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Greek Mythology

The Three Fates: 3 Goddesses Of Greek Mythology Who Con...

April 2, 2021

The Three Fates: Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos, 1558–59. After Giulio Romano. Artist Giorgio Ghisi. (Heritage Art/Heritage Images via Getty Images) If you rem...

The Phoenician Alphabet: History Of Where Your Language...

March 17, 2021

Cadmus introducing the original Alphabet or Phoenician alphabet to the Greeks. According to Greek mythology, Cadmus was the first king of Thebes. From Hutchinso...

Themiscyra: The Ancient Real-Life Version Of The Amazon...

April 28, 2020

One of the more fascinating stories from ancient mythology is that of the Amazon women. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images) In Greek mythology, the Amazons wer...

The Origins Of Mermaids: Greek Mythology, Ghosts, And C...

January 9, 2020

Actress Glynis Johns as the title-role in the film Miranda, 1948. (Photo by Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images) Mermaids have been dazzl...

Special Delivery: Why Storks Bring Babies

April 23, 2019

It is one of our most common trope…a long-legged, white stork carrying a newborn baby in a white cloth bundle, delivering the child to its new parents. This is the story that...