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Though little is known about her, Oenone was the first lover and wife of Prince Paris of Troy. Born a mountain nymph, she was skilled in the arts of prophecy and medicine. When Paris betrayed their marriage & lusted after Helen of Sparta, she was among the first to predict the Trojan war... When he died, Oenone was devastated by the loss of her husband & remorse overcame her. In a final act of devotion she threw herself upon Paris’ funeral pyre to join him in death.

Though little is known about her, Oenone was the first lover and wife of Prince…

Amaterasu is the beautiful, radiant goddess of the sun, but she is more than just the shining sun: she is a great goddess who provides for people and protects them. Amaterasu was the first to cultivate rice, albeit in heaven. (Her grandson, Ninigi, eventually brought rice to Earth from her celestial paddies.) She also invented and taught people the arts of weaving and cultivating silkworms. Rice, silk, fabric: all are gifts of Amaterasu.

Amaterasu is the beautiful, radiant goddess of the sun, but she is more than just the shining sun: she is a great goddess who provides for people and protects them. Amaterasu was the first to cultivate rice, albeit in heaven. (Her grandson, Ninigi, eventually brought rice to Earth from her celestial paddies.) She also invented and taught people the arts of weaving and cultivating silkworms. Rice, silk, fabric: all are gifts of Amaterasu.

Persephone:  Wife of Hades, Queen of the Underworld. Death will swallow you whole. #myth

Greek Mythology: Persephone: Wife of Hades, Queen of the Underworld. Death will swallow you whole.

BABA YAGA lives in a hut deep in the forest. Her hut seems to have a personality of its own and can move about on its extra-large chicken legs. Usually the hut is either spinning around as it moves through the forest or stands at rest with its back to the visitor. The windows of the hut seem to serve as eyes. #faerie

Mythology ~ BABA YAGA lives in a hut deep in the forest. Her hut seems to have a…

Calliope. Not my favorite Muse, but undoubtedly the one with the best name.

One account says Calliope was the lover of the war god Ares. Calliope also had two famous sons, Orpheus and Linus. According to Hesiod, she was also the wisest of the muses as well as the most assertive.

Hecate is the Greek goddess of the crossroads. The goddess possesses infernal…

mishcollin: “ greek mythology meme → abaddon as hecate ↳”Hecate is the Greek goddess of the crossroads. Known as the “Triple Goddess” (of fertility, the night and the moon, and ghosts and witchcraft),.

t h e c h a r i t i e s were three goddesses of grace, beauty, adornment, joy, mirth, festivity, dance, and song. they were attendants of the goddesses aphrodite and hera, conceived as the goddesses who gave festive joy and enhanced the enjoyments of life by refinement and gentleness. gracefulness and beauty in social intercourse are therefore attributed to them. they were sometimes depicted in classical art with crowns of myrtle.

Photo essay of the story of orpheus mythology The Mythology of Orpheus and Eurydice essaysOrpheus and Eurydice is one of the popular Greek myths. The myth is about Orpheus

A betrayal of her trust, Clytemnestra rages for the daughter that was taken from her, who was robbed of the future she would never have. Iphigenia’s elation filled her when she was told she’d be marrying the Greek hero whose names fell from everyone’s lips, the great Achilles. How could Clytemnestra refuse both daughter and husband, who had seduced her mind with such a promise for Iphigenia? How could she keep her beloved daughter from the prospect of such a union? But oh, how…

Greek Mythology: Femslash Edition ↳ Clytemnestra / Medea “A betrayal of her trust, Clytemnestra rages for the daughter that was taken from her, who was robbed of the future she would never have.

Kali: The Hindu mother goddess, symbol of dissolution  destruction. She destroys ignorance, maintains the world order,  blesses  frees those who strive for the knowledge of God. In the Vedas the name is associated with Agni, the god of fire, who had seven flickering tongues of flame, of which Kali was the black, horrible tongue. #myth

KALI is the Hindu mother goddess, symbol of dissolution and destruction. She destroys ignorance, maintains the world order, and blesses and frees those who strive for the knowledge of God.

Cassandra: As a child she and her twin brother Helenus were given the gift of prophecy when two snakes came upon the babes one night and licked their ears clean. When morning came the snakes slithered into sacred laurels, a symbol of the god Apollo. As a young woman she rejected the affections of the god and he in turn cursed her: while she still had the gift of prophecy no one would believe her and she would be spurned and thought of as mad...

Cassandra: As a child she and her twin brother Helenus were given the gift of…

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