You think you have problems son, tell me this when you find out that you murdered your father and married your mother!
Friday, April 29, 2011
Friday, April 22, 2011
After looking over the story of Orpheus' quest for his love, I remembered another love story that took place in the Underworld; the story of how Hades got his queen Persephone. This tale would have huge ramifications to the mortal world, because the mother of Persephone would not be pleased with her marriage, but we will get there in due time, for now I must start at the beginning.
Man I so lonely, maybe I should start wearing clothes
Friday, April 15, 2011
Today's story is a tale of love and challenging the bonds of death to be together again. This is the famous story of Orpheus' descent into Hades in order to retrieve the woman he lost just as they married. The story that is the most famous is the Virgil telling and so I will use that as reference for this blog.
Oh gods, it's wrapping against my foot!!!
Friday, April 8, 2011
Ha! You thought when I said I was going to talk about Diomedes you thought I was referring to the moment from Books V-VI in the Iliad where Diomedes does stuff that makes Kratos look like an even more bigger pussy and was too epic for them to put in that god awful Troy "reimagining" in 2004. But guess what?
Friday, April 1, 2011
So after a week of eagerly waiting to what happens to Atreus after his family is cursed by his own brother. After Thyestes had unknowingly ate Mrs.Lovett's meatpies so to speak, he was banished from the kingdom for eating human flesh. All the while his brother taunted him with the hands and feet of his children that he didn't put through the grinder. However Atreus was going to learn to heed the words of his brother's curse, because back then cursing someone was serious business.
Greek Mythology: We have a lot of Incest