iuventa) and Hebe (Greek,Ἥβη) are the same goddess, i.e. the goddess of youth, the cup-bearer to the gods, and, after the deification of Hercules, his wife. Iuventas (aka...

Mythology: Greek Mythology Interview, mythology project, arrow in the heart
mythology project, arrow in the heart, book of maps: Hi Zhining, here are my answers and I hope they help. A: the events Greeks invented in their mythology were mostly natural occurrences to which they had no developed science as we do today to give them a proper meaning. One such event was a great earthquake...

Mythology: Greek Mythology and Today's world, books harry potter, mythology and the bible
books harry potter, mythology and the bible, mythology project: Dear Zhining, I will be happy to help. First Question : Greek Mythology can be found in almost anything let me give you a few examples a. Plays : Greek mythological stories are at the base of the most important theatrical plays and are used continuously...

Mythology: Minerva
Hello, in Roman mythology Minerva (aka Menerva, from the Etruscan name Menrva, who was just an Etruscan goddess) was originally a goddess of a thousand works” (Latin, “mille dea est operum” ) as well a “goddess of poetry”( Latin, “dea carminis”), as she...

Mythology: Pandora
Hello, Pandora (Greek Πανδώρα) had no parents nor aunts /uncles as she was the very first woman on earth, since Zeus, the king of gods, ordered Hephaestus, the god of craftsmanship, to create her and he did, using water...

Mythology: School Report
Hi Enya. Dionysus was son of Zeus and a mortal woman, Semele, who was tricked by Hera- disguised as her chamber maid- in imposing on her lover to show himself to her in his true form. Zeus had to do so since he wished to fulfill her every wish, but in revealing...

Mythology: Cerberus depiction
Hi Brian, first of what a great idea second there are some pretty clear description of Cerberus First of it is a DOG and I am not talking about a normal pooch but a big dog Nearly as high as Herakles who was 2m and something Second Cerberus has 3...

Mythology: Greek and Roman Gods
HI Sydney, lets get started with your question list because you have been waiting long enough 1. actually there is no real difference other than that the Greeks thought differently about gods then the romans did 2. I am not sure if the Greek/roman pantheon...

Mythology: Information
Dear Tarek, although the picture is not so clear or the statue is not in mint condition I would state this is Pan the Greek god of herders and feasts. His flute (pan flute) is still being played and he has been seen as one of the people in the entourage...

Mythology: Information about a greek god
Hi Tarek, well this is a rather strange statue since it has features of different characters. There are features of Pan/ satyr, Priapus & possibly the Egyptian Bes. *Pan was a half-goat god, as were the satyrs, who were known to be sexually active and...

Mythology: questions about Greek mythology
Dear Renske, that sounds like a Dutch name so if need be I can answer your future questions in Dutch, To answer your questions short and simple 1. No there is only one creation of man myth that I know of 2. In my honest opinion they can be both but...

Mythology: The Fates in Greek mythology, all mighty zeus, fates in greek mythology
all mighty zeus, fates in greek mythology, daughters of zeus: Hi Chris, well first and foremost you must always keep in mind that its quite common for different versions to be told of various characters, especially when it comes to their origin. You are right, these three sisters are the Fates (or, the Greek version,...

Mythology: Greek mythology, greek mythology, olympian gods
greek mythology, olympian gods, parthenon: What period of time where the gods in? This is debatable but their stories occur between 1500BC to 1100BC but their worship last much long between 2000BC to 1100AD How did the gods come to be? According to myths, the Olympian gods were the children of...

Mythology: Greek mythology, virgin maria, greek civilization
virgin maria, greek civilization, greek mythology: Dear Thomas, nice question. During the times when the Greek civilization was at its height there were people who really believed the gods could walk among the normal people. It is a matter of believe of course Nowadays people also believe that...

Mythology: Mythology, Greek, minor deities, minor deity
minor deities, minor deity, good temper: Hi Thomas, here are your answers: 1. From the very beginning of humans existence they felt the need to create a religion due to their belief of a higher entity which looked after them and the world they lived in. the Greeks were no exception, therefore...

Mythology: Greek Titan Atlas, god of astronomy, titan atlas
god of astronomy, titan atlas, earth atlas: Dear Patrick, as far as I know according to Greek Mythology there are only two stories about Atlas (and one that cannot be united in the same chronological order) 1. In the war between Zeus and Chronos for domination of the earth, Atlas was one of the...

Mythology: Underworld, depths of the earth, ouranos
depths of the earth, ouranos, straight answer: Hi Nathan, thanks for choosing me to answer your question. The Cyclopes & Hekatonkheires were actually thrown into Tartarus BEFORE the Titans. When Gaea gave birth to them, her brother-husband Ouranos (or Uranus) was disgusted with his sons because of...

Mythology: Eros/Cupid, latin cupido, son of aphrodite
latin cupido, son of aphrodite, roman counterpart: Hello, actually in ancient vase painting Eros (“Cupido”, in Latin), who was considered to be the youngest of the gods and the son of Aphrodite (“Venus”, in Latin), is often depicted as either a handsome youth or as a child, as you can see at the links...

Mythology: Greek Gods, ares the greek god, greek gods and heroes
ares the greek god, greek gods and heroes, ares the greek god of war: Dear Kim, sorry for the late reply Here goes 1. Well I like Apollo, I think apart from being very respected he also has a great portfolio of might. He has a lot of power (music/poetry and all the other arts) The Sun / Wisdom / Healing so yes I think...

Mythology: Interview, eros and psyche, greek myth
eros and psyche, greek myth, greek mythology: Dear Felicia, sorry for the late reply to answer your questions 1. Well nothing made me want to be such but after years of reading about them I thought I could share my knowledge. Of course I do love greek (and for that matter any) mythology 2....

Mythology: Kronos, diodorus siculus, greek mythology
diodorus siculus, greek mythology, natural phenomena: Hello, first of all I have to point out that you cannot expect that Greek mythology, as well as all the other mythologies, are rational, i.e. based on reason, since Greek gods have been created by the Greek people to explain the existence and working of...

Mythology: Zeus, goddess of the hearth, hermes god
goddess of the hearth, hermes god, goddess of agriculture: Hello, before I try to answer your question, I have to point out that the Greeks, like people of all countries, eras, and stages of civilization, at the beginning needed to create gods that explained the existence and working of natural phenomena or delineated...

Mythology: Destructive Time, time causes, passing of time
time causes, passing of time, dear mr: Hi Adwait, yes it seems you do have a good grasp of this explanation. destructive time would be what time causes which to humanity would seem as destructive, although not necessarily in a negative form. in itself the passing of time brings maturity, but...

Mythology: How did Heracles get his strength., son of zeus, sons of zeus
son of zeus, sons of zeus, demi god: Dear Adwait, you are right Heracles is the only one of Zeus sons that had this enormous strength. But even with that he was unable to accomplish all his tasks. Of course it did help a lot but not all of his 12 tasks could be overcome by sheer brute strength....

Mythology: Phallus worship in Ancient Greece, roman sculptures, fertility symbols
roman sculptures, fertility symbols, renaissance period: Hi. Yes, Ancient Greece used to worship phallic symbols due to their role as fertility symbols. most common was a statue of Hermes with an erect penis, or a phallic statue on its own. Early Christianity did consider this profane and, as you said, had these...

Mythology: Was Poseidon weaker than Zeus?, mr webster, greek myths
mr webster, greek myths, old gods: Hi Adwait, Well, first & foremost you must keep in mind that it was Zeus who saved all his siblings from their father s stomach. very strangely, the Greeks decided it was the youngest of all who was to be the most powerful ruler in their mythology! In...

Mythology: Greek gods' symbols, greek gods, wrong person
greek gods, wrong person, thunderbolt: I m the wrong person to ask about symbolism. I pay more attention to the characters and stories in myth that the symbolism. Several of them do have symbols, Zeus was re-presented by the oak tree, eagle and thunderbolt, Poseidon by the horse and trident, Hera...

Mythology: Greek mythology, zeus wife, blood sucker
zeus wife, blood sucker, female birds: Hi Tanja, well, the vampires in Greek mythology are not exactly like the ones of Transylvania. The mostly known was Lamia. she was originally a mortal woman who was a lover of Zeus. Hera, Zeus wife, found out their relations and killed all her children....

Mythology: The Morai, three fates, night goddess
three fates, night goddess, daughters of the night: Hi Susie, thanks for choosing me to answer your question; which I hope will be what you are looking for... As you may know they were three women: Clotho the spinner of the thread of life, Lachesis who measured it accordingly, and Atropos who cut it and...

Mythology: Mythology and rationality, greek myths, catholic bible
greek myths, catholic bible, truth and reality: Dear ? Although this is more of hypothetical question then a mythological I will try to set down my ideas about this. The myths and other fantastical or untrue things floating around in our heads gives us more structure and ability to test truth and...

Mythology: Natural Forces, god of the sea, natural forces
god of the sea, natural forces, natural disasters: Hi Adwait, what I think Homer might be referring to in that statement was that Poseidon, apart from being god of the sea, was also god of earthquakes which he caused by plunging the ends of his trident into the rocks on which the land stood. if you may...

Mythology: SOTER spirit of safety, greek myth, household safety
greek myth, household safety, greek god: Hi, Soter was less than a god in scale. He was the male personification of household safety, married to the goddess Praxidike. No particular myth ever revolved around him; he is simply one of the many spirits who are just named in Greek myth. Also, gods...

