Greece is pretty close to Italy. Did you know that there's a slice of Greece in Australia? South Australia has a mysterious piece of land that resembles the shape of Italy, as you can see in the green blurry image. Australia is...
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,...
1. Cupid (Eros) and Psyche A long time ago a king had three attractive daughters. Psyche happened to be the youngest and the most beautiful of the three daughters. In the loveliness stakes she easily surpassed that of her two...
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...
1. My first European Holiday - Contiki Tour Nightmare For my very first trip to Europe I decided to go on a London to Athens Contiki tour. Unfortunately, I shared a room with a stocky white guy from South Africa...
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...
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...
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)...
Many of the artists shown here are very famous especially in the art world. It makes you wonder, did the artist become famous because of their depictions of Greek mythology or did the painting become famous because of the artist? Paris,...
There are a few important lessons from Greek Mythology which have survived through the ages as a warning to humanity. Does anyone believe it? Ignore these 5 life lessons at your own peril. 1. Be very careful when boasting about...

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