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The Muses were credited with inspiring some of the greatest art, poetry and music created by mortal men and women throughout history. As minor goddesses of the Greek pantheon, they hardly ever featured in their own myths individually.
In Greek mytholoogy, Adonis was known as one of the most handsome mortals, loved by two goddesses – Aphrodite, the goddess of love and Persephone, the goddess of the Underworld. Although he was a mortal, he was also known as the god of beauty and desire.
In Greek mythology, the Nereids were sea nymphs, or water spirits. There were several different deities associated with water such as Oceanus and Poseidon who were two of the most important gods.

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Symbols of Hephaestus. Rome Pantheon, Greek Pantheon, Greek Gods And Goddesses, Greek And Roman Mythology, Tarot Learning, Learning Tools, Hephaestus Symbol, Gods Of Egypt, Animal Spirit Guides
Symbols of Hephaestus – Symbol Sage
God of fire, metalworking, technology, blacksmiths, and forges, Hephaestus is represented by volcanoes, hammer, anvil, and tongs. #metal #technology #fire #volcano #symbolsage
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Statue of Hercules and Cacus located in Piazza della Signoria in Florence, Italy. Greek Gods, Greek Hero Names, Greek God Of Strength, Cricket T Shirt Design, Hero Symbol, Zeus Jupiter, Roman Names, All Hero
Heracles: God of Strength and Heroes – Symbol Sage
Although more popularly known by his Roman name Hercules, Heracles remains the greatest of all heroes in Greek mythology. So astonishing were his feats that he earned a place among the Olympian gods after his death. #hercules #greek #roman #mythology #symbolsage
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Marble statue of a giant at agripas odeon, ancient agora. Writing Science Fiction, Roman God, Gods And Goddesses, Ancient Greece
Hephaestus – Symbol Sage
Hephaestus, also known as Hephaistos, was the Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmanship, fire, and metallurgy. He was the only god to ever be thrown out of Mt. Olympus and later return to his rightful place in the heavens. Depicted as ugly and deformed, Hephaestus was among the most resourceful and skilled of the Greek gods. #fire #blacksmith #greek #god #symbolsage
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Symbols of Heracles. Witchcraft Books, Roman Gods, Greek Myths
Heracles – Symbol Sage
Heracles himself is a symbol of determination, perseverance, courage, strength, skill, and Hera's jealousy. #courage #strength #skill #determination #symbolsage
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Birth of Pegasus and Chrysaor by Edward Burne-Jones. Sumer, Poseidon, Medusa, Deities
Chrysaor: An Elusive Figure – Symbol Sage
Little is known about the story of Chrysaor, son of Poseidon and Medusa, and precisely that is what makes it so intriguing. Though he was a minor figure, Chyrsaor appears in the stories of both Perseus and Heracles. While his sibling Pegasus is a popular figure, Chrysaor doesn’t have a prominent role in Greek mythology. #greek #mythology #poseidon #medusa #symbolsage
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Facts about Chrysaor. Greek Mythology Goddesses, Creation Myth, Ascended Masters
Chrysaor – Symbol Sage
Perseus kills Medusa, and Chrysaor and his brother Pegasus spring from the wound. Chrysaor's name means golden blade or he who wields the sword. He is depicted in various ways - as a human warrior, a winged boar, and a king in the Iberian Peninsula. Chrysaor's children were monsters - Echidna and Geryon. His wife was the Oceanid, Callirhoe. #sword #golden #warrior #king #symbolsage
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Differences between Athena and Ares. Greek Mythology Stories, Greek Mythology Humor, World Mythology, Athena Goddess Of Wisdom, Athena Greek Goddess
Athena vs. Ares – Symbol Sage
Athena and her brother Ares both preside over war. However, they represent two different sides of war and battle. Ares is known for sheer brutality, cruel, unkind, vicious, and violent. He represents the negative and reprehensible aspects of war, making him the least loved of all the gods. In contrast to her brother Ares, Athena represents a more thoughtful and strategic way to resolve conflict, rather than just war for the sake of war. #war #athena #ares #mythology #symbolsage
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Athena statue in Athens, Greece. School Posters, Egyptian Gods, Custom Dolls, Black Dog
Athena: Goddess of Wisdom and War – Symbol Sage
Athena is the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare. She was considered the patron and protector of many cities, but most notably Athens. As a warrior goddess, Athena is usually depicted wearing a helmet and holding a spear. Athena remains among the most respected of all the Greek gods. #greek #goddess #wisdom #war #symbolsage
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List of symbols associated with Athena. Goddess Symbols, Ancient Mythology, Goddess Spirituality, Athena Symbol, Athena Tattoo
Symbols of Athena – Symbol Sage
There are several symbols associated with Athena, including owls, aegis, olive trees, armor, and gorgoneion. #owl #olive #armor #athena #symbolsage
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Symbolism of Minotaur. Greek Mythical Creatures, Mythological Creatures, Primal Fear, The Minotaur, Legends And Myths
Minotaur Symbolism – Symbol Sage
Painted as a terrible monster, the Minotaur is one of the most important creatures in Greek mythology with complex symbolism. Minotaur was a symbol of human arrogance, base impulses of human nature, complexity of being human - a mix of god, human and animal. He was a representation of death, the fear of death, and the primal fears within the labyrinth of our inner selves. #monster #death #fear #labyrinth #symbolsage
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The muscular bodybuilder man with angry Minotaur body art with axe in cave. Bull Symbol, Man Parts
Minotaur: Part-Man Part-Bull – Symbol Sage
Among the fantastic creatures of Greek mythology, the Minotaur is one of the most famous. This flesh-eating humanoid bull and its labyrinth appear as one of ancient Greece’s foremost myths. #minotaur #ancient #greek #mythology #symbolsage
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Names and roles of the Fates. Greek Goddess, Fate Tattoo, Atropos
The Fates – Symbol Sage
Clotho – The spinner who spun the thread of life. Lachesis – The allotter who measured the thread of life of each person with her measuring rod and decided how long it would be. She dispensed life. Atropos – The inflexible or inexorable, who cut the thread of life and chose when and how a person was going to die. She used shears to cut the thread and signified the end of life. #fate #destiny #life #death #symbolsage
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The Triumph of Death, or The Three Fates. Athena Goddess, Greek Sea, Female Titan, Unique Symbols, Art And Literature
The Fates: In Charge of Human Destiny – Symbol Sage
In Greek mythology, when people were born, their destinies were written; the Fates, also known as Moirai, were the ones in charge of this task. The three sisters Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos were the goddesses of fate who determined the destiny of mortals. #greek #mythology #destiny #fate #symbolsage
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Echo and Narcissus (1903) by John William Waterhouse. Echo Greek Mythology, Goddess Aesthetic, Wrath, Nymph, Magick
Echo: The Cursed Mountain Nymph – Symbol Sage
In Greek mythology, Echo belongs to the long list of figures who suffered the wrath of Hera. A voracious talker, Echo is supposedly the reason we have echoes today. #greek #mythology #mountain #nymph #symbolsage
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Symbols of Thanatos. Greece Mythology, Folklore, Death Symbols, Myths & Monsters
Thanatos – Symbol Sage
Thanatos is often depicted with poppy, butterfly, sword, inverted torch and wings. Although Thanatos may have been an influence on the Grim Reaper and other symbols associated with the evil side of death, they're most certainly not the same person. Thanatos is compassionate. His gentle touch and embrace are described as almost welcome in Greek mythology. #poppy #butterfly #wreath #wings #symbolsage
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