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Cain and Abel – Bible Stories

By |2017-10-09T17:17:02+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Religion, West Asia|

A door panel by Ghiberti showing Cain and Abel. According to the Book of Genesis in the Bible, after Adam and Eve had to leave the Garden of Eden, they began to have children. The first one they named Cain, and the second they named Abel. When these two children grew up, Cain became a farmer and Abel [...]

Atreus and Thyestes – House of Atreus – The Curse

By |2019-02-05T06:19:32+00:00July 14th, 2017|Greeks, Literature|

Who were Atreus and Thyestes? Atreus and Thyestes were brothers, the sons of Pelops and Hippodameia. The brothers grew up together and played together. Greek mythology made easy All our Ancient Greece articles But instead of loving each other, Atreus and Thyestes were always rivals in everything. This may have been partly because of the curses on Tantalus, their grandfather, [...]