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  • Reoccurring Themes In Greek Mythology

    Throughout mythology there are reoccurring themes including great battles and strange birth stories. I relate to these themes because I have had experiences in my life that mimic those of the Gods in myth. A well-known battle in Greek mythology is the Titanomachy, a 10 year war between the Titans and the Olympians. I watched my cousin fight her own battle, against cancer. Greek myth always includes a unique tale of birth. A perfect example is the story of Zeus. Zeus’ father Cronus ate all of his kids as his wife Rhea birthed them. Rhea finally had enough and hid baby Zeus and fed her husband a rock instead. Lucky for me my father did not eat me or my siblings but I was born with a strange mark at the bottom of my neck thought to be a scale…

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  • Zeus: God Of The Sky And Weather

    overthrew his father, Cronus, and became the supreme leader of the gods. His golden throne was on the highest summit of Mount Olympus showing his superiority and respect from all gods and mortals (Mortal kings would boast that they were descendants of Zeus). While his well known weapon was the thunderbolt which he hurls at the ones who displeases or defies him, he also possesses a shield, the Aegis, which lets him release all natural phenomena of the sky or air – for example hurricanes, storms,…

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  • Zeus And Hades, The Greek Gods

    the Greeks worshipped these gods as their religion. Zeus, the god of the sky, is my favorite Greek god. He was considered by many, the ruler of the Olympian gods. He became ruler by taking over from his father Cronus, and beating his brothers Hades and Poseidon in a battle for the throne. With his weapon of choice…

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  • Poseidon And Zeus Relationship

    At a time when the Giants and the Furies are fighting, Titan Cronus, father of Zeus, finds out one of his children will defeat and dethrone him so he started eating every child of his that was born. His wife Rhea feels bad and saves one child-Zeus. Soon Zeus grows up and makes Cronus vomit his siblings. Together, Zeus and his siblings defeat the Titans and took over the Universe. Zeus becomes the King of the Heavens, Sky, and Wind giving his brothers Poseidon and Hades their respective roles. He…

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  • Greek Mythology In Aphrodite

    She is depicted as a beautiful, desirable, and seductive woman that rose from the foam of the sea and is commonly referred to as one of the most popular Greek divinities. There are many myths pertaining to her specific origins, all being very different in nature. However, the most famous story of Aphrodite’s birth would be the castration of Uranus, the god that symbolized the skies. Gaia, the wife of Uranus, bore many children to him, all of whom he hated. Uranus chose to imprison Gaia’s…

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  • Erebus And Night: The Rise Of Greek Mythology

    father, Uranus. The only child that wasn’t too afraid of his father to complete the task was Cronus. Gaea and Cronus then set up an attack on Uranus. It was to be at night as Uranus slept next Gaea that night. Cronus grabbed his father, castrated him, and threw the severed parts of his body into the ocean. Nobody knows if Uranus died, withdrew himself from Earth, or hid himself in Italy. As he left though, he promised that Titans would be punished. From Uranus’s blood that splattered on…

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  • The Titans Essay

    They ended having 12 children: six boys and six girls. The men of the family were Coeus, Cronus, Crius, Hyperion, Iapetus and Oceanus. The females of the family were Mnemosyne, Pheobe, Rhea, Theia, Themis, and Tethys. These 12 children are the original Titans. They gained their power when Cronus killed is father and took control of Cosmos. While Cronus was killing his father, some of his brothers and sisters decided to have children with each other. Thus became the second generation of Titans…

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  • Exploring The Role Of Hades In Greek Mythology

    Hades was one of the original six Olympian gods Hades was the eldest son of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea Born on the island of Crete Poseidon, Demeter, Hestia, Hera, Zeus, Chiron were his siblings He was known as the god of death and the King of the Underworld He was also known as the god of the secret wealth of the earth because of all the wealth that came with cultivating the fertile soil and mining gold, silver and other valuable metals. The word “hades” means invisible in Greek language and…

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  • Poseidon: The Greator Of All Sea Life

    When he walked amongst the mortals, he wore the guise of an old bearded man who most times carried his trademark trident. On his command, the oceans rose up in violence or were calm and placid and they often were a reflection of his moods and emotions. Poseidon was the creator of all sea life, including the sea monsters such as the Cetacean, Sea Serpents and the Kraken. He was also the creator of all the equine. The horse was very special to Poseidon and is seen in the waves as the crashed upon…

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  • Kerberos Essay

    INTRODUCTION Kerberos is a compound network authentication system that was initiated by MIT in 1989. In Greek tradition, Kerberos was a wild three-headed dog that controlled the passageway to the underworld (Hades). Kerberos shielded that only the deceased, not living humans, pass into Hades. In our world, Kerberos is a system that handle powerful data encryption algorithms ahead with message digest algorithms to guarantee data confidentiality and integrity in the time of the authentication…

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