Hello my dear demigoddesses and demigods, after the break in
Demeter gets dry and cranky during the winter but a brave farm boy steps up and gives the unhappy goddess a shag to remember.
During a brief stop-over on the small island of Kranai, Helen and Paris consummate their passion with the help of Aphrodite.
The sacred plants of the major Greek gods explained.
It's #NationalBirdDay so I want to talk about birds in Greek mythology.
This week's #MythologyMonday theme is fire and there are two major Greek gods associated with fire: Hestia, goddess of the hearth, and Hephaistos, god of smiths.
Hermaphroditos was born to Aphrodite and Hermes, the gods representing female and male sexuality. The name is compounded of Hermes and Aphrodite, and means "half-male".
The story starts with Perseus a few years after his adventures when he has become king. He is married to Andromeda but when he runs into Hermes, who helped him on his quest to slay Medusa, he becomes aware there may be more than gratitude he feels for his half-brother. A convoluted scheme follows.
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