Greek Mythology

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A Primer on Greek Mythology: Part IV – The Odyssey and Applying What We’ve Learned

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tony Valdes. Welcome back to our series on Greek mythology. In the previous posts we established mythology’s core elements by examining the gods of Olympus, the creation of mankind, the mortal heroes, and the ten-year conflict of the Trojan War. In this final post, we will take […]

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A Primer on Greek Mythology: Part III — The Trojan War

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Tony Valdes. Welcome back to our series on Greek mythology. In the previous posts we established the pantheon of Greek gods and goddesses, the origin stories of humanity, and the heroes that inspired the Greeks. Today, all of that background knowledge will come together in the story […]

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A Primer on Greek Mythology: Part II — The Mortal World and Its Heroes

by A Manly Guest Contributor

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Tony Valdes. Welcome back to our series on Greek mythology. In the last post we defined what a myth is and examined the pantheon of Greek gods and goddesses.  Today we will leave the lofty heights of Olympus and come down to the mortal world. Don’t forget, […]

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A Primer on Greek Mythology: Part I — The Gods and Goddesses

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Tony Valdes. Greek mythology might sound like an obscure area of study, as if it is only relevant to wizened old professors in posh offices at Ivy League schools.  Or perhaps you associate the topic with vague memories of sensationalized Hollywood summer movies.  Ancient Greek culture, however, […]

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