Category: Greece

The Mighty Amazons

In Greek Mythology these daughters of Ares were warlike women noted for their courage and pride who lived at the outer limits of the known world, usually known as the city of Themiskyra on the Black Sea and their queen was Hippolyta.Some of the most well known of these mighty women were Antiope, who during […]

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Selene the Moon Goddess

Selene (Roman: Luna) is the Greek Goddess of the moon. She is the daughter of the Titans Hyperion and Theia. She drives her moon chariot across the heavens. She had fifty daughters with Endymion and had the goddesses Pandia and Ersa with Zeus. She is usually depicted either riding side saddle on a horse or […]

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Hestia

Hestia was the Greek Goddess of the hearth, family, and domestic life. Her Roman equivalent was Vesta. Her name meant both a house and a hearth, symbolising the home and its residents. She also represented the coalition and relationship between the colonies and the mother cities. She was the first born child of Kronos and […]

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Aesop’s Fables

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop I am sure most of us have heard the term “Slow and steady wins the race”. It comes from a very popular fable The Tortoise and the Hare. Its just one out of a number of fables credited to Aesop, a slave […]

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