Supposedly, she only left hope in the box and that is what gets us through these hard times. But also note that Pandora was created as punishment for Prometheus who stole fire and created mankind that rivaled Zeus power.
MYTHOLOGY MEME | (3/?) MYTHOLOGY MEME EXTRAS GANYMEDES was a handsome, young Trojan prince who was carried off to heaven by Zeus, or his eagle, to be the god’s lover and cup-bearer of the gods. Ganymedes was frequently represented as the god of homosexual love, and as such appears as a playmate of the love-gods Eros (Love) and Hymenaios (Marital Love). The boy’s name was derived from the Greek words ganumai “gladdening” and mêdon or medeôn, “prince” or ...
Themis: Titan goddess of divine law & order—the traditional rules of conduct first established by the gods. She was also a prophetic goddess who presided over the most ancient oracles.. In this role, she was the divine voice who first instructed mankind in the primal laws of justice and morality, such as the precepts of piety, the rules of hospitality, good governance, conduct of assembly, & pious offerings to the gods. #myth
THE MOIRAI —often known in English as the Fates— were the white-robed incarnations of destiny. Their number became fixed at three: Clotho (spinner), Lachesis (allotter) and Atropos (unturnable). They controlled the metaphorical thread of life of every mortal from birth to death. They were independent, at the helm of necessity, directed fate, and watched that the fate assigned to every being by eternal laws might take its course without obstruction.
OKI is one of the major deities in the Norse pantheon. He is a son of the giant Farbauti (“cruel striker”) and the giantess Laufey. He is regarded as one of Aesir, but is on occasion their enemy. He is connected with fire and magic, and can assume many different shapes (horse, falcon, fly). He is crafty and malicious, but is also heroic: in that aspect he can be compared with the trickster from North American myths.
SCYTHE is the weapon usually depicted as the Grim Reaper’s. This stems mainly from the Christian Biblical belief of death as a “harvester of souls”. Sometimes Death is seen carrying an axe instead. The concept of Death as a sentient entity has existed in many societies since the beginning of history. In English, Death is often given the name Grim Reaper and, from the 15th century onwards, came to be shown as a skeletal figure carrying a large scythe and clothed in a black cloak with a hood.
MERMAID - a legendary aquatic creature with the upper body of a human girl & the tail of a fish - They appear folklore worldwide (Near East, Europe, Africa & Asia) - The 1st stories appeared in ancient Assyria, when the goddess Atargatis transformed herself into a mermaid out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover - They are sometimes associated with perilous events like floods, storms, shipwrecks, etc. - In other folk traditions, they can be benevolent or beneficent