Journey into Greek Mythology

I’ve loved Greek Mythology since I first discovered it in childhood, courtesy of the big orange-colored book you see here at the center of this photo: d’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths. It’s an endlessly fascinating body of lore, bursting with complex characters, gripping plot-lines, profound symbolism, fabulous creatures, and colorful settings.  I love other bodies … More Journey into Greek Mythology

We are Sisyphus…

In my recent post about Chiron, I was sort of obliged to mention Ixion as part of the discussion on “Where Do Centaurs Come From?”  Well, as it happens, I tend to lump Ixion in with a couple of other characters, to comprise a sort of “Greatest Sinners of Greek Mythology” trio: Ixion, Tantalus, and … More We are Sisyphus…