Mythology: Walls of Troy, god poseidon, greek army
god poseidon, greek army, greek myth: My belief behind this is that most of Greek myth are metaphors for historical events. Poseidon building the walls could mean that Troy was built by an unknown sea-faring people that several people believe were refugees from Thera, which might have been the...

Mythology: Zeus' Kidnapping of Europa in bass relief, vatican museum, garland of flowers
vatican museum, garland of flowers, gathering flowers: Hello again, I agree with you in thinking that in the mosaic of Beirut National Museum Europa is holding a rope in her right hand, while in the high relief of Europa and the bull,Vatican Museum, Rome, there is no rope, though loose folds of the servant...

Mythology: What actually happened when Hercules invaded Pylos?, tiryns, culprit
tiryns, culprit, hercules: Hi Adwait; To start with, Pylos was the kingdom given to Neleus by his uncle Aphareus after Neleus was expelled from his homeland. Herakles was not only strong, but very short-tempered! It happened that a certain Iphitos stole Herakles of the hero’s cattle,...

Mythology: Freyja, fertility goddess, norse pantheon
fertility goddess, norse pantheon, wild boars: Dear Joshua, apart from being mentioned in the book when it gets published I would of course also need a signed copy of the famed author of the book :) But here goes, A few links that you can use maybe to have your hero connect to Freya how is sometimes...

Mythology: Was it a while after the gods were made up that tales about the gods were made and told?, belief in more than one god, noah s ark
belief in more than one god, noah s ark, myth of oedipus: Hi Zack, interesting question. You must understand that if we look at mythology nowadays it seems as though everything was there at the same time. This was not the case. The belief in more than one god (or Polytheism)was already widely spread during the...

Mythology: Odysseus and Aeneas, dactylic hexameter, goddess aphrodite
dactylic hexameter, goddess aphrodite, homer and virgil: Hello, here are my answers: 1)Both the legendary Greek king of Ithaca Odysseus and the Trojan Aeneas, the legendary son of the prince Anchises and the goddess Aphrodite, destined to become progenitor of Romans, are great heroes ready to die for their...

Mythology: Storm gods, storm gods, storm god
storm gods, storm god, ninurta: You re asking a question I don t have a lot of info on. Adad/Hadad would be a much older god than Ninurta and I don t have any info on when or where Imdugud was worshipped. I know their rites linked and over-lapped a bit, but I can t say with any certainty...

Mythology: Did Zeus have power over the Earth?, gatherer of clouds, homeric poems
gatherer of clouds, homeric poems, homer iliad: Hello, Actually Zeus, the greatest of the Olympian gods, and the father of gods and men, a son of Cronos and Rhea, had power over the earth together with his brothers Poseidon and Hades. In fact, when Zeus and his brothers distributed among themselves...

Mythology: The daughters of Asclepius, greek god of medicine, sicily italy
greek god of medicine, sicily italy, pausanias description of greece: Hello, According to Pausanias, Description of Greece 1. 34. 3, written in the 2nd.century AD, the daughters of Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine,and and his wife Epione, the goddess of the soothing of pain, were three: -Panakeia (aka Panacea, meaning...

Mythology: The daughters of Asclepius, god apollo, romans conquered greece
god apollo, romans conquered greece, greek myths: that s one hell of a cool idea! are you planning on covering the whole of your back arm, shoulder to wrist? otherwise i would not suggest all 5-6 daughters, at least in full view. i had a tattoo done too a while ago and the tattooist made many modifications...

Mythology: Dragons in mythology, fictional universes, chinese mythology
fictional universes, chinese mythology, dear lillian: Dear Lillian, my main specialty is Greek mythology although many others hold my interest as well as many fictional universes (such as D%D&D , Tolkiens, Marvel etc) My Chinese mythology on the other hand is somewhat underpowered. Looking at it from a...

Mythology: gods, river god, god of thunder
river god, god of thunder, norse gods: Dear Bernard, short answers to your questions: Looking at Greek gods they are immortal so the answer would be : NO ! Are there gods that were weaker than Hercules : YES! as for instance he fought with a lesser river god and won the battle Well...

Mythology: greek gods, greek gods and goddesses, omnipotent power
greek gods and goddesses, omnipotent power, exact appearance: to the Greeks thunder was a very powerful force and had its mysteries because they did not have the science to explain how it happens, so this they rightfully gave to the king of their gods to show his ultimate power and mystery; so to an extent omnipotent...

Mythology: Roman myth, herodotus the histories, goddess hera
herodotus the histories, goddess hera, wife of zeus: Hello, I have finally remembered the myth you are referring to: it is the Greek myth of the brothers Cleobis and Biton(also spelled Bito). They were the sons of Cydippe, the priestess of the goddess Hera, wife of Zeus and queen of the gods. When Cydippe...

Mythology: Roman myth, aesop s fables, castor and pollux
aesop s fables, castor and pollux, grimm fairy tale: I m afraid you really stymied on this. I re-read Castor and Pollux, Calais and Zetes and even Polyneices and Eteocles, but I didn t find a story similar to it. It could be one of Aesop s Fables or a Grimm Fairy Tale, but I couldn t find this story. I did find...

Mythology: Veneration of Athena in Classical Greece, athena polias, athena parthenos
athena polias, athena parthenos, pallas athena: Athena is the virgin patroness of Athens. The Athenians created the Parthenon in her honor, identifying her as Athena Parthenos to identify her as their patron goddess whereas elsewhere she was known as Athena Polias ( Athena of the City ) or Pallas Athena....

Mythology: zeus, greek mythology zeus, winged steeds
greek mythology zeus, winged steeds, homer hesiod: Hello, in Greek mythology Zeus, the son of Kronos and Rhea, was not only the king of all the gods & goddesses, but also the god of sky and weather, law, order and fate. He dwelt on Mount Olympus in Thessaly, which was believed to penetrate with its lofty...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, aphrodite goddess of love and beauty, aphrodite goddess of love
aphrodite goddess of love and beauty, aphrodite goddess of love, ares god of war: Hi Kia, I will be glad to help :) 1.) I was first introduced to Greek Mythology when I was following a cartoon series called Tales of the Crypt Keeper, and the episode involved Medusa, which is still my most favourite creature from Greek mythology. 2.)It...

Mythology: Loki and Sigyn
Hi Melanie, sorry for my late reply but I too have looked long and hard for the pronunciation and I could not find anything either. I did contact some people in Norway and Sweden but they gave me 4 different kinds of pronunciation so I am afraid I cannot...

Mythology: Greek mythology
Hello Adam, this is indeed one very interesting question- not only since this relates to my interest in Greek mythology, but also since I am gay myself and love story-writing, so this sort of hits three major aspects in my life. Ok so, first & foremost,...

Mythology: Ichor
Hello, in Greek mythology the masculine noun ἰχώρ (ancient Greek letters)- transliterated as “ichór”- is the immortal etherial juice, NOT blood, which flows LIKE blood in the veins of the gods, who “eat not bread neither drink wine...

Mythology: family of Tatarus
Hi Jim, }Tartarus was more known as a dark abyss than a deity. }Cacus was a giant, son of Vulcan, killed by Hercules (in Roman mythology.) }Caca was sister to Cacus, who betrayed her brother with Hercules by revealing the location of the cattle of Geryon...

Mythology: Feminism in Greek Mythology
Sorry for the late reply, but I m not sure how to integrate feminism which is a fairly modern concept in Greek mythology. You might note that the Greeks were very much into goddess worship and revered Gaea as the mother goddess of all, and Demeter as the...

Mythology: Feminists in Greek Mythology
Hello, granted that it is absolutely impossible to speak of feminism in Greek mythology, i.e. to speak of “the belief that women should be allowed the same rights, power, and opportunities as men and be treated in the same way”, the only mythological character...

Mythology: Feminists in Greek Myths
Hello Lynn. Your question is very vast but I will answer you as I can...maybe we can do follow-ups and become more specific. I myself find the myths and the actual civilization clashing, meaning: women in Ancient Greece had few rights, if any! it was...

Mythology: Feminists in Mythology
Dear Lynn I would really love to help you and I can tell you that although I am male I did follow some classes about feminism in Mythology. That is the good news The bad news: Greek mythology is mainly ruled by men as being the most important Although...

Mythology: apotropaic imagery
Hi Carly This is kind of a hard question to answer. I know for a fact that Nike and Hermes were gods to ask for luck. Other than a real god things to meant good luck were a thunderclap without lightning was seen as a positive thing from Zeus. Sorry...

Mythology: griffin/lion
I m very intrigued. I searched Google for an image close to what you described, but couldn t find anything close. I do know allero patenteo anniversa is possibly Italian, so that might be where it s from. Shame you couldn t send me images of the griffin...

Mythology: Homer
Hello Ahmad; Homer was a bard/poet who lived some time between the 8th-12th century BC. His main role in Greek mythology is that it was he who created the stories of the Iliad (Trojan War) and the Odyssey (adventures of Odysseus)which he sung to his listeners....

Mythology: Poseidon
I m not sure by how you mean relevant but I can tell you how poplar he is over several of the other Greek gods. He shares his Roman name with the planet Neptune, his name is frequently used in connection to the sea in movies like The Poseidon Adventure, ...

Mythology: Roman Mythology
There are two ways to answer this. One is the long academic analysis of Roman mythology that you can find in books and websites, and then there is the encapsulated version that I provide: The Romans needed an explanation for what happened in the world....

Mythology: A career in the subject
Hello Madison, unfortunately I cannot really give you a reply. it all depends on where you live and the opportunity Greek mythology offers around your area. you might be able to take a professional course in becoming a Greek Mythology professor in University,...

