Greek mythology has significantly influenced all aspects of modern society, including language, the arts and commerce. Even though the specific influence of Greek mythology may not be obvious in everyday life, it is alwa... More »

Dionysus had the power to drive his followers into a lustful frenzy. He also instilled drunkenness in people, and he had the power to project illusions. He was also known as Bromios, meaning "roaring," because of his abi... More »

The main differences between Greek and Roman mythologies are the names and descriptions of the gods and to what extent the citizens accepted the mythologies as history. Most of the Roman gods and legends were directly ba... More »

Greek mythology is a collection of stories about Greek gods, goddesses, demi-gods and creatures that provide explanations for how things came into existence, natural order and certain Greek traditions. The earliest Greek... More » Art & Literature Folklore Mythology

Allusions to Greek mythology are brief references to characters, things, places or events from ancient myths, explains The significance of the myth being alluded to is generally well known, and the a... More »

In Greek mythology, Athena is the goddess of arts, wisdom, literature, war, defense and heroism, and she became patron saint of Athens, turned Arakhne into a spider, helped heroes in their quests and participated in the ... More »

Greek mythology is an expansive field composed of gods, heroes and monsters with names like Patroclus, Heracles and Daedalus. There is a huge body of work from which to draw inspiration for names for use either in fictio... More »