Seeing Red: The Myth of Persephone by Brad Kronen A painting whose creator is unknown depicting Persephone’s abduction by Hades and his herd of “nightmares”. Your author presumed the woman in the water on the far left represented the goddess Demeter trying to save her daughter. Not so, after further research into different variations on […]Read more "Seeing Red: The Myth of Persephone"
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 of […]Read more "Divine Disabilities – The Myth of Hephaestus the Disabled God"
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. […]Read more "The Myth of Arachne or How the First Spider Came To Be"