Mythology: Enyo
Hello Nikita, Enyo was a female counterpart of Ares, her name meaning warlike . She, like him, was a deity who loved bloodshed and associated with destruction. She was known as destroyer of cities. Some picture her as Ares companion, others also as a...

Mythology: Cetus
The Nereids were goddesses of the sea. They attended Poseidon like servants and he was guilty of cavorting with them in matters of love. His wife, Amphitrite, was one of them, but she was not a jealous wife like Hera was with Zeus. When Cassiopeia said her...

Mythology: cetus
Dear Kea, What a wonderful question Well the short answer : Yes one of the Neirids was his wife. and apart from that Poseidon as being God of the Sea was also sleighted by the fact that a mere mortal could think that her child was more beautiful that the...

Mythology: greek mythology
Hello, although the question seems to be quite simple,it is quite complex, instead, because Zeus, whose name is connected with an ancient Indo-European deity named “Dyeus”, roughly translated as sky / day / light (as opposed to night and darkness), represents...

Mythology: Greek Myths
Hi again Morgan. hope you re enjoying your project! 1) I would think that, although many myths have their importance since all of them have some sort of explanation, I might say it is the myth of the Titanomachy, which was the time when Zeus and his followers...

Mythology: your personal opinion
Dear James, the influence of mythology (Greek, Roman, Nordic and other) is felt in numerous ways and things. First of our beliefs (Christian , Islamic and other) stem from the polytheistic beliefs that preceded them. A big part of these beliefs were the...

Mythology: Possibly Greek/Roman mythology alterations?
Hi Ivia, I will be more than happy to give my opinion on these questions. i) Well, as the story specifically goes, she was kidnapped by her uncle since Zeus had promised her to him to get him off his back due to his elder brother s constant nagging. Persephone...

Mythology: How the Greek gods affected the Greeks' daily lives.
Hi Morgan, I am so so sorry to write back late, not my usual but somehow I stopped receiving notifications from the site of incoming new questions! So, without further ado... 1) The subject first came to me in an episode from a cartoon series. this is the...

Mythology: if a Norseman/Nord were thrust forward in time to a post apocalyptic future what would he do?
Dear Hundi, nothing like living the game I myself have also played the Fall out games from version 1. Now to get to your question and actually this is one of the most fun questions I ve had. So here goes: First of all I think that with his background...

Mythology: School research project
Why were the Greek god/goddesses such an influence on Greek peoples lives? The Ancient Greeks believed their gods were responsible for creating the world and everything that happened in it. they had stories linking the gods to the seasons, the powers of...

Mythology: Did any city have Poseidon as its Patron?
Good question! You really had me going into my files to recall this, but Poseidon was patron god of Corinth, possibly because it was on the sea. Apollo was the patron god of Thebes while Sparta had two patron gods, Ares and Athena. Here s a link on the...

Mythology: Access to Sumer mythology, samuel noah kramer, epic of giglamesh
samuel noah kramer, epic of giglamesh, david leeming: Hi Ashley, You are right...it is very difficult to find anything on Sumerian myhtology, although parts of it are easy enough to locate. For example the Epic of Giglamesh and so on are famous and can be individually found for example, you may easily find...

Mythology: Alfar?, giant ymir, dark elves
giant ymir, dark elves, germanic mythology: Hi Shawn! The Alfar in Norse and Germanic mythology is said to have been created by the rotting flesh of the giant Ymir. And if I may a small correction, there are actually two types of elves; the light elves are called Lios Alfar and are rules by Freyr....

Mythology: Anansi, oceans and rivers, african mythology
oceans and rivers, african mythology, culture hero: Sorry for not answering sooner, my AllExperts e-mails don t look to be going through to me. But I have your answer none the less! Hope this is what you re looking for! Anansi is one of the most popular characters in West African mythology. The Ashanti...

Mythology: Ancient Greece's Apocalypse story, noah and the flood, sacred oracle
noah and the flood, sacred oracle, world prophecy: Hello Arius, You are absolutely right in saying there will be an acopalypse story in every mythyological or religious documents. Indeed the Greeks are no exception with the mythology. The world was destroyed by Zeus...curiously in a similar manner to the...

Mythology: Ancient Greek Apocalypse, ancient greek history, world prophecy
ancient greek history, world prophecy, evil doer: Hi Arius, The gods created and either destroyed or retired four ages of men... the Golden Age, the Silver Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. If you found the creation myths... you should have seen the Ages of Men right next to it. That s not the...

Mythology: Ancient Greek Apocalypse, world prophecy, ancient greeks
world prophecy, ancient greeks, greek myths: Arius, According to the Greek myths there have already been several apocalypses, each ending a period of man s existence on earth. This is told in the myth of The Ages of Man which I have included in this response. The Golden Age First generation...

Mythology: Antaeus, goddess athene, ovid metamorphoses
goddess athene, ovid metamorphoses, plato theaetetus: Hello, The primary sources on Antaeus, a huge Libyan giant, slain by Hercules, are the following: -Pindar, Odes - Greek Lyric 5th B.C. -Plato, Laws - Greek Philosophy 4th B.C. -Plato, Theaetetus - Greek Philosophy 4th B.C. -Apollodorus, The Library...

Mythology: Aphrodite, psyche and eros, artistic representations
psyche and eros, artistic representations, aphroditewomenshealth: I am not fond of Aphrodite, she is not my favorite goddess, so I dont have a favorite myth of her but there are not too many myths about her anyway. She was reputed to have been selfish, self centered, etc. Take a look at the Psyche and Eros myth and you...

Mythology: Athena, greek goddess of wisdom, virgin athena
greek goddess of wisdom, virgin athena, apple of discord: Dear Ariel, Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom, weaving, crafts, and war.Unlike Ares, who was hot-headed and undependable in battle, Athena s domain was strategy and tactics. Athena is an armed warrior goddess, and is always a virgin. Athena is also...

Mythology: Atlantis, team atlantis, legend of atlantis
team atlantis, legend of atlantis, proof of existence: Hello Chelsea, Here are some basic facts: ORIGIN: Atlantis was described by Plato in his writings, so many believe that Atlantis is nothing more than a literary utopia. Still others think that it really existed and the search for Atlantis has been...

Mythology: Aztec gods, blood sacrifices, quetzlcoatl
blood sacrifices, quetzlcoatl, aztec gods: Dear Mark, I am glad to hear from you again. I hope if you have any queries you will not hesitate to contact me whenver you like as many times as you like as I enjoy answering such questions. 1. The snake depicted in Huitzilopochtli s hand is a Turquoise...

Mythology: aeneas, roman virtues, georgics
roman virtues, georgics, aeneid: I answer questions about mythology, however Virgil used mythology himself to stress his ideas of Roman Virtues. It s quite clear in Georgics that he laments the passing of the quiet rural lives of earlier Romans and his hero of the Aeneid embodies...

Mythology: african mythology, african myth, african myths
african myth, african myths, african mythology: Dear Alicia, I apologise that I must once again decline to asnwer this question due to the length of the asnwer. The reason for the refusal is quite simply due to the many different African mythologies that exist. When you refer to african myths, which...

Mythology: allusions, play much ado about nothing, c s lewis
play much ado about nothing, c s lewis, mythological creatures: hmmm, a little tricky hehe. English literature is quite vast and need to read alot to be able to point out references to Greek Mythology! In Harry Potter there are various other references, such as the Centaur, the Chimaera, Griffin etc... Something I would...

Mythology: ancient history, legendary sunken island, atlantic ocean west
legendary sunken island, atlantic ocean west, leader of the argonauts: Hello again Eve, Medea killed her rival Glauce, the daughter of King Creon of Corinth, by sending her a poisoned dress and jewels, as we read in Euripides ‘Medea’. As for the golden fleece, it was the magic fleece of the winged ram that saved Phrixus...

Mythology: Book request, arthur c custance, origin of polytheism
arthur c custance, origin of polytheism, sabine baring gould: Hope these help your quest, Regards, Irulan BOOKS: God Against the Gods: The History of the War Between Monotheism and Polytheism by Jonathan Kirsch The Origin and Development of Religious Belief : Part 1. Polytheism and Monotheism by Sabine...

Mythology: Breaking an oath to the gods (Greek), king creon, jason and medea
king creon, jason and medea, greek gods: Dear Preston, Breaking an oath to the Greek gods is a terrible idea. They were after all said to be petty and vengeful...But they were also selfish (most of them) and unless you offended them directly, they did not usually seek to wreak vengeance upon mankind....

Mythology: Contribution of Hera and Zeus to mankind, creating man, greek mythology
creating man, greek mythology, hera: Hi Raziye! Probably most importantly, Zues was key figure in creating man and woman. Greek Mythology is not my strongest area so I can refer you to a website that may help you find what you are looking for. Sorry I couldn t be more help and i hope you find...

Mythology: Cyclops, greek poet hesiod, homers odyssey
greek poet hesiod, homers odyssey, cyclops polyphemus: Hello, I suppose you want to know the reason why the Cyclopes had a single round eye in the middle of their forehead. Actually Greek mythology provides no explanation of such a monstrous feature and tells merely that the Cyclopes were three one-eyed...

Mythology: chimeras, chimera mythology, sorry cant
chimera mythology, sorry cant, wikipedia: Hello Davin, That is a very wide question. What do you consider more than what you already know? Still, there is a little bit of information about it on wikipedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chimera_(mythology) Other than that, there is not...

