The Twelve Gods of Olympus — History Vault50

Greece’s highest mountain, Mount Olympus, was the mythical home of the Twelve Olympian Gods.  The Twelve consisted of six male and six female, and were divided into six couples. Zeus/Hera – Poseidon/Demeter – Apollo/ArtemisHermes/Athena – Ares/Aphrodite – Hephaestus/Hestia The God’s of Olympus lived in peace, and dwelt on Olympus, and were located on the borderline […]

The Twelve Gods of Olympus — History Vault50

Our Debt to the Greeks: Roderick Beaton’s “The Greeks: A Global History” — Discourses on Minerva

Roderick Beaton. The Greeks: A Global History. New York: Basic Books, 2021. The Greeks started it all. Or at least part of it all. Greece occupies a special place in the Western imagination. Although the missionary efforts of Saint Paul and the eventual toleration and then adoption of Christianity brought the Hebraic religious tradition to […]

Our Debt to the Greeks: Roderick Beaton’s “The Greeks: A Global History” — Discourses on Minerva

Argo Navis – Carina — Brickthology

Etymology – The Keel Pronunciation: kuh-REE-nuh Also known as: Ἀργώ (Greek for the Argo Navis) Argo Navis – Obsolete Constellation The name Argo Navis is the name of a now-obsolete constellation, it had long been known and observed by the ancient Greeks and other stargazers. For the Greeks and much of the Western World, the […]

Argo Navis – Carina — Brickthology

10 Ancient Greek Temples You Must See; Nikoleta Kalmouki; Greek Reporter — All About World Heritage Sites

Photo: Public Domain Many important ancient Greek temples are located in Greece as well as other countries that were then part of the ancient Greek world. Source: 10 Ancient Greek Temples You Must See

10 Ancient Greek Temples You Must See; Nikoleta Kalmouki; Greek Reporter — All About World Heritage Sites

Über die väterlichen Götter — Hellenismos heute

Vlassis G. Rassias: »Peri ton patroon Theon«, in: Rassias (Startseite: Texts and Interviews Translated into German), zuletzt abgerufen am 8. Gamelion 2791. Auszug aus der griechischen Publikation »Über die griechische Krankheit, Band I: Die väterlichen Götter« (3. Aufl., Athen 2003). Ins Deutsche von Simon Zavrakidis. Von Stilian Ariston Korovilas korrigiert. Die Griechen waren eines der […]

Über die väterlichen Götter — Hellenismos heute

Things to see and do in Sparta — Gruntie’s Travels

The ancient Spartans were fighters, not builders, so there is not a great deal of substantial evidence of them in their prime around 400BC. But there are some remains to explore as well as the small Archeology Museum and The Olive Oil Museum. Sparta also has a smattering of churches that are worth visiting. The […]

Things to see and do in Sparta — Gruntie’s Travels

Ephesus: Marvel of the ancient world in western Turkey; Daily Sabah — All About World Heritage Sites

Source: Ephesus: Marvel of the ancient world in western Turkey

Ephesus: Marvel of the ancient world in western Turkey; Daily Sabah — All About World Heritage Sites