Mythology
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Hecate – Greek Goddess of Magic and Spells

With power over heaven, earth and sea, Hecate or Hekate, the goddess of witchcraft, magic, ghosts, necromancy, and the night, is an ambivalent being in ...

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Ares – Greek God of War

The son of Hera and Zeus, Ares is the Greek god of war and one of the twelve Olympian gods. He’s often seen as a representation of sheer violence and ...

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Andromeda – Ethiopian Princess

Andromeda is the quintessential damsel in distress, a Greek princess who had the misfortune of being sacrificed to the sea monster for seemingly petty ...

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Ariadne – Queen of Mazes

Often portrayed asleep on the shore of Naxos, where she was abandoned, with Dionysius lovingly gazing at her, Ariadne is more than just a helpless woman ...

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Achilles – Greek Hero of the Trojan War

Considered the greatest of all Greek heroes who took part in the Trojan War, Achilles was introduced by Homer through his epic poem, the Iliad. Described as ...

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Aphrodite – Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty

The goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite (known as Venus in Roman mythology) is one of the most recognizable names in Greek myth. Aphrodite is portrayed as ...

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Stheno – The Other Gorgon Sister

In Greek mythology, Stheno is one of the horrible Gorgon sisters. While she’s nowhere near as famous as her sister Medusa, Stheno is an interesting ...

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Gorgons – Three Hideous Sisters

The Gorgons were three sisters - Medusa, Sthenno, and Euryale, the daughters of Echidna and Typhon. Sometimes depicted as hideous and deadly monsters, and ...

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Bellerophon – Slayer of Monsters

Bellerophon, also known as Bellerophontes, was the greatest Greek hero, before the times of Hercules and Perseus. Called the slayer of monsters for his ...

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Hypnos – Greek God of Sleep

Among the great Greek figures, Hypnos (Roman counterpart Somnus), the god of sleep, had power over both men and gods. Although he may not be one of the most ...

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