Mythology: christianism, jesus and the apostles, emperor theodosius
jesus and the apostles, emperor theodosius, edict of milan: Hello, Actually this question would need a very long and detailed answer, given the complexity of the topic. Anyway, in short, I can tell you that: 1-many Romans, who from the foundation of Rome in 753 BC for a long time had believed in many different...

Mythology: classical mythology, four humours, classical mythology
four humours, classical mythology, roman mythology: Hello, First of all the adjective phlegmatic has NOTHING to do with classical Greco/Roman mythology. This adjective derives from the ancient Greek adjective “phlegmatikos”, that in turn comes from the ancient Greek noun “phlegma” meaning “heat”/...

Mythology: corn and the greeks, edith hamilton mythology, goddess demeter
edith hamilton mythology, goddess demeter, goddess of fertility: Diego, Demeter is not a god, she is a goddess. Demeter is the goddess of fertility, and the mother of the corn. she, after inventing the grain in the island of Sicily, was the first to gather, prepare, preserve it, and the first to instruct mankind...

Mythology: corn and the greeks, edith hamilton mythology, ancient greek texts
edith hamilton mythology, ancient greek texts, indian corn: Judging by the website Columbus s Unknown Legacy, http://www.infoplease.com/spot/columbusfood1.html , the word corn means (or meant) a lot of different things to different people. What is known in the U.S. today as corn is actually maize, or was sometimes...

Mythology: Daedalus & Icarus, minotar, son icarus
minotar, son icarus, maze: Daedalus designed the maze that the Minotar lived in. Daedalus and his son Icarus was trapped in a tower near the maze so they couldn t escape and give away the secret of the maze. Daedalus made his son and himself wings from wax, feathers and wood, so they...

Mythology: Damon & Pythias, roman myth, richard edwards
roman myth, richard edwards, austin isd: Hello Cleve, The story is told in play format. Here is one site that will give you the play. http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/mythology/damon.html There was another play about these two friends written by Richard Edwards during the Elizabethan...

Mythology: Death personified, gods of death, obscure name
gods of death, obscure name, anpao: If you just want gods of death instead of gods of the dead, there s Seth (Egyptian), Namtar (Mesopotamian), Kali (Hindu), Anpao (Celtic), Marzana (Slavic), Kalma (Finnish) and Sagbata (African). Maybe one of those fits your requirements. Have a good day!...

Mythology: Don't recall title and author of book, kinderhook ny, layout format
kinderhook ny, layout format, book style: I can try identifying the book, but I can t guarantee it as I m sure there are many myth books even I ve never seen. You can send the pics to my e-mail at aesgaard41@yahoo.com, but I hopw you d also give me insites into the layout format of the book, style...

Mythology: daedalus and icarus, hero theseus, lair of the minotaur
hero theseus, lair of the minotaur, daedalus and icarus: During the reign of Minos, King of the Cretans, we meet Icarus and Ariadne, both doomed to tragic deaths brought on by their own foolishness. To speak of Icarus is to speak of rashness. Forgetting common sense in the exhilaration of reaching heights no...

Mythology: Eagle-staff, zeus helmet, war helmet
zeus helmet, war helmet, goddess of wisdom: Hello Dan, The statue you describe is Athena. Only two goddesses were portrayed in a sitting position. Hera /Juno and Athena/Minerva. As queen of the gods and goddesses Hera could sit in the presence of Zeus. As goddess of wisdom, justice and war,...

Mythology: Egyptian Mythology, e mail address, worshipped god
e mail address, worshipped god, primeval waters: 1. Well, Re was the most important, and I d say one of the more widely worshipped as well. Horus though was himself very powerful. BUt for my opinion, Re. The sun was everything, and everywhere, life and death. 2. Isis was popular, Osiris was , too. Re,...

Mythology: English, greek vase painting, ancient roman mythology
greek vase painting, ancient roman mythology, greek god of death: Hello, Actually the so-called “Grim Reaper”, i.e. the personification of death usually portrayed as a skeletal figure carrying a large scythe to mow souls, has nothing to do with Ancient Roman Mythology, where the personification of death is called...

Mythology: Epaphos, jealous rage, zues
jealous rage, zues, traditional interpretation: Hello Dan, Yes the etymology is correct. The etymology of Epaphus IS epaphe. Io named her son Epaphus in memory of the ‘touch of Zues. With a touch he turned her into a heifer to wander the world before she gave birth to her son at the Nile. ...

Mythology: Eris, beautiful?, meighan desmond, goddess of discord
meighan desmond, goddess of discord, gorgons: I d say it s subjective. All the goddesses of Olympus were considered physically beautiful and perfect (except in the case of the Gorgons who were cursed). As Discord, Eris was portrayed on TV s Hercules by Meighan Desmond, a very attractive Aussie actress...

Mythology: Euripides' Medea, euripides medea, motherly concern
euripides medea, motherly concern, euripides play: Dear Katie, I would first like to thank you for choosing me to answer this question. I too love costume designing. If you would like to share a few drawings or, hey, ask any other questions directly related to this subject, here s my e-mail: oceanblueeyes87@hotmail.com....

Mythology: Euripides' Medea, euripides medea, passionate women
euripides medea, passionate women, admetus: Here s a link to give you insight: http://www.angelfire.com/planet/mythguide/medea.html but it does have her activities in modern literature Medea was an opportunist who killed her brother to help Jason who could help her escape Colchis to reach the power...

Mythology: Euripides' Medea, euripides medea, passionate women
euripides medea, passionate women, curriclum: We really only have the word of Euripides regarding Medea s character. I believe her to be sadly maligned, an exile thrust into a terrible patriachal society and I have no reason at all to think that she killed her chilldren. But what playwright ever let truth...

Mythology: European Mythology expert needed, european mythology, mr barrett
european mythology, mr barrett, ocean cruise: Dear Mr. Barrett, I am very interested by the suggestion above and would very much like to have more information. However, it will only be fair to warn you that a) I will be very busy with exams until end of September as I am a postgraduate Law student...

Mythology: eleusinian mysteries, demeter and persephone, goddess of fertility
demeter and persephone, goddess of fertility, eleusinian mysteries: Hello Matt, Do you know anything about the significance of the penis in the Eleusinian mysteries or in greater Greek mythology? The Eleusinian Mysteries are in honor of Demeter and Persephone. The secret of the Mysteries is the moment of the reunion,...

Mythology: eleusinian mysteries, devotees of dionysus, demeter and persephone
devotees of dionysus, demeter and persephone, female devotees: Hello, In Ancient Greece, fertility was very important and in Ancient Greek art, there is a lot of phallus or penis worship by men, since to Ancient Greeks, the penis was exactly the main symbol of fertility. For example in Greek mythology there was...

Mythology: eleusinian mysteries, eleusinian mysteries, greek mythology
eleusinian mysteries, greek mythology, signifigance: Below are a couple of sites that might help you out. http://users.erols.com/nbeach/eleusis.html http://www.csp.org/nicholas/eleusis.html http://www.themystica.com/mystica/articles/e/eleusinian_mysteries.html http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/lsd/valencic.ht...

Mythology: The Fates, greek mythology the fates, thread of life
greek mythology the fates, thread of life, beginning of life: Hello, In Greek mythology the Fates, or Moirae, i.e. Clotho , Lachesis and Atropos, the goddesses who controlled the destiny of everyone from the time they were born to the time they died, had different symbols: 1-the spindle for Clotho, the “spinner”,...

Mythology: FIGURE OF WINGED HALF WOMAN & HALF SNAKE, snake goddess, aztec myth
snake goddess, aztec myth, feathered serpent: Winged goddesses are recurring themes in myth. Nike, the Sirens and the Muses were all goddesses who are said to have had wings. The fins you are seeing could actually be topiary feathers. There are no goddesses with both bird and snake traits. Quetzalcoatl...

Mythology: Alfar?, dark elves, fertility gods
Mythology: Alfar?, dark elves, fertility gods, rotting flesh

Mythology: Anansi, wise spider, easy path
Mythology: Anansi, wise spider, easy path

Mythology: Ancient Greek Apocalypse, comrade, chaos
Mythology: Ancient Greek Apocalypse, comrade, chaos, absence

Mythology: Aphrodite, jealous woman, maximum attention
Mythology: Aphrodite, jealous woman, maximum attention, negative features

Mythology: Athena, god of wisdom, god of wisdom and war
Mythology: Athena, god of wisdom, god of wisdom and war, compassion

Mythology: allusions
Mythology: allusions

Mythology: Breaking an oath to the gods (Greek), gods zeus, greek tragedies
Mythology: Breaking an oath to the gods (Greek), gods zeus, greek tragedies, capable of murder

Mythology: corn and the greeks, grassy weed, relief sculpture
Mythology: corn and the greeks, grassy weed, relief sculpture, eleusinian mysteries

Mythology: Daedalus & Icarus, frams, hot wax
Mythology: Daedalus & Icarus, frams, hot wax, feathers

Mythology: Damon & Pythias, albert payson, good luck
Mythology: Damon & Pythias, albert payson, good luck

Mythology: Epaphos, apollodorus, byblos
Mythology: Epaphos, apollodorus, byblos, variations

Mythology: Euripides' Medea, caucasian mountains, caspian seas
Mythology: Euripides' Medea, caucasian mountains, caspian seas, child killers

Mythology: European Mythology expert needed, lindy
Mythology: European Mythology expert needed, lindy

