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Now on the Scene, the Goddess Nemesis

Yes, I still do mythology posts occasionally, especially when I have something to inspire me. In this case, it’s Rick Riordan’s The Mark of Athena, in which the goddess Nemesis makes an appearance. Based on her name, you’d think she’d … Continue reading

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Ferry ‘Cross the Acheron

You’ve probably heard of Charon, the ferryman of the dead from Greek mythology. He’s the son of Erebus and Nyx, the primordial deities of darkness and night, respectively. His job is to take the souls of the dead across the … Continue reading

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Hello Morpheus, I Think I’m Going Down

In addition to the major deities, Greek mythology is full of minor gods who are basically just personifications of certain concepts, rather than having fully fleshed-out personalities. It seems that a lot of these are old deities who remained in … Continue reading

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