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The blind impulse of ATE

ATE (pronounced A t ee)  is a trickster Greek Goddess of mischief and blind folly. Her mother was ERIS – the Goddess of discord and her father , Zeus. Ate is also the personification of Infatuation – and holds the … Continue reading

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THALASSA of the Lonely Shores….

Thalassa is an ancient Greek personification of the Sea. Some called her ‘the Mother of All’. With her male counterpart, Pontus, the storm Gods and the fish of the sea were created. Her story tells that she also gave birth … Continue reading

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The Nurturance of CAPELLA AMALTHEA ⭐️

AMALTHEA (Greek for tender goddess) was the she-goat nurse of the god Zeus . She lived in a cave high up in the mountains. When Zeus was born in Crete, his mother  to protect him from his father’s murderous tendencies, … Continue reading

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FESSONA- awake in the night

Fessona is a Roman Goddess who personifies weariness. She helps those that are exhausted to restore their strength and find healing and strength. Her name is derived from the Latin word  fessus, meaning ‘weary, tired, exhausted or worn out. Continual … Continue reading

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DEIPHOBE takes the GOLDEN BOUGH to the Underworld

The priestess Deiphobe was a Sibyl, a prophetess who presided over the Apollonian oracle at Cummae in Italy. She lived in a cave , writing her prophecies on oak leaves. It is said that the Hero Anneas visited her to … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth and the Hero🌀

I read this poem for the first time  by Mary Oliver this morning .. it tells of the hero Theseus penetrating  the labyrinth to slay the Minotaur(Asterius) while holding onto the lifeline of Ariadne’s thread, a rich myth. This is … Continue reading

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CASSIOPEIA’s punishment for HUBRIS

Cassiopeia was the beautiful but vain wife of the King of Ethiopia. She committed HUBRIS by boasting that she and her daughter were more beautiful than any other. The sea God Neptune was enraged with her and set out to … Continue reading

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