Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Khione/Chione

Hello all and happy Tuesday! So, it's official, the fall semester is finally over! Whew, it got pretty stressful there at the end but I made it y'all and I'm so happy to be back to share with you more mythology. Since it is winter and Christmas is around the corner, I thought that I'd [...]

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Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Zeus/Jupiter

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Welcome back to another mythology lesson! Since we did the queen of the gods last week I thought it'd make sense to now discuss the king of the gods, Zeus. I hope y'all enjoy! Zeus: The Greek Zeus was born to the Titan King and Queen, Cronus and Rhea, and [...]

Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Hera/Juno

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Welcome back for another mythology lesson. I apologize for my absence for the past two weeks but I really needed to focus on preparing for my finals to finish off this semester strong (and I think I've prepared myself for these final two weeks so fingers crossed I can keep [...]

Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Hephaestus/Vulcan

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Going off of last weeks mythology lesson, today I'll be talking to y'all about Aphrodite's husband, Hephaestus. I hope y'all enjoy! Hephaestus: The Greek Hephaestus was born to Zeus and Hera, King and Queen of the Olympian Gods. Despite his noble birth, he was immediately cast from Olympus the moment [...]

Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Aphrodite/Venus

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Welcome back to another mythology lesson, today we will be exploring the mother of last week's God (Eros/Cupid), Aphrodite or Venus as depicted in Botticelli's The Birth of Venus (the above photo). I hope you enjoy and, without further adieu, let's dive in! Aphrodite: The Greek Aphrodite was born from, [...]

Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Eros/Cupid

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Welcome back to another Mythology lesson, this time we're diving into a steamier direction than last Tuesday's post. Today we'll be exploring Eros, or as he is better known in the world, Cupid! I hope you enjoy! Eros: The Greek Eros, though there is much debate on his origins, was [...]

Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Thanatos/Mors

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Welcome back to another Mythology Tuesday lesson. If you remember last week's segment, I wrote about my favorite Greek God, Hades. In that segment I differentiated him from the God Thanatos so, guess who we're talking about today? Yep, we're getting into some dark stuff because we will be learning [...]