Mythology: FIGURE OF WINGED HALF WOMAN & HALF SNAKE, god quetzalcoatl, bird goddess
Mythology: FIGURE OF WINGED HALF WOMAN & HALF SNAKE, god quetzalcoatl, bird goddess, king tut exhibit

Mythology: ?Greek Goddess, bran the blessed, corvus frugilegus
Mythology: ?Greek Goddess, bran the blessed, corvus frugilegus, celtic goddesses

Mythology: Greek Mythology Allusions in Art: Paintings, u3a, hades
Mythology: Greek Mythology Allusions in Art: Paintings, u3a, hades, zeus

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Mythology-658/f/Greek-Mythology-Careers.htm


Mythology: greek and norse mythology, mythology one, definitions
Mythology: greek and norse mythology, mythology one, definitions, traditions

Mythology: The Iliad - Hector Vs. Achilles, personal gains, hector
Mythology: The Iliad - Hector Vs. Achilles, personal gains, hector, countrymen

Mythology: Loki!, potent ability, trickster
Mythology: Loki!, potent ability, trickster, loki

Mythology: Lyrics, grandmother, ancient mythologies
Mythology: Lyrics, grandmother, ancient mythologies, drops of jupiter

Mythology: Mountain Gods, mountain gods, wellbeing
Mythology: Mountain Gods, mountain gods, wellbeing, mountains

Mythology: Myth or prophecy, oedipus rex, prophecy
Mythology: Myth or prophecy, oedipus rex, prophecy, blinds

Mythology: mythology- the fates, fates, zeus
Mythology: mythology- the fates, fates, zeus

Mythology: Native American Pacific, native american mythology, haida tribe
Mythology: Native American Pacific, native american mythology, haida tribe, sun and the moon

Mythology: Norse Magic, bright blessings, fruit wood
Mythology: Norse Magic, bright blessings, fruit wood, seidr

Mythology: norse symbols, god of wisdom, norse myths
Mythology: norse symbols, god of wisdom, norse myths, ansuz

Mythology: Oriana, anne of denmark, article music
Mythology: Oriana, anne of denmark, article music, jeremy smith

Mythology: origin of the term "red thread", luck dave, ancient china
Mythology: origin of the term "red thread", luck dave, ancient china, betty rhodes

Mythology: RE past life dream, nice family, happy life
Mythology: RE past life dream, nice family, happy life, siblings

Mythology: Researching the cloven hoof..., desert hermits, half goat half man
Mythology: Researching the cloven hoof..., desert hermits, half goat half man, ahura mazda

Mythology: relationship of rati and kama in hindu mythology, lakshmi, incarnation
Mythology: relationship of rati and kama in hindu mythology, lakshmi, incarnation, kama

Mythology: The Story of Persephone, earth spring, fall and winter
Mythology: The Story of Persephone, earth spring, fall and winter, spring and summer

Mythology: Thor vs Zeus, gods zeus, intellectual giant
Mythology: Thor vs Zeus, gods zeus, intellectual giant, physicality

Mythology: Valkyries, mother of the valkyries, wagner
Mythology: Valkyries, mother of the valkyries, wagner, erde

Mythology: Zeus and birth order, children at birth, puke
Mythology: Zeus and birth order, children at birth, puke, king of the gods

Mythology: Zeus vs Thor, frost giants, thor
Mythology: Zeus vs Thor, frost giants, thor, titans

Mythology: fact in mythology, achilles tendon, river styx
achilles tendon, river styx, daughters of the sea: 1. He was dipped in a the River Styx by his mother, which made him invincible. However, she forgot to wet the heel where she held him, which made him vulnerable on his Achilles tendon. 2. Daughters of the titaness Mnemosyne, who preside over the arts...

Mythology: to the fairest (ancient Greek text translation), kappa alpha lambda, greek goddess of strife
kappa alpha lambda, greek goddess of strife, peleus and thetis: Hello, First of all I’m afraid you cannot read the Greek letters of the words “ Ôç êáëëßóôç “(small letters) / ÔÇÉ ÊÁËËÉÓÔÇÉ (capital letters) which is the Greek expression meaning ”to the fairest” inscribed on the Golden Apple of Discord by Eris, the...

Mythology: family of three, free standing mirror, wood nymphs
free standing mirror, wood nymphs, water tree: Dear Mary Ann, Your mirror sounds lovely. As to the question, I am assuming you want to know where the inspiration for the fram comes from, or who the characters are...I am afraid I cannot really say as it sounds like a scene for wood nymphs from mythology...

Mythology: fantasy cures derived from parts of mythological creatures, chemical weaponry, rhinoceros horn
chemical weaponry, rhinoceros horn, mythological creatures: Dear August, This is a fascinating question, although slightly to wide for me to do any justice in the short period of time i have at my disposal. The blood of a Centaur is caustic and seems to have a harmful effect on human skin. It might even be said...

Mythology: Goddess Spako, ffc, goddess
ffc, goddess, ea: She s not really a goddess; she s a deified mortal. here s a link: http://oke.grolier.com/InfoOffset=11625&FFC=F&OEMTag=RV&MajorVersion=11&EAID=0117100-00.ea If the link doesn t work, P/C it to your browser. Let me know if you have more questions...

Mythology: Goddess Spako, dream interpreters, dream interpreter
dream interpreters, dream interpreter, astyages: The only mention of a Spako I can find comes not from mythology per say, but historic legend. That being of Cyrus the Great, a Persian king. Below is the main myth I could find, and further still below, a link to a site about Cyrus, to help you out further....

Mythology: Goddesses, alexander of macedonia, water sprites
alexander of macedonia, water sprites, sea nymph: Alas Alison, we know little of the friendly Doris. She is a force of nature, indistinguishable from the element of nature. Doris is known not for herself, but in her role as a Mother. This is a fate that can befall a woman whether she be goddess, nymph...

Mythology: Myths and legends, legends and myths, greek pantheon
legends and myths, greek pantheon, myths and legends: As human beings we aren t isolated units in a big universe, we all wonder who we are, where we come from and how we fit into our world. What happens when we die? We have always searched for a meaning to our existence, and constructed complicated cosmogonies...

Mythology: The Gods and Bachelor Parties, german princess, roman myths
german princess, roman myths, bachelor parties: Jason, How did I know this question would be from one of you? There are no Greek or Roman myths about bachelor parties that I m aware of, although I m certain out friend s upcoming one will be mythic in proportion. There is one quasi-bachelor party...

Mythology: Gods of war, capitoline triad, companion of ares
capitoline triad, companion of ares, greek goddess of war: Hello, The major GREEK god of war was ARES, the son of Zeus and Hera, while the major Greek goddess of war was ATHENA who however was also the goddess of wisdom, the practical arts, especially spinning and weaving, and the patron goddess of Athens....

Mythology: Greco-Roman and Judeo-Christian Mythology, roman pagan religion, judeo christian religion
roman pagan religion, judeo christian religion, roman mythos: First of all let me clarify that the Judeo-Christian religions were founded in an area of the world where savior religions survive for thousands of years before the infusion of the Judeo Christian religion. Much of the symbolism and many of the stories in...

Mythology: Greek Daimon, obscure sources, greek mythology
obscure sources, greek mythology, dear professor: Dear RWR, I have been researching possible answers for your questions and have not been able to find any reference to the daemon/ deamon/ daimon you mention. I have an extensive mythological library, which I have perused, however I have not been able to...

Mythology: The Greek God Eros, greek god eros, psyche and eros
greek god eros, psyche and eros, son of aphrodite: Hello Mairs, There are three opposing mythologies of the origin of Eros. ... 1 OLDEST OF THE GODS: Throughout Plato s Symposium, various speakers narrate mythical accounts of Eros. The opening speaker, Phaedrus (light-bringer), the “Father of Logic,...

Mythology: ?Greek Goddess, greek goddess, peacocks
greek goddess, peacocks, goddesses: I have no idea. Three goddesses are represented by birds: Hera with cuckoos and peacocks Aphrodite with the dove and the swan Athena with the owl If you have anything else to tell me about this goddess, please let me know. Are you sure it s Greek...

Mythology: Greek Mystery Cults, mystery cults, homework questions
mystery cults, homework questions, western background: Hello Will, Although experts are not pernitted to answer homework questions we can lead you to links which will help you answer the question you ask. Here are some links that will help. http://www.uh.edu/~cldue/3308/Demeter.html http://www.equip.org/free/DB109.htm...

