Birth of Pandora | Greek vase painting

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Asclepius arriving at Cos | Greek mosaic C2nd A.D. | Archaeological Museum of Cos

ATHENA : Greek Goddess of Wisdom, Crafts & War | Mythology, Athene, w/ pictures | Roman Minerva

"Hermes - the messenger of Gods"Hermes was lighting fast in ancient Greek Mythology...

Greek Mythology: Geras was the spirit (daimon) of old age, one of the malevolent spirits spawned by the goddess Nyx (Night). He was depicted as a tiny shrivelled up old man. Geras' opposite number was the goddess of youth, Hebe.

HEPHAESTUS : Greek God of Fire & Metalworking | Mythology, Hephaistos, w/ pictures | Roman Vulcan

Thetis Silver-footed Thetis, disposer or "placer" (the one who places), is encountered in Greek mythology mostly as a sea nymph or known as the goddess of water, one of the fifty Nereids, daughters of the ancient one of the seas with shape-shifting abilities who survives in the historical vestiges of most later Greek myths as Proteus (whose name suggests the "first", the "primordial" or the "firstborn"). [From Wikipedia]

Greek Mythology: The Seilenoi (or Sileni) were elderly rustic spirits (daimones) in the train of the god Dionysos. They were sons of the first Seilenos and the fathers of the tribes of Satyrs and Oreiades (mountain nymphs). The Seilenoi were depicted as fat, elderly, white-haired satyrs with horse's tail and ears, and snub nose. They were often covered in fluffy white hair, and sometimes sported a pair of ox horns. The twelve male guardians of the infant Dionysos known as Pheres...

Muse | Greek vase painting

Virgo in Greek Mythology: Return of Persephone, Maiden of Spring, from her captivity by Hades, God of the Underworld, to her Mother, Demeter, the Harvest Goddess, signaling that winter was over.

HERMES : Greek God of Herds, Trade & Athletics, Herald of the Gods | Mythology, w/ pictures | Roman Mercury

Greek Mythology: Perseus was one of the most celebrated of the Greek heroes. His story was as follows:--Perseus' mother Danae was locked in a bronze chamber by her father Akrisios, where she was impregnated by Zeus in the form of a golden shower. Akrisios put both mother and child in a chest and set them adrift in the sea, but they washed safely ashore on the island of Seriphos. Later when Perseus was grown, King Polydektes, command he bring back the head of Medousa. With the help of...

Greek Mythology: The Automatones were metalic statues of animal, men and monsters crafted and made animate by the divine smith Hephaistos. Automatons were also manufactured by the great Athenian craftsman Daidalos.

In Greek mythology, the Makhai ("battles") were the daemons (spirits) of battle and combat, and were sons or daughters of Eris. Some of their names were: Homados (Battle-Noise), Alala (War-Cry), Proioxis (Onrush), Palioxis (Backrush) and Kydoimos (Confusion). Cool, hmm?

Greek Mythology: Nemesis was the goddess of indignation against, and retribution for, evil deeds and undeserved good fortune. She was a personification of the resentment aroused in men by those who commited crimes with apparent impunity, or who had inordinate good fortune. Nemesis directed human affairs in such a way as to maintain equilibrium. Her name means she who distributes or deals out. Happiness and unhappiness were measured out by her, care being taken that happiness was not...

The inventor of the wagon or plough, Greek Mythology: Bootes Constellation. Bootes: a son of the goddess Demeter. As a reward for this service to mankind he was placed amongst the stars as the constellation Bootes. His oxen and plough were set alongside him as the Wain, i.e., the constellations Ursa Major and Minor. (Hyginus 2.4 on Hermippus and Petellides)

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