Charybdis: The Gigantic Whirlpool Monster by Mythology & Fiction Explained The enormous whirlpool monster of Greek mythology, Charybdis. We discuss how she featured in Greek mythology and how she was related to Scylla.
Atë, the Greek goddess of mischief. Atë, also known as Até or Aite, is the Greek goddess of mischief, delusion, ruin and folly. Até also refers to the action performed by the hero, usually because of hubris, that often leads to his or her death or downfall. Her parents were Zeus and Hera. In Homer’s Iliad (Book 19) she is called the eldest daughter of Zeus […]
Secrets of Archaeology – Greek Cities in Italy Magna Græcia (Latin meaning “Great Greece”, Greek: Μεγάλη Ἑλλάς, Megálē Hellás) is the name of the coastal areas of Southern Italy on the Tarentine Gulf that were extensively colonized by Greek settlers; particularly the Achaean colonies of Tarentum, Croton, and Sybaris, but also, more loosely, the cities […]