Tag: greek

50 When and how did the Greek mythos transfer to the Romans? 2015-04-28T23:37:00.797

39 What is the difference between a God and a Titan? 2015-04-28T16:28:51.577

39 Why does looking at Medusa with a mirror work? 2015-04-30T16:39:08.750

36 Why were there exactly 12 main Olympian Gods? 2015-04-29T07:45:39.570

33 Why did Zeus assume so many different forms for seduction? 2015-04-30T12:17:12.250

30 Why was it a good thing that hope remained in Pandora's box? 2015-04-28T18:13:11.940

26 Was the Minotaur a single being, or a race? 2015-04-28T16:08:40.040

25 Who worshipped the Titans? 2015-04-29T00:48:05.507

24 Were any Buddhist narratives ever folded into the myths of the Greeks, or vice versa? 2015-04-28T16:51:59.180

24 Why did Charon collect a toll at the River Styx 2015-04-30T15:57:49.280

24 How did Athena keep from being turned into stone by her shield? 2015-05-04T00:19:46.270

22 Why is Athena considered the goddess of both fighting and craft skills? 2015-04-30T07:22:24.650

22 Why was Medusa the only mortal of the Gorgons? 2015-05-03T01:38:16.033

22 What was Plato's inspiration for the Atlantis myth? 2015-05-15T10:52:21.270

21 What differences were there in Greek soldiers worship of Ares and Roman soldiers worship of Mars? 2015-04-28T19:06:11.870

21 Who gave Hermes his winged shoes? 2015-04-28T19:38:05.800

21 What happened to Medusa's sisters? 2015-04-29T10:55:42.613

21 Is there a canonical ending to the story of Antigone? 2015-05-04T20:18:27.563

21 Who held the celestial sphere before Atlas? 2015-12-04T12:35:14.283

21 Did any Greek mythological hero father a son who surpassed him in fame? 2017-03-09T15:14:31.540

20 Where can I find the earliest literary compendium for the Greek Pantheon? 2015-04-28T15:51:47.600

20 Did the Greeks build temples for all of the children of Cronus? 2015-04-28T15:57:27.380

20 What is the difference between Hecate, Selene, Artemis, and Phoebe? 2015-05-03T23:53:00.360

19 Was there a cult of Hercules in Germania? 2015-04-29T00:01:11.307

19 What did Danae want? 2015-04-30T15:19:03.260

19 Why did Dionysus change his mother's name? 2015-05-05T03:38:40.140

19 What is the importance of the number seven in mythology and religion? 2015-05-10T04:38:28.847

19 Who invented writing, or who taught writing to the mortals, according to Greek myths? 2015-05-23T19:55:59.997

18 Hephaestus and Medusa had a son named Cacus. How was Hephaestus shielded from being turned to stone? 2015-05-06T19:07:08.877

18 Is Robert Graves' Greek Myths considered trustworthy? 2015-05-12T05:07:47.160

16 What is the River Styx? 2015-04-28T20:06:34.183

16 How did Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades decide who would rule what? 2015-04-28T21:54:24.620

16 Who created the Primordials? 2015-04-29T05:17:52.143

16 Was Poseidon actually jealous of Zeus? 2015-04-30T06:55:22.307

16 Was there a significant transformation of the Heracles mythos from Homeric times to classical times? 2015-05-08T09:45:23.427

