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16 08, 2017

Love stories and the history of love

By |2017-08-16T11:56:26-07:00August 16th, 2017|People|0 Comments

Hades and Persephone in the underworld People have been falling in love for hundreds of thousands of years, since they were monkeys and not really even people yet. And they have been telling stories about famous lovers for probably almost that long. Our earliest love stories go back to about 2500 BC, when [...]

16 07, 2017

The earth in Greek astronomy

By |2019-05-22T11:17:27-07:00July 16th, 2017|Greeks, Science|0 Comments

The earth in Greek astronomy: The Greeks never saw this view of the earth from space! Gaia and the Earth Early Greeks thought of the Earth as the goddess Gaia, the mother of everything. Like a mother, the Earth gave food to people. Who's the goddess Gaia? How old is the Earth? More Greek religion More Greek astronomy [...]

13 07, 2017

Who is Gaia? Early Greek gods

By |2019-09-17T10:59:39-07:00July 13th, 2017|Greeks|2 Comments

Gaia is the earth. In the beginning... Many people in classical Greece believed that at the beginning of time there was only one being, which they called Chaos. (This is not unlike the Jewish idea that "the earth was without form, and void.") More about Chaos More Greek religion All our Ancient Greece stories Gaia and Ouranos [...]