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)...
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...
Monsters from Greek Mythology, such as the Sphinx, Hydra and Gorgons sound so far fetched that most people believe that they were made up by imaginative Greeks. Well take is a look at these 19 scary creatures and see if...
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,...
Italy has some outstanding places to visit when looking for paintings capturing the essence of the Roman & Greek Gods in Art. It's very surprising especially after the “Bonfire of the Banities” which saw numerous renaissance works of art, including...
The legend of King Arthur, Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table have been heavily influenced by Greek mythology. Think of it this way, the myths and legends of King Arthur are simply the Greek myths retold. Zeus...
1. Fire Fire is one of the greatest ideas of all time. In Greek Mythology, it was Prometheus who gave fire to mankind. The Titan however gave fire to humans against the orders of Zeus, which resulted in one of...
Harry Potter has a scar on his forehead shaped like a bolt of lightning. The thunderbolt belongs to Zeus. Early on in the story, Harry Potter receives a letter from Minerva McGonagall, the Deputy Headmistress of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and...

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