Greek Symbols
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Medusa – Symbolizing the Power of the Feminine

One of the most recognizable figures in Greek mythology, Medusa is also the most famous amongst the Gorgons, three hideous female monsters with snakes for ...

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Gaia – The Greek Earth Goddess

The Earth goddess Gaia, also known as Gaea, was the first deity that came out of Chaos in the beginning of time. In Greek mythology, she is the ...

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Satyr – Greek Half-Goat Half-Human

Greek mythology has a variety of fantastic beings that have gone beyond the frontiers of Greece and have come into modern western culture. One such creature ...

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Hades – God of the Dead and King of the Underworld

Hades is the Greek god of the dead as well as the king of the underworld. He is so well known that his name is used synonymously with the underworld and you ...

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Clio – Greek Muse of History

In Greek mythology, Clio (also spelled ‘Kleio) was one of the Nine Muses, the goddesses who guided and inspired artists. She was the personification of ...

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What Is the Meaning of the Phoenix Symbol?

The image of a magnificent bird that bursts into flames periodically, only to rise from the ashes, has captured human imagination for thousands of years. ...

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Ouroboros Symbol – Meaning, Facts and Origins

The Ouroboros is a highly recognizable symbol, featuring either a snake or dragon consuming its own tail, thereby forming a circle. Yet where did this ...

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Triton – Mighty God of the Sea (Greek Mythology)

Mysterious, powerful, and possibly the most famous of all Poseidon’s sons, Triton is a god of the sea. Initially Poseidon’s prime herald, the ...

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Sphinx – What Is This Symbol All About?

One of the most enduring symbols of ancient Egypt and Greece, the sphinx is a mythical creature that has intrigued and inspired human imagination for ...

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What Is The Caduceus Symbol? — History and Meaning

Known as the symbol of medicine, the Caduceus depicts the image of two serpents wrapped around a staff with wings. It might seem ironical that destructive ...

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