Athena Essays

Greek Mythology Personal Narrative

I am a product of a jealous goddess. I once was a beautiful maiden with beautiful, long, golden hair and golden wings. I am the youngest of the gorgons and my two older sisters are Stheno and Euryale. My mother was Ceto. My father was Phorcys. When I met Poseidon, he took advantage of me and took me to Athena’s temple. She was enraged by what I was doing with Poseidon. So she turned me into the monstrous Medusa who…

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12 Olympians of Greek Mythology

In Greek mythology, there were 12 Olympians, gods and goddesses, who lived on Mount Olympus which is the highest mountain in Greece. The leader of the Olympian gods was Zeus. The gods were born and grew just like human beings, some of them even married, however they were un-aging and death never came to them. They had passions and human weaknesses and were many times at fault, but were then obliged to take the full responsibility of their actions. The…

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The Similarities Between Greek and Indian Mythology

The striking similarities between Greek and Indian mythology Although the general topic of my interpretation presentation and my 5 essays is Greek mythology and considering how vast Greek mythology is I could talk strictly about Greek mythology in all 5 of them; I decided to base my first essay on the similarities between Indian and Greek mythology since I felt simply talking about Greek mythology would become too monotonous. I will begin my essay with a basic introduction of what…

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Athena_ Greek Mythology

Athena is the goddess of wisdom and war, patriotism and good citizenship. She is the protector of Athens, as she is the patron deity of the city. There are two sides of her character: she could be mighty and terrible, or gentle and pure. Her Roman name is Minerva, and the Romans rank her third among their gods, under Jupiter (Zeus) and Juno (Hera). Athena was the favorite daughter of Zeus, and her share of wisdom was given to her…

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Greek Mythology and Poseidon

Poseidon Poseidon or Posidon (Greek: ???????? ) is one of the twelve Olympian deities of the pantheon in Greek mythology. His main domain is the ocean, and he is called the “God of the Sea”. Additionally, he is referred to as “Earth-Shaker” due to his role in causing earthquakes, and has been called the “tamer of horses”. The name of the sea-god Nethuns in Etruscan was adopted in Latin for Neptune in Roman mythology; both were sea gods analogous to…

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Greek and Roman Mythology

Divine Myth; •”True myths” or “myth proper”. Stories in which the main characters are super natural beings. Generally explain some aspect of the world •Example would be Zeus over throwing his father and the related stories; creation of myths and of the ancient greeks •Nyx (Night): the abstract concept of night given to a few human characteristics. Union of Nyx and Erebus (Darkness) produced their opposites, aether “Radiance” and herma “day” Legends (Sagas) •Latin word is Legenda “something that must…

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Greek Mythology and Medusa

Medusa, the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto is a famous gorgon in Greek Mythology. Medusa, who represented female wisdom, was the eldest of two other Gorgon sisters, Stheino, who represented strength, and the last sister, Euryale as universality. Medusa was the mortal one of the sisters. She was known originally for being a beautiful young maiden, her loveliest feature being her long gorgeous hair. She was a virgin, and she was raped by Poseidon, Lord of the Sea, while she…

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Poseidon

God of the sea, protector of all waters. Poseidon is the brother of Zeus. After the overthrow of their Father Cronus he drew lots with Zeus and Hades, another brother, for shares of the world. His prize was to become lord of the sea. He was widely worshiped by seamen. He married Amphitrite, a granddaughter of the Titan Oceanus.At one point he desired Demeter. To put him off Demeter asked him to make the most beautiful animal that the world…

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Mistakes Are Made

Music legends such as Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, and Johnny Cash are all an influence on Norah Jones. 3. Numerous reports of loud music from bars and shouting neighbors are being taken by the city’s new noise complaint hotline. 4. The violin solo is being performed by an eight-year-old. 5. The body’s immunological response to gluten can cause intestinal damage, in a patient with celiac disease. Exercise 41.2 1. The original Star Trek television show, which was critically acclaimed, had…

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