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    Ares: The Greek Myth

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    The myth of Ares is my favorite myth. He is my favorite greek god. Ares had many stories but this one is my favorite. It involves war and a battle between two greek gods. It is also cool to see The way greeks thought about the gods and the way that they worshiped them. It is also cool to see how people in the greek times tell stories on how they thought battles were fought and how weather came to be. Out of all of that I think this myth is really cool and you are about to see why. In Greek times

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    Greek Myths

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    Hades grudgingly agreed, but before she went back he gave Persephone a pomegranate, that later bound her to underworld forever. The death of Persephone’s virginity in this myth, explains the inevitable cycle of human life in nature. According to Hesiod and various reports, humans came from the earth and lived close to gods. Generally though, relationships between gods and mortals were something to avoid because all relationships

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    A myth is a traditional story, concerning the early history of people or explaining a natural or social phenomenon; they typically involve supernatural being or events (Dictionary.com, 2016). Myths certainly had a simple aesthetic function of entertainment; they were presented through the means of visual and theatrical art (Cartwright. M, 2012). Myths provided advice on how to lead a good life. Some myths were purposely composed to be outrageous and wrong because it taught the people what not to

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    Greek mythology played an important role in Ancient Grecian culture. It was often used to explain natural phenomena, human characteristics, and life events. There were also numerous morals and ideas instilled in Greek myths that influenced the behaviors and actions of the people of Ancient Greece. When observing and attempting to interpret Greek myths, one may find that “there is no single, fundamental meaning; rather, the story’s meaning changes depending on the interests and emphases of its teller

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    Greek mythology is the myths and legends that the Greeks built their lives around. Hermes is the goddess of herds, flock, traveller, hospitality roads, trade and laws. He was born in a cave at dawn, and his mother wrapped him in swaddling wraps. Sirens were creatures that had a head of a woman and body if bird. Tiresias lived for seven to nine years, and in those years he lived as man and woman. Hermes, Sirens, and Tiresias are important in Greek mythology because they reveal the values of Greek

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    Creation myth comparison There will always be speculations on the creation of the world. Every culture has a different outlook on how the earth was created. It’s the same story just different characters. The setting and characters from these stories accumulated through one’s surroundings and beliefs. No matter the beliefs mankind's job is to work together to make the world a better place for future generations. In the book of genesis there is a superior being by the name of god. God's first

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    Metaphors In Greek Myths

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    The Greek gods exhibit qualities of humans, such as envy and anger, and often engage in acts of retaliation. They are wiser but they continually try to instruct humans. In many cases, they act parental toward humans, instructing and reprimanding. Some say that unlike a Christian God who may represent goodness, the Greek gods were neither good nor evil but instead meant power. In the mythical stories, humans are competitive with their gods, trying to rival them in skill and intelligence. Humans

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    Greek Afterlife Myths

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    the afterlife is that of the Ancient Greeks. This polytheistic culture believed in the Underworld; a tasteless, vulgar world where your final destination was determined by your actions and good-will in the living world. Many Ancient Greek myths spoke of intriguing accounts of the Underworld.

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    Heroes In Greek Myth

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    Heroes play a significant part in Greek myths as well as Roman. The Greeks have the greatest amount of hero myths, it is thought to be because not all myths have such great impression on human capability (Allan, 7). In the Hellenistic trait where adding to the accomplishments and outstanding aspects of mortals are viewed as advantages given by the given by the distant gods by other cultures (Allan, 7). The Greeks view things as realists. This means that they look at things, comprehend, and believe

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    Greek Myth Of Persephone

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    Research Are you familiar with the Greek myth of Persephone? The myth has a lot in common with spring. It starts with the Greek god Persephone being kidnapped by Hades, the king of the underworld. He saw her and couldn’t resist himself. Hades took Persephone to the underworld. He asked her to marry him, but she refused. He then asked her if she was hungry and offered her a pomegranate, and she caved into temptation; the hunger gnawing at her stomach. When she ate the pomegranate, she didn’t want

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