Hercules. Achilles. Perseus. Many today are familiar with these iconic heroes from ancient Greece due to such 21st century films as “Hercules”, “Troy”, and “Clash of the Titans”. But ask anyone in the present day if they are at all familiar with the epic tale of “Cupid & Psyche” and it’s practically a guarantee, most, if not all, will draw a total blank.
This is quite surprising when considering the epic action and adventure ancient love story of “Cupid & Psyche” that’s nearly all but forgotten in the present day was the most commonly known and well-loved ancient Greek myth throughout most of Western culture during the 16th through 19th centuries.
Nearly all but forgotten in the present day – until now.
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In Brad’s book “Seven Tales of Hubris & Other Divine Things”, the majority of these tales from antiquity deal with the concept of “Hubris”, a quality found among those particularly silly humans who feel they are above the jurisdiction of both the gods and their fellow mortals
…and unfortunately pay a dear price for believing such folly.
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Heads up, everyone! Not only will the King of Planets’ upcoming transit through its own sign of Sagittarius be affecting the hyper lucky, in the second installment of this Jupiterian series Brad provides his predictions as to which areas of society will be the benefactors of the Great Benefic’s bestowments of both blessings and bounty during the calendar year of 2019!
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An ancient depiction from the year 525 BC of the Disabled God on his “winged chariot” which we in the modern day would term a wheelchair. On Mount Olympus, all was perfect. So thought Hera, Queen of the Gods as she stood from her palace in the clouds surveying her divine Kingdom at the dawn […]
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The Myth of Arachne or How the First Spider Came to Be by Brad Kronen The ancients weaved a memorable tale that was recounted whenever one of their kind attempted to transcend their human limitations or during those rare occasions when a mortal behaved as if they were above the reproach of the Gods. […]
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