Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Amaterasu

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Can it be? Am I really not talking about Greek and Roman mythology today? Yep, no Greek myths today y'all, instead I'll be talking about one of (if not the) greatest and most important Japanese deity in the Shinto religion, Amaterasu. Since this is a new sort of avenue for [...]

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Tuesdays Talking About Mythology:Dionysus/Bacchus

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Today we will be delving into another one of the twelve Olympian gods, Dionysus. I hope y'all enjoy! The Greek: Dionysus Dionysus was born from Zeus and the mortal Semele. Though, his birth is quite strange (yes, even stranger than Athena, whom we talked about last week, being born from [...]

Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Athena/Minerva

Hello all and happy Tuesday! Today we will be talking about my all time favorite Greek goddess, Athena. I hope y'all enjoy! The Greek: Athena Athena was born from the King of the Gods, Zeus. Though there are variations on how it came to be, Zeus birthed Athena from his forehead and she sprung out [...]

Tuesdays Talking About Mythology: Tyche/Fortuna

Hello and happy Tuesday! Since it is now 2019 and lots of folks like to make wishes and hope for better fortune for the upcoming year, I thought I should talk about the Greek goddess of fortune, Tyche. I hope y'all enjoy! The Greek: Tyche Tyche was born to the Titans Oceanus and Tethys (though [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]