The statue of Zeus was supposedly destroyed by a destructive fire in 462 A.D. Other sources mention that it could have been destroyed in 475 A.D. More »

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The Seven Wonders of the World include the Great Pyramid at Giza, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus and the statue of Zeus at Olympia. The Tomb of Mausolus at Halicarnassus, the Colossus at... More »

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History.com breaks the Greek mythological creatures into the categories of Olympians, other gods and goddesses, and heroes and monsters. Some of the major Olympians include Zeus, Hera, Aphrodite, Ares, Hermes and Poseido... More »

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A classic example of Old English letters can be found in the epic poem "Beowulf," which dates between 800 and 1000 A.D. Other sources include the literature, art and history sections of a local library, design and callig... More »

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Zeus did many things, but his most notable act was overthrowing his father Cronus and the rest of the Titans. After Zeus was born, his father wanted to eat him, but his mother protected him by hiding him in a cave. Once ... More »

Zeus is a Greek god and is said to be the father of gods and men. He is the king on Mount Olympus, which is home to the Greek gods. He procreated with many human women and goddesses but is married to his sister, Hera. More »

The Statue of Liberty holds a golden torch in her right hand, representing enlightenment, and a tablet in her left hand. The tablet is engraved with the roman numerals for 1776, the year America was founded and the Decla... More »