Myths & Legends Articles

Who Are the Celtic People – Brief History

It is believed that the homeland of the Celts is Central Europe and from there they settled in time south to Rome, east to Thrace, north to Britain. They consisted of several peoples with a common language, culture and religion, but they never had a united single...

Trojan King Priam’s son – Aesacus and His love Hesperia

Aesacus was the son of the Trojan king Priam and the brother of the great hero Hector. He was born on the slopes of Mount Ida by the lovely nymph Alexiroya, the daughter of the river god Granik. Growing up in the mountains, Aesacus disliked the city and avoided living...

Sons Of Zeus – The Dioscuri Castor And Pollux

Dioscuri translated from ancient Greek (Διόσκουροι) means "sons of Zeus", and that is what the twins Castor (Κάστωρ) and Pollux (Πολυδεύκης) were called. Their sisters are the notorious Beautiful Helen, Clytemnestra, and they are all children of Leda and the Spartan...

Sons of the Cyclops Pelops – Myth of the Terrible Deed

Atreus (Ατρεύς) and Thyestes  are twin brothers in ancient Greek mythology, sons of the Cyclops Pelops. Atreus is the father of Agamemnon and Menelaus. Pelops expels his sons for the murder of their stepbrother Chrysippus. When the Sun set back, Atreus had to make...
Cadmus – The Dragon Killer

Cadmus – The Dragon Killer

Cadmus (Κάδμος) is the son of the Phoenician king Agenor and the brother of Europe (the myth of Europe here). Cadmus is the founder of the city of Thebes, the acropolis is named after him - Cadmea. The historian Herodotus mentions Cadmus as a person who introduced the...

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