mythology

Heracles1 and Achelous wrestled for the hand of Deianira1, daughter of Oeneus2 and Althaea, or of Dionysus2 and Althaea, or of Dexamenus1, son of Oeceus. Achelous assumed the likeness of a bull but Heracles1 broke off 1 of his horns, and married her. Later, Heracles1 and Deianira1 came to the...

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  • November 5, 2022

A single lesson that the Greek myths loved to teach was the lesson of hubris, or pride. Anytime a mortal exhibited hubris, considering he or she was greater than the gods, they inevitably would also expertise a resulting tragedy. If one of the lesser gods started thinking he was additional...

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  • November 5, 2022