10 Most Famous Myths Featuring The Greek Goddess Persephone

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  In Greek mythology, Persephone is the Queen of the Underworld owing to her famous abduction and marriage to Hades, God of the Underworld. Persephone is the daughter of the Zeus (chief Olympian God) and Demeter (Goddess of agriculture), and is associated with the spring season, fertility and vegetation. She, along with with her mother … Read more

10 Most Famous Myths Featuring The Greek God Hephaestus

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  In Greek mythology, Hephaestus is one of the most unusual Olympian. Besides being associated with the element fire and the geophysical phenomenon of volcanoes, Hephaestus is also the God of blacksmithing. In Greek legends, he referred to as the “the celestial artificer”. He was thus revered by sculptors, carpenters, metal workers, artisans and other … Read more

10 Major Achievements of Ashoka the Great

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  Chakravartin (universal ruler) Ashoka, more popularly known now as Ashoka the Great, was a prominent Emperor of Bharatvarsha (present day Indian Subcontinent) in 3rd century BCE. It is estimated that he was born in 304 BCE. Ashoka was the descendant of Chandragupta Maurya; another prominent Indian monarch who had vanquished the Nanda Dynasty and … Read more