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Persephone had no real title or position in the world of Olympian gods and goddesses.
Deities & Heros >> Greek
Twin sister of Apollo, Goddess of wild animals, the wilderness in general, the hunt, and a protectress of womankind in all its aspects. A bucolic Divinity, she is not much seen among the dwellers of Olympus, but she was one of the most popular Divinities...
Deities & Heros >> Greek
(outer sea) Eldest of the Titans, child of Uranus and Gaea (Heaven and Earth). He is the personification of the Sea. By Tethys he is the father of the race of Nymphs....
Deities & Heros >> Greek
(disposer) One of the Titans, child of Uranus and Gaea (Heaven and Earth). She is the consort of Okeanos, and by him mother of the Nymphs. Also called Thetis. Thalia I (festivity) One of the nine Muses. Her realm was that of Comedy. The Muses are daughters...
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Celtic Gods and Heroes: The Gods of Ancient Ireland
Celtic peoples established themselves in Ireland about 2,500 years ago. But humans had inhabited the island long before that, as evidenced by the monument site at Newgrange dating to 3000 B.C., as well as the prehistoric megaliths at Carrowmore in Sligo, and...
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10 ancient sites you must see in your lifetime
Energetic visitors should hike further above the main site to the spooky “Corycian cave”, sacred to the nymphs, where 1000s of tiny offerings in bronze and pottery have been discovered.
For the adventurer in you: The top 10 exotic caves from around the world
Commonly used for worship the Corycian Cave in Greece is located on Mount Parnassus. Located on Mount ... There is an alter-resembling rock perfectly placed in the entrance where, rumor has it, the god Pan and the nymphs worshiped.
10 most sacred spots on Earth
The three Corycian Nymphs, each of whom was romanced by a major god, were born of springs located on Parnassus, and the mountain was also the setting for many minor myths. Today, the only sacred activity takes place on the slopes: The mountain is ...
Lost among the gods
There's nothing for family togetherness like being lost on a mountainside with the sun going down - especially if it's a god-haunted mountain in Greece with nymphs and satyrs behind every tree.
Mount Parnassus in Greece Beckons Off-the-Beaten-Track Travellers
Classicists will recall that it was along this trail that the second-century geographer Pausanias described the Parnassian Corycian Cave, a place of worship for mythical Pan and the nymphs. This cave is massive: 60-metres-long, 26-metres-wide and 12 ...

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