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The Music Contests of Apollo

Posted by Andrew Griffiths on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, In : Prestige Myths 

Apollo was, amongst other things, a god of music who could play like no other. However, that did not stop his skills being challenged on two separate occasions by lesser deities, one of whom, Marsyas, paid a heavy price for his insolence.

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The Greek Creation Myth – The Rise of Zeus, King of the Gods

Posted by Andrew Griffiths on Monday, August 5, 2013, In : Creation Myths 

The story of how successive gods usurped their fathers, a chain of events that led to the installation of Zeus as king of the gods and to the creation of man.

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Mythology Quote

"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?"

~ John Lennon ~



Mythology Quote

"Mythology is composed by poets out of their insights and realizations. Mythologies are not invented; they are found. You can no more tell us what your dream is going to be tonight than we can invent a myth. Myths come from the mystical region of essential experience."

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