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    Greek Mythology Online Presentation “I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in that. I think that’s the basis of Greek mythology” (Brendan Fraser). Known throughout our modern world perhaps even more than any nursery rhyme or scary story, are the tales of the Gods by the Greeks. From an early age I was drawn to the epic adventures of Jason and the Argonauts along with Perseus, and I still find them very interesting today. In honor of these fables I cherished so much as a child, I am going to give a brief overview of Greek mythology and explain its significance. Many people have probably heard of the Greek gods Zeus, Poseidon, or perhaps Hades. Others might be familiar with the goddess…

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    Cesar Quiroz 20 April 2015 Mr. Farson English 1A Greek Gods In today 's world, there is a vast amount of knowledge and information to learn from. Many subjects are important to incorporate, but none are as important as literature. There are many forms of literature that should be thought, such as Shakespeare and the Bible. One type of literature I believe the school districts should incorporate in English classes is Greek Mythology. It is a very interesting literature and history to learn from.…

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    Mythology is filled with many stories about gods and goddesses, as well as the many journeys they went on. Mythology is a collection of myths that belong to a specific culture or religion. Greek mythology is one of those specific cultures. Throughout Greek Mythology, the myths consist of tales about irony, adultery, morals, crimes, and human disputes. One of the gods that continued to appear in certain myths about human disputes or adultery was Poseidon. People considered Poseidon to be a very…

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    Greek mythology is the religion of the ancient Greeks. It was a group of myths and lessons that the ancient Greeks created. Roman mythology is a series of stories that represent ancient Rome’s creation. These two mythologies came about around the same time period, and were are parallel to each other religions and traditions. Each one have gods and goddesses, an afterlife, and a relationship with mortals, or humans. They are the same, but how they explain their religions are completely different.…

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    Roman And Greek Mythology

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    and Greek Mythology What is mythology? According to Merriam-Webster, mythology is: “The myths dealing with the gods, demigods, and legendary heroes of a particular people” (Merriam Webster Dictionary). The Roman and Greek religions were a central part of the lives of the Roman and Greek peoples. These two vastly different cultures were unified through their similarities in the religions. Both cultures considered themselves as highly religious and thought being highly religious would help them…

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    religious rites and procedures) was really important in Ancient Rome. Many people confound the Greek mythology with the Roman mythology and so because their pantheon is approximately the same with different names. We have to say that the Romans really liked the Greek mythology and so took it and transformed it with Roman names. The Greeks and the Romans had a polytheistic religion, just like most of ancient cultures such as the Egyptians, or the Persians. The Greek religion consisted of a vast…

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    Greek Mythology can allow people to learn about many fascinating stories, gods, and goddesses. Some of these stories from gods/goddesses can teach us important lessons and may even leave an influential impact on others. Astraios is a Greek Titan God who is represented by various symbols, an fascinating family history, and played an important role in Greek Mythology. To begin with, Astraios is the father of the seasonal winds and all the stars. As well as the god of astrology and planets. In…

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    Women In Greek Mythology

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    Woman in Greek Mythology were viewed unworthy and unfairly as well as sexual objects. Although women, such as the Greek goddess and heroines, still held great power as well as beauty. “The Greeks ' most important legacy is not, as we would like to think, democracy; it is mythology” (Lefkowitz, 2001, p. 207). The essence of this quote written in an article entitled “Women in Greek Myth” by Mary L. Lefkowitz in 2001 is basically that the Greek’s relied and believed greatly in the idea of Greek…

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    Norse mythology is a religion that the vikings believed in and it is very similar to Greek mythology and very different as well. The way the Greeks and Norse believed the world was created were far from similar. The believed in powerful gods and goddesses, they each have a part in the world. They also had a different belief on how the world would end. Norse mythology and Greek mythology are very alike but the stories are twisted around a bit to end with the same outcome. We all know about…

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    Zeus In Greek Mythology

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    Back in the era of mythology, these were a couple of their beliefs. One God that was really important was Zeus, the God of the sky. Whenever there was a thunderstorm, they thought he must be upset. The Greeks would offer up sacrifices to appease the sky god, and gain his favor. Zeus is the God of the sky and rain, and the ruler of the Olympian gods. He ruled over them all, they all bowed to him and did everything…

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