Tag Archives: Greek Mythology

Orion Writes Religion

Two close encounters in one night: Hunter in the heavens. Hunted on Earth. Continue reading

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Mythical Chronology

A touch of insomnia last night led me to poking around the far, dusty reaches of the Internet. I found this completely fascinating. I have always wondered about the chronology of the Greek myths—the actual years, (or an educated guesstimate), … Continue reading

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The Logistics of Godhood

In this, as in other mythological stories, we must not suppose that the idea is based on a fact, but the idea gave rise to the tale, and thus received, as it were, a concrete body. -Dictionary of Greek and … Continue reading

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Questions for the Ages: Dueling Banjos

If Hermes and Apollon were to get into it with each other via Dueling Banjos, who do you suppose would win? (A mythologically trickier question than you might suspect.) -M.

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