15 Greek/Roman Mermaids 2015-04-28T19:42:10.980

15 Were there some differences in mythology between the different city-states? 2015-04-28T21:38:28.037

15 Why is the ferry toll for Charon placed in the dead person's mouth? 2015-05-03T07:16:43.200

15 What happened to Metis after the birth of Athena? 2015-05-04T00:43:36.603

15 Why were the Greek Gods on Olympus? 2015-05-06T12:00:42.017

15 Why would Hades visit a battlefield? 2015-05-08T07:02:17.230

15 How were Athena and Ares worshipped in relation to war? 2015-05-19T09:58:21.947

15 Why was the Minotaur enclosed in a labyrinth and not in jail of some sort? 2015-05-25T19:54:28.577

15 Pegasus and the Hydra - Is there a Myth behind this Painting? 2015-07-10T01:44:00.360

14 Why is Heracles named after Hera if she hated him so much? 2015-04-28T20:28:22.460

14 What exactly did Apollo do with respect to the Sun? 2015-04-29T04:17:24.540

14 Importance of Dionysos/Bacchus in Orphism 2015-04-29T12:27:48.930

14 What was the definitive reason behind Sisyphus punishment? 2015-04-29T23:52:55.080

14 How and why was Talos killed? 2015-04-30T05:12:47.137

14 What did the Labyrinth look like? 2015-04-30T10:48:55.967

14 Was Zeus a compilation of gods? 2015-05-01T04:44:00.077

14 Why was Medusa's hair made of snakes? 2015-05-01T14:26:51.893

14 Status of Euhemerus theory on Zeus 2015-05-02T08:34:01.817

14 In the Odyssey, why didn't Penelope simply turn away her suitors? 2015-05-02T22:20:44.180

14 Which cities had chthonic Zeus cults? 2015-05-03T22:29:51.117

14 When did Hades leave the Underworld? 2015-05-05T23:23:00.010

14 Who translated the Iliad or the Odyssey to Latin first? 2015-05-12T21:39:36.547

14 Looking for an obscure myth where Zeus kills one of Apollo's male lovers 2015-05-16T09:57:08.523

14 Does Poseidon rule over all the sea gods? 2015-05-20T19:05:00.887

14 What myth explains animal sacrifices to the Olympian gods? 2015-06-15T14:10:13.110

14 Were each of the myths in the Epic Cycle of Greek mythology intended to be related to one another? 2015-11-29T00:17:09.260

14 Was Cerberus supposed to have only one "mind" (despite having three brains)? 2016-05-26T12:09:25.160

14 Greek/Latin mythology with two brothers who die as reward for hard labor 2016-12-09T06:14:31.787

13 Were Sirens humans or Monsters? 2015-04-29T15:13:52.607

13 Did ancient Greek religion ever become monotheistic? 2015-05-01T00:21:26.777

13 Why is Athena often referred to as Pallas when it comes to her warrior side? 2015-05-05T17:23:42.163

13 Where was Hera called "cow-faced"? 2015-05-06T23:59:15.400

13 How could Diomedes be married yet still be Helen's suitor? 2015-05-23T22:18:05.360

13 Why did Odysseus pretend to be Helen's suitor if he wanted to win Penelope? 2015-05-23T22:35:35.477

13 What is this myth: elderly couple unwittingly feed gods, changed into tree 2015-06-03T00:03:15.153

13 Was Talos an intelligent machine? 2015-06-23T02:31:24.097

13 Was Achilles really motivated by eternal glory? 2015-08-19T16:22:09.457

13 Why did Zeus release Cronos? 2015-12-23T00:36:49.917

13 Is there a Western (Greek, Roman, Egyptian, or Norse) god of the cosmos? 2016-03-13T01:17:49.133

13 What happened with the Golden Fleece? 2016-03-24T19:37:22.463

12 Did Zeus have any male lovers? 2015-04-28T16:11:58.093

12 What is the significance of gods eating offspring in Greek mythology? 2015-05-01T14:50:57.823

12 What was the explanation in Greek mythology for the absence of their deities? 2015-05-25T21:56:12.073

12 Symbolism of Ixion's Punishment 2015-07-02T15:13:56.677

12 Does the "Ship of Theseus" have a name? 2015-10-21T20:02:33.797

12 What exactly was Sisyphus' punishment? 2015-11-28T20:22:26.843

12 What purpose did the myth of Oedipus serve? 2015-12-10T21:38:57.737

12 Why didn’t Zeus withhold fire from humans the second time? 2017-06-17T06:22:22.427

12 Which Greek or Roman deities have dominion over Time? 2017-07-30T21:01:05.963

12 Why does Medea escape punishment? 2017-09-08T12:55:03.773

12 Is it Heracles or Herakles? 2017-09-22T18:11:36.780

11 Is there any explanation in greek mythology for the creation of Uranus and Gaea? 2015-04-29T01:46:20.680

11 Is Erebos a deity or a place? 2015-05-07T13:57:55.377

11 Who were Aphrodite's parents? 2015-06-09T18:05:16.303

11 Did different Greek mythology sources ever explicitly acknowledge the contradictions between themselves? 2015-06-30T05:24:54.280

11 The origin of Elysium 2015-07-22T18:38:30.283

11 Who is the oldest being in Greek mythology? 2015-12-17T20:34:16.860

11 Exactly how did Asclepius cure death? 2016-02-27T02:19:53.147

11 Are there Christian influences in the Dionysiaca? 2017-03-13T09:31:04.020

11 Where did the various artistic depictions of the Chimera originate? 2017-03-13T16:16:06.260

11 First appearance of the Delphi Oracle in Greek myths 2017-03-15T20:31:59.847

11 Does the phrase "Zeus Pater" appear in ancient Greek sources? 2017-05-10T22:48:43.130

11 Achilles and his gold? 2017-08-13T13:07:50.353

10 When did "Herm" images appear in Greece? 2015-04-29T01:21:20.293