Mythology: Greek Myth, greek myth, s box
greek myth, s box, fall of man: Do you mean the box itself, or the entire myth behind it? As for the myth, it is your basic cautionary tale; to think before doing, to pay attention and accept advice from those who may be wiser, older and more experienced than yourself. Self-control and...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, amorphous shape, heaven and earth
amorphous shape, heaven and earth, shapeless mass: Chaos is from the Greek word Khaos, meaning gaping void . There are many explanations as to who or what Chaos is, but most theories state that it was the void from which all things developed into a distinctive entity, or in which they existed in a confused...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, ancient greek myth, term demon
ancient greek myth, term demon, greek philosophers: There is an ancient Greek myth about a demon that was so greedy it ate the whole world and everything in it including itself and then nothing was left but the demon s face. Could you please tell me the demon s name, and perhaps include a citation or two regarding...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, sheep and goats, greek mythology
sheep and goats, greek mythology, greek states: Hello Ginnie, Nice to hear from you and of course I would be more than happy to help you out. The thing is, do you have specific questions you would like to send to me so I can take some time and answer them? In that case, please forward the questiond to...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, family piety, son of agamemnon and clytemnestra
family piety, son of agamemnon and clytemnestra, areios pagos: Hello, The only allusion to justice system and trials we find in Greek mythology is related to the story of Orestes, the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra, who avenged the murder of his father Agamemnon by murdering his mother and her lover Aegisthus, as...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, greek mythology, ancient cultures
greek mythology, ancient cultures, christianism: Dear Kimberly, the question you asked has very extense answer, nevertheless, I tell you that most of the ancient cultures used to give a very important place to gods in their culture, in fact, the gods have a very important place in some todays religions,...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, greek mythology, greek god
greek mythology, greek god, hera: As per my knowledge, Hera is the Goddess of home, but I am not sure that it also means that she was the goddess of construction, in the mean time I will keep investigating, and further info will be added to this answer in the next two days.Best regards Nic...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, earth goddess, heavens earth
earth goddess, heavens earth, tree of the gods: Below is a link to a website that will help you find most of the answers you are looking for. Just pick which ever god you re looking for from the alphabet on the bottom, and it ll take you to a page all about that god or goddess. http://www.pantheon.org/areas/mythology/europe/greek/articles.html...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, oedipus rex and antigone, sophocles oedipus rex
oedipus rex and antigone, sophocles oedipus rex, aeschylus oresteia: Sorry Stephanie, We are not supposed to answr homework questions, however I can give you one example of a tragic flaw so that you can use the eample to find the ones you need. In ancient Greek tragedies at least one character has the hardship of...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, jason and medea, agatha christie
jason and medea, agatha christie, agatha christie play: Hello Courtney, The first name that comes to mind is the name of TIRESIAS. He was, in mythology, a seer, a prophet, a wise man and a detective who loved to solve the puzzles of the gods, for which reason why he got himself into much trouble with Hera...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, jason and medea, agatha christie
jason and medea, agatha christie, agatha christie play: Hmmmmm, this seems to be a sort of creative direction. All I can think of is a female detective called Diana Artemus (Artemis/Diana) or perhaps Minerva Athens (Athena/Minerva). Even if you don t want to use them, maybe it will give you an idea on what you...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, sophocles oedipus the king, jason and medea
sophocles oedipus the king, jason and medea, agatha christie: Hello, I think you can use the name Teiresias (or Tiresias), though he was not a detective in the true sense, but a famous Theban seer who knew the truth about Oedipus s parentage and revealed to Oedipus that Polybus and Merope were not his real parents(See...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, oedipus myth, greek mythology
oedipus myth, greek mythology, ancient greeks: 1-What got you interested in Greek Mythology?Why? ANSWER: Because I am interested in Greek and Latin literature, which both often have mythological references. 2-If you wanted to study and become an expert in Greek Mythology what college(s) would you...

Mythology: Greek Mythology Allusions in Art: Paintings, greek mythology allusions, peter paul rubens
greek mythology allusions, peter paul rubens, apollo belvedere: I am not sure if I have understood the question correctly, but I will do my best... These are a few allusions I know of in paintings which refer to Greek Mythology: Minotaur Watching A Sleeping Girl by Pablo Picasso: the minotaur is a creature in...

Mythology: Greek Mythology and Careers, greek and roman mythology, licensed marriage and family therapist
greek and roman mythology, licensed marriage and family therapist, greek mythology: Hello, I m sorry, but I m afraid I cannot help you. In fact, you can ask me any question about Greek and Roman mythology, but NOT about mythology careers, as this is NOT my field of expertise. The only thing I can tell you is that mythology is part...

Mythology: Greek Mythology on Hermes, judgement of paris, white ribbons
judgement of paris, white ribbons, son of zeus: Hello, Hermes, son of Zeus and Maia, the messenger of the gods , but also the god of commerce, land travel, invention, cunning, and thieves, usually wore winged cap (Greek,‘petasos’/Latin, ‘petasus’) or a broad- brimmed traveller s hat, winged sandals,...

Mythology: Greek Mythology vs. Religion, ancient greek mythology, dominant religion
ancient greek mythology, dominant religion, modern approach: Hello Ann Marie, Mythology (any mythology) has at one time been a religion and now, since it has not been a religion for some time has been relegated to being called mythology but in its own day, the beliefe system we now call mythology was a dominant...

Mythology: Greek Mythology, golden bridle, hero perseus
golden bridle, hero perseus, greek hero: In Greek mythology, Pegasus is the winged horse that was fathered by Poseidon with Medusa. When her head was cut of by the Greek hero Perseus, the horse sprang forth from her pregnant body. His galloping created the well Hippocrene on the Helicon (a mountain...

Mythology: Greek? mythology, sickly children, hellenic history
sickly children, hellenic history, greek mythology: Hello Toni, This is definitely a matter of Hellenic history and definitely not a myth but as I am keen on Hellenic history and am a particular enthusiast of the Spartan city state, this is an easy question to asnwer. The nation/people you are asking...

Mythology: Greek mythology, themis goddess of justice, goddess of justice
themis goddess of justice, goddess of justice, jason and medea: Well, I don t think the Greeks had any notion of the modern-day detective, but I can help you. Here are some ideas: Astraea- Goddess of Justice Themis- Goddess of Justice and Order Nemesis- Goddess of Justice and Avenger of the Gods Tisiphone- An Erinyes...

Mythology: Greek and Roman mythology, greek and roman mythology, masters in law
greek and roman mythology, masters in law, eigth grader: Hi James, I would love to help you. I would however like to warn you that I am a lawyer in reality and working on a Masters in Law. Mythology is my hobby but I do know a lot of mythology, so I imagine i could help. I have been an expert on Allexperts.com...

Mythology: Greek sacrifices, sacrifice animals, greek sacrifices
sacrifice animals, greek sacrifices, roman empire: Hello, The Greeks sacrificed animals simply because this was the ritual in ancient times when people had to sacrifice victims to the gods, so that the gods protected them. The animals had to be physically perfect, of course, and varied by divinity and...

Mythology: Greek Temples, artemis temple, doric temples
artemis temple, doric temples, greek temples: Hello Andrew, Greek temples as we know them developed during the Archaic Period. The Minoans and Mycenaeans used smaller shrines which did not resemble the later forms. During the early part of the Archaic Period temples were made mainly of wood, but as...

Mythology: Greek, roman god, top of my head
roman god, top of my head, myths: Hmmm... I can t think of any off the top of my head. There is Janus Mutual...but he is a Roman God...and that s not even a product...just a company. I dunno. If you search the web, I m sure that you ll find something. Good luck and sorry I couldn t help....

Mythology: Griffins, google search, griffins
google search, griffins, great starting point: Griffins are portrayed with a lion s body, an eagle s head, long ears, and an eagle s claws.(http://www.crystalinks.com/griffins.html) http://members.tripod.com/~Griffin109/griffdex.html is not a great site, but gives an idea how a griffin might hunt. ...

Mythology: Gylfi, giovanni caselli, brian branston
giovanni caselli, brian branston, snorri sturluson: Hi William To the best of my knowlegde King Gylfi was only the character of a story written by Snorri Sturluson, who also wrote the Prose Edda. Gods and Heroes from Viking Mythology by Brian Branston and Giovanni Caselli tells of some of the myths and...

Mythology: goddess eris, greek goddess of discord, peleus and thetis
greek goddess of discord, peleus and thetis, homers iliad: Hello, Eris which in ancient Greek means “discord”,“strife” was exactly the Greek goddess of discord and strife. As a goddess of discord, she was the constant companion of Ares, the god of war and battle and the instigator of violence, and followed...

Mythology: gods, male deity, patriarchal religion
male deity, patriarchal religion, potnia theron: Hello Nancy, in the pre-Hellenic times, i.e. before the arrival in Greece of Indo-European peoples (the Dorians, the Achaeans, the Ionians and the Aeolians ) who had a patriarchal religion which worshipped a supreme Father deity (Zeus, for example),...

Mythology: greek gods, aphrodite and ares, google search
aphrodite and ares, google search, hephestus: When Hephestus learned taht Ares was sleeping with Aphrodite, he set up a trap in the bed he shared with her, and pretended to go down to Earth. Ares showed up, things got heated, and the trap was sprung. After letting all the gods see them, he made them promise...

Mythology: greek mythology, biblical flood, mother goddess
biblical flood, mother goddess, greek mythology: No. Noise pollution is a modern concept; not something you would find in mythology. The closest thing I can think of comes from Sumerian myth. Enlil the thunder-god instructed Mami the mother-goddess to create mortals to toil the earth, but when mortals...

Mythology: greek mythology, riddle of the sphinx, oedipus at colonus
riddle of the sphinx, oedipus at colonus, king of corinth: Hello, actually in Greek mythology there were two kings named Creon : Creon, king of Thebes, and Creon, king of Corinth. Therefore it’s not true that the Creon, king of Corinth, was a very old, past king of Thebes , as these two kings did not belong...

Mythology: greek mythology, greek god of love, greek myths
greek god of love, greek myths, greek mythology: Hello, Greek mythology tells that the god CHAOS (Greek word meaning “void” as an empty space) was the creator of all things. In Hesiod’s Theogony in fact we read that Chaos generated the goddess Gaea, also known as GAIA (Greek for “Earth”), who bore...

Mythology: greek mythology, goddess athene, planet mercury
goddess athene, planet mercury, messenger god: dear Sage, whoever gave you that information is wrong! Mercury in Roman mythology was the messenger god, who in Greek mythology was Hermes. Metis, however, was a Titaness, mother of the goddess Athene and first lover of Zeus before he married Hera. Metis,...

