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Phoenix- a car manufactured sa pamamagitan ng Pontiac

Trident (that Poseidon carries)- a brand of gum

Titan- a model of full-sized trucks manufactured sa pamamagitan ng Nissan

Trojan- a brand of condoms

Hermes- Hermes bags/purses. Hermes is also the logo of FTD flowers

Atlas- Atlas, a book of maps

Ajax- Ajax, the popular household cleanser

Apollo- a car manufactured sa pamamagitan ng Buick
Versace- the logo for Versace is actually a representation of Medusa

Olympus- company that manufactures cameras

Starbuck's- the logo of Starbuck's is a Siren

Dove soap- kalapati soap was inspired sa pamamagitan ng Aphrodite's symbol the dove, and Aphrodite was the goddess...
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 Zeus darting its lightning on Typhon. Side B from a Chalcidian black-figured hydria, ca. 550 BC.
Zeus darting its lightning on Typhon. Side B from a Chalcidian black-figured hydria, ca. 550 BC.
Typhon was the last child of Gaia. After the defeat of his brothers Gigantes, Gaia urged him to avenge them, as well as his other brothers, the Titans.

Typhon started destroying cities and hurling mountains in a fit of rage. In the panic fear of Typhon, the gods fled to Egypt, where, in order to hide, they turned into a variety of animals: Zeus into the ram (leader), Hera into the cow, Aphrodite into a fish, Hephaestus into the ox, Heracles into a bird ibis. Only Athena stood on Mount Olympus, and she began a rebuke of Zeus because of cowardice, untill he again took his real face. Others say...
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 Solar Apollo with Helio's halo
Solar Apollo with Helio's halo
“Helios” is just the Greek word for sun. He was also worshipped as a god sa pamamagitan ng the Greek, especially in Rhodes. He is connected with horses and chariots and sometimes with cattle. He is usually called the son of the Titans Hyperion and Theia or Euryphaesssa. Prominent children ascribed to him are Phaeton, King Aeetes of Colchis, and Circe.

“Apollo” (when we first see him in Homer and other early sources) is a god of archery, hunting, prophecy, lyre-music, and dancing. He is also god of cattle-herding and plague. He is never connected with the sun. And this stays almost entirely true in...
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Taken from A Pride of Princesses, sa pamamagitan ng Shirley Climo.


Once upon a time, so the mythmakers said, there lived a Greek king who had three daughters. The oldest princess was very pretty. The segundo princess was quite charming. The youngest princess, whose name was Psyche, was so lovely that even the bulaklak turned their heads to look at her.

Praise for Psyche's beauty spread throughout Greece and soon reached the ears of the gods and goddesses who dwelled high on Mount Olympus.
"Ridiculous!" scoffed the goddess Aphrodite. "This princess is only a girl. I am the Goddess of Beauty."

Aphrodite pushed aside...
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What if there was a goddess that no one knew about? What if she was madami powerfull than Zeus but madami humble than Heistia? What if she was the human spirit of the sun, goddess of impulsivness, of energy, of decisions, of motivation?

Why are there all these what if's?


The goddess in question, called Anthoria, was the oldest child of Cronus and Rhea. She is sinabi to be born from not her mothers womb, but from golden sunlight that fell on her mother in labor. She gave the gods the drive and fuel to keep fighting when they needed it, and took it away from her father when he had to much. She kept...
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Iris is a minor Greek goddess. She is goddess of the bahaghari and female messenger of the gods (the male messenger of the god is Hermes).

Iris has many jobs to carry out. She travels with the speed of light from one end of the world to the other and down into the depths of the sea (Poseidon's territory) and sa ilalim ng daigdig (Hades's territory). Iris iugnay the gods to humanity. She waters the clouds with her pitcher. She also delivers to the gods the sacred water of the River Styx.

Iris is portrayed as a bahaghari or a goddess with golden wings on her shoulders. She carries a winged staff or a caduceus...
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In Greek mythology, Ananke or Anagke (Ancient Greek: Ἀνάγκη, from the common noun ἀνάγκη, force, constraint, necessity), was the personification of destiny, necessity and fate, depicted as holding a spindle. She marks the beginning of the cosmos, along with Chronos. She was seen as the most powerful dictator of all fate and circumstance which meant that the other Gods had to give her respect and pay homage as well as the mortals. She was also the mother of the Moirae, the three fates who were fathered sa pamamagitan ng Zeus.

According to the ancient Greek traveller Pausanias, there was a temple...
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