Archives for Mythology
Apollo is the Greek God of the sun, light, music, truth, healing, poetry, and prophesy, and one of the most well-known Gods in Greek mythology. Known as the ideal of youth and athleticism, Apollo is the son of the Zeus and Leto; and his twin sister, Artemis, is the goddess of the moon and the hunt.
In Greek mythology fire was given to men by Prometheous, who stole it from the Sun. Find here the myth of how the of friend men was punished by Zeus by chain him to a rock in the Caucasus, where his liver is eaten daily by an eagle, only to be regenerated by night, due to his immortality.
The story of Prometheus known in Greek mythology as the creator of mankind and its greatest benefactor who stole fire from Olympian Gods and gave it to men. Prometheus became a symbol of striving towards the scientific knowledge and the risk of unintended consequence which could also result in tragedy. Enjoy his story from the pen of James Baldwin.
The human quest about his origins is not a new phenomenon. These questions had always been pondered by the ancient Greeks. In this article we reproduce a synopsis of Theories in Ancient Greece as to the origin of man from the book «The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome» by E.M. Berens.