Tag: ancient greek folklore
Ancient Greek vampires? Vampires in Ancient Greece? In this episode of #GreekMyths we are talking about Lamia, Empusa, Mormo, and other vampiric entities in ancient Greece. You might know vampires from Bram Stroker’s “Dracula” and Hollywood, however, the folklore surrounding these beings is much older than you might think.
From Aphrodite/ Venus, who was the result of a Titan’s castration, to Zeus birthing Athena, here are 10 weird mythical births.
Where was Hades located? Who was Pluto and Cerberus? Was Tartarus part of Hades? Helinika dives into the ancient Greek underworld.