Morpheus: The Greek Dream Maker 

Morpheus greek god of dreams

We sleep around one-third of our lives. If you live to around 90 years old, that means you will spend close to 30 years of your life with your eyes closed. Thinking about dreams can become quite weird. It isn’t something with a clear and beginning and end. Yet, it has inspired a great deal …

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The Story of Pegasus: More than a Winged Horse

Pegasus winged horse

An immortal winged horse with the name Pegasus is still widely known today. From popular games like Assassin’s Creed, to television shows like Yu-Gi-Oh!, to several Marvel movies, the winged horse is a widely used creature that speaks to the imagination. But, not many people might be aware of the fact that Pegasus has a …

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The Chimera: The Greek Monster Challenging the Imaginable

Chimera mythology

Lion. Snake. Dragon. Goat. Which one doesn’t belong in this group of animals?  In theory, there are two ways to go about this. One way is to identify the ones that are actual animals, meaning that the dragon doesn’t belong in the group. The other way is to reason that a goat isn’t necessarily believed …

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Killing the Nemean Lion: Heracles’ First Labor

Nemean lion

A lion signifies many things across a wide variety of cultures. In Chinese religion, for example, the lion is believed to have powerful mythic protective benefits. In Buddhism, the lion is a symbol of strength and protection; a protector of the Buddha. In fact, the great importance of lions can be traced back to at …

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Cetus: A Greek Astronomical Sea Monster

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The shere depth and width of the oceans that are found on our planet make them fascinating, mysterious, or even scary places to think about. In case you were wondering, the human species hasn’t even explored about 80 percent of the oceans on our planet. Some might wonder why we make expeditions to Mars while …

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