The Theban Plays by Sophocles tell the story of Oedipus who unknowingly fulfills the prophecy of murdering his father and marrying his mother. When the truth comes to light, Jocasta, Oedipus’ mother-wife, hangs herself while Oedipus stabs out his own eyes and later dies in exile. The end of Oedipus’ rule leads to a war between his two sons, Polynices and Eteocles, for control of Thebes. The two brothers kill each other in battle and Antigone’s quest to give Polynices a proper burial leads to…

The Theban Plays by Sophocles tell the story of Oedipus who unknowingly fulfills the prophecy of murdering his father and marrying his mother. When the truth comes to light, Jocasta, Oedipus’ mother-wife, hangs herself while Oedipus stabs out his own eyes and later dies in exile. The end of Oedipus’ rule leads to a war between his two sons, Polynices and Eteocles, for control of Thebes. The two brothers kill each other in battle and Antigone’s quest to give Polynices a proper burial leads to…

Styx was the name of the underground river that separated Earth from the Underworld,

Styx was the name of the underground river that separated Earth from the Underworld,

Atlanta: "And after the goal of the stormy marriage-race,  after the Paphian’s apples, Artemis shall change  Atalanta into a lioness and drive her mad.” #myth

Atlanta: "And after the goal of the stormy marriage-race, after the Paphian’s apples, Artemis shall change Atalanta into a lioness and drive her mad.” #myth

If you were a Goddess in Greek myth, which one would portray you best?

Which Greek Goddess are you?

If you were a Goddess in Greek myth, which one would portray you best?

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Charites- Greek myth: the three graces. they were three sister minor goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity, and fertility. they were named Aglaea (Splendor), Euphrosyne (Mirth), and Thalia (Good Cheer). they were the patronesses of amusement and festivals. they were the daughters of Zeus or Helios.

Charites- Greek myth: the three graces. they were three sister minor goddesses of charm, beauty, nature, human creativity, and fertility. they were named Aglaea (Splendor), Euphrosyne (Mirth), and Thalia (Good Cheer). they were the patronesses of amusement and festivals. they were the daughters of Zeus or Helios.

Cyclopes- Greek myth: a primordial race of giants, each with a single eye in the middle of his forehead. Hesiod described three one-eyed Cyclopes, Brontes, Steropes and Arges the sons of Uranus and Gaia, brothers of the Titans, builders and craftsmen, while the epic poet Homer described another group of mortal herdsmen Cyclopes.

Cyclopes- Greek myth: a primordial race of giants, each with a single eye in the middle of his forehead. Hesiod described three one-eyed Cyclopes, Brontes, Steropes and Arges the sons of Uranus and Gaia, brothers of the Titans, builders and craftsmen, while the epic poet Homer described another group of mortal herdsmen Cyclopes.

Kore = little girl, Persephone = chaos bringer. She CHOSE to live in the Underworld. Hades did not kidnap her

Kore = little girl, Persephone = chaos bringer. She CHOSE to live in the Underworld. Hades did not kidnap her

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