Mythology: greek mythology/symbol, titan atlas, greek myth
titan atlas, greek myth, greek mythology: Hello Francis, None of the Titans, including Atlas, had symbols, simply because they were exiled after the battle between them and the Olympians so the human race did not know them or honor them as the Olympinas were honored and worshipped ...thus no symbols...

Mythology: greek mythology, greek heroes, greek mythology
greek heroes, greek mythology, supreme ruler: Hello, In Greek mythology there are many heroes like Herakles, the greatest of the Greek heroes, famed for his twelve labours; Achilles, the son of the mortal Peleus and the Nereid Thetis, and the mightiest of the Greeks who fought in the Trojan War;...

Mythology: greek and norse mythology, son zeus, norse pantheon
son zeus, norse pantheon, earth and sky: The Norse didn t have stories about creation or phenomenon. You see, the stories of the Norse are a collection of tales of German and Scandinavian origin. The tales of such things come from the German tales who repeated them from the Greeks. The Norse figures...

Mythology: greek/roman gods,goddesses, greek roman gods, roman religion
greek roman gods, roman religion, roman names: Hey Kyle. As for the first of your questions, The Roman religion, what we call mythology, first started to develop around the 1st Century. For the Greeks, they started around 1200 b.c.e. As for the latin question, I m really not qualified to answer...

Mythology: HELEN AND ALEXANDER, son of king priam, arbiter elegantiarum
son of king priam, arbiter elegantiarum, paris of troy: Hi again Simon, I do know “Quo vadis” by Henrik Sienkiewicz and I ve read this novel many years ago. So, Helen and Alexander who are mentioned in this text, chapter 1, are the beautiful HELEN, whose abduction caused the Trojan War, according to tradition,...

Mythology: Hector, son of king priam, dutiful son
son of king priam, dutiful son, iliad: Hector is the brother of Paris, son of King Priam and Prince and heir to Troy. It is his decision to defend Troy at all costs even if he must break the dreams of his brother to do it. He is the dutiful son, the hero, the archetype champion of the people facing...

Mythology: Help, four horseman of the apocolypse, total devastation
four horseman of the apocolypse, total devastation, revelation of john: Hello, Actually in Roman mythology there is no basic myth about the Apocalypse as a total devastation expected to occur just before the end of the world, when a divinity will come to sit in judgment on humankind. Such a concept has nothing to do with...

Mythology: Hera?, apollo ovid, ovid metamorphoses
apollo ovid, ovid metamorphoses, tuileries gardens: Hello Dan, The best clue is the laurel. The statue you describe is none other than Daphne, the only female who refused the love of Apollo. Here is the myth: How did Apollo fall in love with Daphne? This happened after a dispute with Eros. For the...

Mythology: hey...im writing an essay..., lighting and thunder, cyclopes
lighting and thunder, cyclopes, mount olympus: Hello Jay, The Cyclopes were almost like human beings but of a gigantic size and with only one eye in the middle of their heads. Essentially there were three of them: Brontes (thunderer), Steropes (Lightener), and Arges (Bright). They were born to Gaea...

Mythology: Icarus, knossos crete, king minos
knossos crete, king minos, greek scholar: FOLLOW UP Just a little remark with regard to your ratings: try to consult any other expert in Mythology and see if he is able to give you an answer which is better than mine, i.e. more info about Naucrate. Best, Maria ______________________________________...

Mythology: Ides of March, julius ceasar, julius caesar
julius ceasar, julius caesar, soothsayer: The line The Ides of March pertains to the 15th of March. In Shakespeare s play, Julius Caesar , a Soothsayer tells Caesar Beware the Ides of March . This is a foreshadowing for Caesar but he doesn t heed the warning. Soothsayer: Caesar! CAESAR:...

Mythology: The Iliad - Hector Vs. Achilles, ethics and morals, brave acts
ethics and morals, brave acts, true hero: Lorina, According to the Greek definition of a true hero must have the following qualities: - fighting precision which makes him stand out above others - high-quality leadership which demands the allegiance and loyalty of his men - bravery which inspires...

Mythology: Iliad, homers iliad, rich fragrance
homers iliad, rich fragrance, god of sleep: Hello, In Homer’s Iliad 14 Hera uses the following expedients to deceive her husband Zeus and prevent him from helping the Trojans: 1-she anoints her lovely body with oil, ambrosia, and rich fragrance; she combs her hair and plaits her bright tresses;...

Mythology: Isenland, celtic myth, ancient maps
celtic myth, ancient maps, german name: Hi William. Sigurd and Siegfried are indeed the same character. Siegfried is the german name for Sigurd. And while I am somewhat familiar with the stories of Siegfried/Sigurd to the best of my knowlegde Isenland was a place only found in myth. Since Siegfried...

Mythology: islam and hebrew apocalypse, online encyclopedias, book of enoch
online encyclopedias, book of enoch, last judgement: Hello Michell, I am surprised you have not found anything online on the apocalypse...Incidentally, Muslim and Hebrew apocalypses are not that different from the Christian one as they all say the same thing about the Messianic coming where evil will be destroyed...

Mythology: Japanese mythology and Zen, nihon shoki, japanese mythology
nihon shoki, japanese mythology, nihonshoki: Derek, I m afraid I know very little indeed about Japanese mythology. Before the Westernisation in the comparatively modern era, there was no notion of mythology in Japan, just of history . Mythological events were considered historical moments rather...

Mythology: Japanese mythology and Zen, japanese mythology, information books
japanese mythology, information books, doing research: Derek, Here s a good page to give you an overview of the Japanese gods, but it does also have its connection to the Japanese Gods in modern media: http://www.angelfire.com/planet/mythguide/japan_kami.html It should be able to give you several terms and...

Mythology: Jason and the Argonauts, euripedes medea, jason and the argonauts
euripedes medea, jason and the argonauts, argonautica: Dear Danny, There are several variations of the ending of the myth of Jason and the Argonauts. The following links will give you the best of them. http://www.bulfinch.org/fables/bull17.html = Bullfinch http://www.greece.org/poseidon/work/argonautika/argo.html...

Mythology: King of Corinth pushing stones uphill, king of corinth, father of odysseus
king of corinth, father of odysseus, greek vases: Sisyphus. Sisyphus is the son of Aeolus (the king of Thessaly) and Enarete, and founder of Corinth. He instituted, among others, the Isthmian Games. According to tradition he was sly and evil and used to way-lay travelers and murder them. He betrayed the...

Mythology: King Tantalus and his city in Turkey, governmental restriction, son of zeus
governmental restriction, son of zeus, euxine sea: Hello Tzietel, TANTALUS, in Greek legend, was son of Zeus. In Greek mythology Tantalus was the traditional king of SIPYLUS in Lydia (or of Phrygia), of Smyrna in Asia Minor. Others say that Tantalus was king of PAPHLAGONIA, an ancient district...

Mythology: Leto, apollo and artemis, unbearable pain
apollo and artemis, unbearable pain, giving birth: Yes, the pain of giving birth lasted in fact for nine nights and nine days. An exhausted Leto after nine whole days of unbearable pain firstly gave birth to Artemis and immediately after to Apollo. See : http://www.archaeonia.com/religion/dodekatheon/apollo.htm...

Mythology: Loki!, inate ability, norse god
inate ability, norse god, norse gods: Hey John. Affliating your main character s curse and powers with that of Loki s could work quite well. You re right about his ability to manupulate so it does make sense that Loki would be the god you would want to use for this. If that makes any sense....

Mythology: Lyrics, sexual connotation, storm and rain
sexual connotation, storm and rain, metaphorical descriptions: I m not familar with the song but the sexual connotation could refer to Jupitar/Zeus as a philanderer who cavorted in external marital affairs or... It s just rain. Jupitar/Zeus was a thunder, storm and rain god who sent water to earth from the clouds....

Mythology: Lyrics, zeus jupiter, sexual connotation
zeus jupiter, sexual connotation, greek pantheon: Hi Don, Actually I do not know this song, but maybe the expression “drops of Jupiter” refers to a Greek myth where Zeus (i.e. Jupiter in Roman mythology), the supreme god of Greek pantheon, transformed into a shower of gold, loved Acrisius daughter Danae,...

Mythology: Lyrics, roman counterpart, sexual connotation
roman counterpart, sexual connotation, metaphorical descriptions: Jupiter, being the Roman counterpart of the Greek Zeus, was very influential in male fertility and prowess, however with the song I don t see too much relevance to this. Having heard the song many times, I haven t found a mythical undertone in it, but rather...

Mythology: Lyrics, e mail address, gorgon medusa
e mail address, gorgon medusa, princess danae: Hello Don, I must admit I have not heard the song, but will make a point of buying a cd with the song and listening to it....however I wont make you wait further for the answer. By the way, I am so sorry for the delay in answering this question but I have...

Mythology: Lyrics, sexual connotation, metaphorical descriptions
sexual connotation, metaphorical descriptions, drops of rain: Hello Don, This exxpression has two connotations. ...... a sexual connotation..... Jupiter s reproductive seed was said to be like pearls thus the allusion to his drops ....... atmospheric connotation..... Jupiter was the god of thunder as...

Mythology: literature, cassius and brutus, octavianus augustus
cassius and brutus, octavianus augustus, ancient roman times: Hello, Actually this question has nothing to do with mythology and then would not have been asked in this category, but in the category Literature. Anyway it is obvious that the poet Virgil(70-19 BC)deplores the civil war which took place during his...

