Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Ariadne was just a girl and other urban legends of antiquity

Urban legends in the ancient world? Well, propaganda, at the very least. Conquering cultures tended to rewrite the mythology of the cultures they took over to suit themselves - the ancient version of disinformation campaigns.


Today's Minoan Path blog post teases out some of the original Minoan deities and myths that the later Hellenic Greeks altered for their own purposes. There really is a difference between the Minoan mythos and the Greek one. Click the link below to read the blog post.

Ariadne was just a girl and other urban legends of antiquity


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