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Greek Mythology, God and Goddesses

The mythology of Greece is complex but incredibly interesting. The stories of Greek mythology centre around Gods, Goddesses, heroes, and monsters, and ancient Greek rituals. They were important to the Ancient Greeks and they lived their lives by this mythology. Gods and Goddesses In Greek mythology, there were twelve Greek …

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The history of Greece, part one

Greece is an incredible place, not only is it full of welcoming people and great scenery, but it also has an extensive and interesting history. In a forthcoming series of blog posts, we’ll explore that history and share some great facts with you that you may not have known about …

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Yiayia’s story walking around the “Perivoli”

Yiayia had me walk around the “perivoli,” meaning garden, yesterday. As we were walking around she picked the flowers of the Lavender plant… Did you know? she said… and started to unravel a story that captured my interest…   “This plant” she said, ” belongs to the goddess Persephone”… Then …

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Alkyonides? or just good weather….

Could this be the start of the Halcyon days known to Greeks as the Alkyonides? The name Alkyonides is derived from the mythological “Alkyonides Days” which during the month of January are warm and sunny. According to meteorologists the temperatures during Alkyonides should not drop any lower than 3 to …

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Swallows in Zakynthos

Swallows are interesting creatures. They have a place in every Greek’s heart as they are the symbol of spring. Greek Mythology In Greek mythology the lady Πρόκνη (Prokni) became a swallow.  The story goes that she was the daughter of King Pandion of Athens. She was married to King Tereus …

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Tuesday and 13 ( Τρίτη και δεκατρείς) Be Aware!!!

Tuesday and 13 ( Τρίτη και δεκατρείς) We know that the whole Western superstition world considers Friday the 13th as an unlucky day, right? Well, for Greeks, the days of bad luck and misfortune is Tuesday the 13th! Tuesday is generally an unlucky day as the day is supposed to …

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The sky will shower STARS….

According to information published by the International Meteor Organisation, the Perseids meteor shower will be at its peak tomorrow. What are the Perseids? The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet “Swift-Tuttle”. The meteors are called this as they appear in the constellation Perseus.   .A meteor …

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