Dionysus | 10 Interesting Facts On The Greek God Of Wine

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In the ancient Greek religion, Dionysus was the God of winemaking, grape harvest and religious frenzy. He was also closely associated with festivity, theatre, celebratory processions, ecstatic dance, fertility and insanity. The origins of Dionysus remain a mystery though the mysterious ecstatic rituals associated with him may be observed in other more ancient cultures. In … Read more

Aphrodite | 10 Interesting Facts On The Greek Goddess of Love

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In the ancient Greek pantheon of gods, Aphrodite was the Goddess of love, beauty and sexual passion. Widely worshiped during the Greco-Roman era of European history, Aphrodite was among the more popular deities. Her cult is understood to have been inspired by other more ancient Goddesses like Astarte (Phoenician), Ishtar and Inanna (Sumerian). Aphrodite’s main … Read more

Hephaestus | 10 Interesting Facts About The Greek God

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In the ancient Greek religion, Hephaestus was the ‘God of fire and volcanoes’. He is referred to as the ‘celestial artificer’, credited with creating numerous exquisite weapons, tools and artifacts for the Olympian Gods and Greek Heroes. Hephaestus was thus also regarded as a smithing God and worshiped by metal workers, sculptors, masons and other … Read more

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