Alirrothios, son of Poseidon and the nymph Eurytes, attempted to rape the daughter of Ares and Agraulus, Alcippi, but the god of war caught him in the act and killed him. He then dishonored the dead man, by handing his
Midas, king of Phrygia, decided one day to become a follower of Panas, the god of pastures, a fact that offended Apollo, the god of music, because the two of them were already in a dispute over who was the
He was a patron of trade, travelers, and robbers. He is considered the inventor of the alphabet, astronomy, the musical scale, the arts, gymnastics, meters, and stations.
Cunning and thieving as a baby, he was anointed messenger of the gods by
When Gaia found out that Zeus had imprisoned her children, the Titans, in the underworld, she got furious and gave birth to two huge monsters, Typhoeus and Echidna. Echidna was a half-woman, half-snake creature, full of thorns, also known as the
Metis, mother of Athena Metis was the daughter of the titan Oceanus and the titan Tethys. She became the first wife of Zeus and together they had Athena. Her origin contains the water element, which is relentless, and her love
Persephone was the daughter of Zeus and the goddess Demeter, who was the goddess of
fruitfulness and fertility. Her beauty was so great that Pluto, god of Hades, fell in love with
her and decided to steal her. So one day, while
The values of Christian Easter, i.e. Death and Resurrection, were also honored in ancient
Greece, but in relation to the changes that occur in Nature.
Every spring, to honor the god, on the first full moon after the vernal equinox, mainland