Animals of the Greek Gods

owl symbol of Athena

Symbolism is vital for all religions. Symbols in religion are used to convey various concepts and values associated with the religious dogma, and they offer a sense of inclusivity and resonance to those who observe it, as they are often present in art, connecting members of the religion and making the community stronger. The ancient …

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The Gates of Hades in Greece

Gates of Hades at Acheron river in Greece

Known as one of the most famous figures in Greek mythology, Hades was the god of the Underworld, brother to Zeus and Poseidon. In some cases, Hades is also called Pluto (God of Wealth). When he and his brothers defeated the Titans, each received a part of the cosmos: Zeus received the skies, Poseidon the …

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