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Perseus

Birth Acrisius, the King of Argos, heard from the Oracle of Delphi that a son born from his daughter was destined to kill him. Struck by fear Acrisius locked his …

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Hephaestus

Hephaestus is a unique God in many ways, the first being his appearance. Hephaestus is often thought of as the only Olympian God that did not have great physical beauty. …

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Theseus

Theseus was the son of Aethra, and grandson of Pittheus, the king of Troezen. It is not entirely certain who sired him, it could have been either Poseidon or Aegeus, …

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What Comes After Death?

Human beings, as a race, have always been both fascinated and frightened by what comes after death. So far, no one can agree, some adamantly believe that there is nothing …

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The Twelve Labours of Herakles

Herakles Hercules, known as Herakles in the original Greek, is perhaps one of the most popular heroes in classical mythology. His is a tale of great misfortune and redemption. He …