Mythology : Ancient Greek Mythology

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Mythology is a vast collection of made up/fake stories told during the Ancient Greek era. That is what we are told at young age growing up learning about Greek Gods and Goddesses like Zeus and Hercules. But actually the mythology comes from the word myth which is a Greek word for speech or discourse, but later adapted the meaning of fable or legend (Doyle, 2015).The traditional stories, poems, literature, and art have been passed down for years. The stories about Gods and Goddesses, heroes, and monsters are important in everyday life. They explained the religious rituals between different groups weather they gave a meaning to every individuals around the world who saw the culture, who saw the change. But my main focus for this paper is to shed light on how ancient Greek mythology focuses on Gods and Goddess and moral lessons taught that were taught.

The most common Gods and Goddesses that everyone is almost familiar with is Zeus who is the king of all Gods and weather, Hera who is the wife of Zeus and the Goddess of marriage, Athena who is the Goddess of war and wisdom, Apollo who is the God of the sun, Aphrodite who is the Goddess of love and beauty, Poseidon who is the God of the sea, Ares is the God of war, and Hades the God of the underworld just to name a few (The British Museum, 2015). These Gods are influential in the culture of Greek mythology. The names of the Gods and Goddesses I mention are some of the most important Gods and Goddesses that have appear in

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