Daedalus: The Ancient Greek Problem Solver 

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Daedalus is a mythical Greek inventor and problem solver who is one of the most well-known figures in Greek mythology. The myth of Daedalus and his son, Icarus, has been passed down from the Minoans. The Minoans thrived on the Greek islands in the Aegean Sea from 3500 BCE. The stories of the genius Daedalus …

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Satyrs: Animal Spirits of Ancient Greece

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A satyr is an animalistic nature spirit associated with fertility found within Greek and Roman mythology.  Satyrs were short half-man, half-goat (or horse) like creatures with horns, tails, and long furry ears. In art, satyrs are always naked and depicted as being animalistic and hideous.  Satyrs lived in remote forests and hills and could always …

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Theia: The Greek Goddess of Light 

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Theia, sometimes written Thea, is one of the Greek Titanides. Theia is one of the twelve older generations of gods known as the Titans found in Greek mythology. Born from the primordial gods, the Titans were powerful beings who ruled long before the Olympians.     Theia is the child of the earth goddess Gaia and the …

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