Greek Myth

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Triple Goddess (Neopaganism) - Origins - Robert Graves
... The White Goddess a Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth (1948), took Harrison's idea of goddess-worshipping matriarchal early Europe and the imagery of three aspects, and related these to ... He thought that her ancient worship underlay much of classical Greek myth although reflected there in a more or less distorted or incomplete form ... A figure he used from outside of Greek myth was of the Akan Triple Moon Goddess Ngame, who Graves said was still worshipped in 1960 ...
Mother Nature - Western Tradition History - Greek Myth
... In Greek mythology, Persephone, the daughter of Demeter, goddess of the harvest, was abducted by Hades, god of the dead, and taken to the underworld as his queen ... — Leeming, Creation Myths of the World An Encyclopedia ...
Silver Age - Greek Myth
... After Kronos was exiled, the world was ruled by Zeus ... The Olympians made a second generation of men and the age was called silver because the race of man was less noble than the race of the Golden Age ...

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