Hygeia: The Greek Goddess of Health

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Did you think the ancient Greeks smelled like baked cheese all the time? Well, think again because the population revered the idea of cleanliness. After all, sanitation meant the onset of good health. This is reflected in the pages of Greek mythology, where every god practiced the art of keeping oneself clean as much as …

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Tyche: The Greek Goddess of Chance

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Human beings have always believed in and indeed relied on the thought of luck or chance. However, this is also a two-sided coin. It has been a terrifying prospect to most people throughout history, the idea that they might not be in full control of their destinies and that some unforeseen circumstance could quite easily …

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Hecate: The Goddess of Witchcraft in Greek Mythology

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Something wicked this way comes. But…what on earth is it exactly? The concept of black magic, sorcery, and witchcraft has fascinated humankind since the dawn of time. From shamanic rituals to the Salem witch trials, this fascination towards dabbling in the dark arts has occupied countless pages of history.   However, one thing that’s consistently held …

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Greek God of Wind: Zephyrus and the Anemoi

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The Greek God of Wind: Zephyrus and the Anemoi  Feeling the ravages of global warming getting to you? Sweating out half of your body’s water composition by melting under this scorching heat? We’ve got just the thing to cool you down.  The very idea of an invisible force powering life was very fascinating to the …

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Mars: The Roman God of War

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One of the first things that comes to your mind when you think of the word ‘Mars’ is most likely the twinkling red planet soon to be conquered by Elon Musk. However, did you ever stop to think about the namesake of this devilishly sanguine world suspended in outer space? The color red represents aggression, …

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Helios: The Greek God of The Sun

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They say the night is always the darkest before dawn.  The dawn is inevitable. The sun rises as the blue sky is bleached by an orange glow and as bright rays beam dazzlingly across the horizon.  This absolutely badass entrance is amplified by the chirping of birds and the scurrying of life. It is almost …

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