Mythology: Medea, king creon, insane jealousy
king creon, insane jealousy, euripides medea: Hello, In Euripides “Medea” Helios has no significant role. He simply provides his chariot, drawn by winged dragons, so his granddaughter Medea can freely escape after killing her two sons, the princess Creusa, the daughter of the Corinthian king...

Mythology: Mountain Gods, mount meru, hindu gods
mount meru, hindu gods, regional concept: Hello William, I just recieved this question today...the allexperts website however informs me that I should have recieved it three or four days ago, therefore I apologise for the delya. The concept of the gods living on mountains is certainly widespread,...

Mythology: Muses, olivia newton john, greek roman mythology
olivia newton john, greek roman mythology, one of the muses: I m afraid, dear Bayley, that the 9 Muses are exclusively Greek/Roman mythology material! Any reference to them which is not directly to Greek mythology, would still say that their origin is Greek. The nearest thing I can give you which gives a non-Greek...

Mythology: Muses, goddess of the rainbow, greek mythology
goddess of the rainbow, greek mythology, encyclopaedias: Dear Alexia, I have tried to go through many of my encyclopaedias, but none of the muses have such a symbol! does she have any other object she may be holding/ wearing? females in Greek mythology whom I know may be holding such a staff are Iris, the goddess...

Mythology: The Muses of Greek Mythology, 9 muses, greek mythology
9 muses, greek mythology, drama comedy: Hello Susan, Here they are..... Calliope = philosophy, is the eldest of the MUSES. Clio = history Erato = lyric poetry and art. Euterpe = singing The flute is her instrument Melete = Practice. Melpomene = drama – tragedy Mneme...

Mythology: Myth or prophecy, greek myth, greek mythology
greek myth, greek mythology, end of mankind: Dear Jonathan, As far as I know there is no such record of prophecy in Greek myth. As you said, it may also not even be in Greek, so that may even have nothing to do with Greek mythology... Please feel free to ask me any other question which you may think...

Mythology: All Mythcal "revelation" stories or prophecies., native american mythologies, lasting impressions
native american mythologies, lasting impressions, gotterdammerung: You are right in this being hard to find .. my personal knowledge extends to Ragnorak (Gotterdammerung) and the cyclical phases of many Native American mythologies. The other mythologies of which I am aware deal with the concept of the Flood, the end of...

Mythology: Mythological Creatures., malcolm ashman, pictorial dictionary
malcolm ashman, pictorial dictionary, fabulous beasts: Sure I know a few sources that could help you out! To get a few ideas of just some examples of mythological creatures throughout history in art(phew that s a mouthful!) you may want to check out the book Treasury of Fantastic and Mythological Creatures: 1087...

Mythology: Mythology, titans and olympians, ithaca area
titans and olympians, ithaca area, tireless hours: Dear Jacob, I know how you feel about there not being any information at all about Frikon in any website or any book, neither as a god, nor the legendary pirate who may or may not have been the origin of the name of the Greek island Frikes in the Ithaca...

Mythology: Mythology, david ritter, ancient greeks
david ritter, ancient greeks, belifs: The ancient Greeks veiwed their gods in humanistic format, that is the gods were identical to humans in every way - the same passions, same faults, same goals, hopes and dreams. The only thing that separated them was the god s life span - they were immortal,...

Mythology: Mythology, new twilight zone, twilight zone series
new twilight zone, twilight zone series, sherman hemsley: I m familiar with the story, but not as a book. It was an episode of the new Twilight Zone series. Here s the synopsis from imdb.com: The Twilight Zone Her Pilgrim Soul/I of Newton (1985) In the episode I of Newton , Sam (Sherman Hemsley) is a math...

Mythology: Mythology, king minos, adventures of hercules
king minos, adventures of hercules, roman coliseum: This sounds suspiciously like a schoolwork assignment. Theseus went to Crete to sever Cretan rule over Athens. The legend of the minotaur sounds much to me like Athenians were sacrificed to a great bull much akin to the later Roman Coliseum. Hercules...

Mythology: Mythology, water nymphs, golden fleece
water nymphs, golden fleece, symplegades: Hello, here are the answers you need. - “How did the Argonauts lose Hercules?” They lost Hercules because he decided not to continue with the other Argonauts but to remain behind and try to find his friend Hylas who was suddenly drawn down into a...

Mythology: Mythology, olympus heights, act of revenge
olympus heights, act of revenge, mount olympus: Dear Jesus, Forgive me but I want to asnwer the second question first and then the first. The greatest adventure as far as I am concerned that Bellerophone and Pegasus had together was the first one after Pegasus capture where Bellrophone flew ode to...

Mythology: Mythology, jason and medea, golden fleece
jason and medea, golden fleece, dark presence: Hello Jesus, Nice to hear from you again. The common flaw that caused the downfall of Bellerophon is arrogance or more precisely hubris . The evil people is the sotry of Jason and Medea to do with the Golden Fleece are usually Pelias and Medea s...

Mythology: Mythology, myths legends, hey marie
myths legends, hey marie, dear marie: Hey Marie, Good to hear from you so fast...This is not really a mytholgy question but as star-gazing is a favorite hobby of mine i will give it a go. The big dipper refers to a group of seven bright stars, 3 which form a handle and 4 which form a bowl....

Mythology: Mythology, edward p coleridge, god apollo
edward p coleridge, god apollo, false prophecy: Hello again, Nice to hear from you... 1. Creusa, daughter of Erechtheus, was a noble native of Athens. The god Apollo slept with the young Creusa against her will. In the same cave in which this occurs, she gave birth to his son and intended to kill...

Mythology: Mythology, seven against thebes, gold pins
seven against thebes, gold pins, eteocles: Hey Jesus, Would be glad to asnwer these two questions as well. 1. Upon learning that the married couple are mother and son, Jocasta (the wife/mother) runs of and hangs herself. Oedipus who finds out a bit more slowly the nature of their relationship,...

Mythology: Mythology Comparison, thunder gods, stuggles
thunder gods, stuggles, search paper: Dear Sean, I will answer the questions in the order you have asked them. 1) I believe that Zeus is the more important god in his panteheon as he is the king or god of all the gods and Thor is not of his respective pantheon (seeing as that is Odin s position)....

Mythology: Mythology-Greek Panthenon, religion of ancient greece, indo europeans
religion of ancient greece, indo europeans, proto culture: The religion of Ancient Greece evolved from that of the Indo-Europeans (the proto-culture from which many modern and ancient cultures came to be.) As for how it started, that is a difficult question to answer. It simply did. Religion in one form or another...

Mythology: Mythology..., roman mythologies, education profession
roman mythologies, education profession, norse mythology: Hello Brittany, I can understand your passion because I too have the share the same passion. I found a perfect outlet for my love of mythology through the education profession. I taught classical literature [which is teaching the ancient Greco-roman...

Mythology: two major elements in European culture, development occuring, christian element
development occuring, christian element, western civilisation: Dear Jan, This is a question for a Historian, Philosopher or social scientist as such and I cannot give you much analysis in the way of answering the question, but if I were to have to give an opinion on the matter, it is because it is during these periods...

Mythology: mercury, mercury dimes, winged diety
mercury dimes, winged diety, mercury dime: Hello Cathy, Mercury was the Roman messenger god, and was probably derived from the greek god Hermes. Normally, he is tied in to ideas such as communication, trade and travelling. He was a mishievious and important god and quite popular. He has been commonly...

Mythology: myth or fact, promised reward, trojan war
promised reward, trojan war, aeacus: About the only referance I can find of him was this: When newly constructed, Troy was attacked and captured by Herakles (Hercules), Telamon (brother of Peleus and therefore the uncle of Achilles; father of Telamonian Ajax and Teucros), and Peleus (son...

Mythology: mythology, monty python and the holy grail, christian mythology
monty python and the holy grail, christian mythology, greek myths: I think I should be able to give you some suggestions! One sort of obvious but not obvious is the Lord of the Rings movies which is in large based upon various norse characters and myths. The Matrix movies also names characters of various mythologies. Fantasia...

Mythology: mythology, greatest friend, sarcastic tone
greatest friend, sarcastic tone, heracles: In a sarcastic tone, the Vulture or Eagle could be his friend. Heracles is the person who freed him from the rock, so he could be a friend. I m not too familiar with anyone clearly stating himself/herself as a friend of Prometheus . Many consider...

Mythology: mythology, negative energy, mythologies
negative energy, mythologies, top of my head: Hello. While in Norse Mythology I don t believe there is an entity that feeds on negative energy. You might want to take a look into some other mythologies if you are looking for that but off the top of my head I don t think there are any. Worth a look though!...

Mythology: mythology, mount olympus greece, scylla and charybdis
mount olympus greece, scylla and charybdis, strait of messina: Hello, Generally speaking, geography has had some effects on classical mythology, especially because some geographic places, such as the Sicilian Strait of Messina, Italy, or the mount Olympus, Greece, gave rise in ancient times to many legends about their...

Mythology: mythology, pan pipes, google search
pan pipes, google search, syrinx: Syrinx Syrinx is the nymph who was pursued by Pan who, to escape him, begged the gods to save her. They took pity and turned her into reeds. Pan, following Apollo s lead, cut some of the reeds in different sizes and made a set of pipes, called the pan pipes...

Mythology: mythology, fonte aretusa, daughter of the river
fonte aretusa, daughter of the river, river god: Dear Gary, Daphne was the daughter of the river god Peneus. Apollo chased down the maiden, desperate for her love, but she wanted nothing to do with him, and she ran from him endlessly. Soon, she grew weary in her running and that Apollo would ultimately...