The names of Greek Gods and Goddesses mentioned in this list will probably surprise a few readers, even those of you who think you're well versed in the Greek myths. It's not all about the twelve Olympian Gods. In...
Eros, the Greek God of love is the son of Aphrodite (Venus). Yes, that’s right, he’s the son of the Goddess of Love. Makes perfect sense when you think about it. You're probably very familiar with Cupid, the winged young boy...
“Defend Atlantis” was an Atari video game contest held for players who purchased the Atari 2600 video game called Atlantis. The video game company, Imagic, which existed from 1981 to 1986, held the competition in 1982 to try and boost the...
Monuments and sculptures honouring Greek Mythology are located all over Australia. It's awesome to know that there are many impressive statues of the Greek Gods and Goddesses in Australia, with numerous sculptures dedicated to Greek mythology themes in every state...
The Olympic Games The Olympic Games were held every four years at Olympia, in special honour of Zeus. When these Olympics were held in ancient Hellenic times, a flame burned on the Altar of Prytaneion in Olympia. The modern Olympic...
The Rise of Poseidon The Poseidon bubble lesson is an important lesson taught by Poseidon after the Greek God skyrocketed on the Australian Stock Exchange. In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam war, there was huge demand for nickel. At the...
Greek philosophy is supposed to make you think. Let's start with Plato's Cave theory. For those of you who need a refresher on Plato's most memorable thought exercise, you can't do better than this. https://youtu.be/-seVSh1v3ds Now I will try and convince you...
The three brothers, Zeus, Poseidon and Hades (Pluto is his Roman name), decided to draw straws to see who’d rule the sky, the seas, and the underworld, after their victory against the Titans. Hades drew the short straw which made...
The Greek Gods start things off with the Big Bang! 1500 Alpha - Santorini (Thera) experiences a massive volcanic eruption. 1190 A - Trojan War takes place. 776 A - First Olympiad (Olympic Games) is held. 750 A - The two classic poems,...
Astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei was born in the Italian town of Pisa, where the famous leaning tower of Pisa is situated. It’s almost like the Greek Gods sent him to straighten things out, or was it Gaia (Mother Earth)...

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