Tag: ancient greek mythology
Sirtaki Is Not Real? Surprising Facts About the Greek Culture
Surprising facts about the Greek culture that even Greeks don’t know. Did you know that the sirtaki is not a traditional folkdance?
Seven Facts About Zeus (the Greek God) | #GreekMyths
Zeus is perhaps the most well-known Greek god of Mount Olympus. Apart from his leading role in several Greek myths, he has also been featured in countless contemporary books and films. Here are seven facts you should know about Zeus.
Seven Greek Destinations and Sites for People Who Love Greek Mythology
If you have subscribed to Helinika’s YouTube channel, there is a great chance you love ancient Greek mythology and history, while also enjoying travelling. Here are seven Greek destinations and sites for people who would love to visit the most mythical places in Greece. Before we get started, make sure to like this video if…
Is This the Worst Greek God / Goddess? | Evil Greek Goddess
When looking for the evilest ancient Greek god or goddess, usually three come to mind: Pluton/Hades, Pan, and Hecate. But what if I told you that there is another divine being that shares more characteristics with the devil, than the previous three: Eris.
Jason, the Argonauts, and the Golden Fleece | #GreekMyths
The story of Jason and the Argonauts. The Argonautica is an epic following a young prince to Colchis, in search of the golden fleece.
Ancient Greek Vampires | #GreekMyths
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.
Hecate: Goddess of Witchcraft, Ghosts, and Necromancy | #GreekMyths
Witches in Ancient Greece? Black magic, curses, and spells? And who was the goddess Hecate? Discover the mysteries of ancient Greece!