The Titans were the generation of deities that preceded the gods of Mount Olympus before Zeus. Their leader was Kronos who was at the time the supreme ruler of the universe, and indeed father of Zeus.
Dragons are found in the myths of cultures all over the world. What is the origin of the myths about these terrifying creatures? What is the reason for our current fascination with dragons?
The stirring love tale of Eros, also known as Cupid, and Psyche is a compelling Greek myth, and helps highlight several important lessons and aspects of Greek culture
Fenrir, Loki's son, is prophesied to cause great harm to Asgard, and grows dangerously fast. This story is considered to be one of the important, if somewhat minor, tales in Norse Mythology.
American lumberjacks of the late 19th and early 20th centuries would pass around stories of the "fearsome critters" who shared the wilderness with them. Here are three such tales.
They were Odin's "Thought" and "Mind", yet they were not your typical divine deities. Here is a brief history of Huginn and Muninn, mytholigy's most important Ravens.
The love story of Eros and Psyche is well known in Greek mythology. Many know the story as Beauty and the Beast. It's a tale of lovers and a mother-in-law.
Thomas Aquinas, wrote that Charity is a friendship with God and the angels. A supernatural conversation that does not reside in relationships with other human beings...
Ares is the Greek god known for war and fighting, and was honored by the Romans as well. But many people do not know that Ares was first a dancer, and a long time lover of Aphrodite, with whom he had four children. Ares is the typical working guy next door that we all know!
Was Theseus the perfect hero? Why was the Parthenon dedicated to Athena and not other Greek Gods? Knowing these 10 Greek myths would make your Greek vacation far more evocative and memorable.
There are a number of deadly mythological creatures in different cultures around the world. Many of these monsters are the stuff of our worst nightmares. Let us now have a look at 18 of the most mysterious and strange mythological monsters.