Parthenon temple from the Greek Mythology, in Acropolis in Athens, Greece.

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The Greek gods were notorious for in-house fighting and drama, rather than watching over their creations.

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Most Greek gods and goddesses were adopted by the Romans but were given Latin names. Hecate was called "Hekate".

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Baby Hercules killed the snakes by strangling them with his bare hands.

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Zeus had to overthrew his father Kronos to become the leader of the titans.

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Hephaestus was the blacksmith of the gods and made all their weapons. He is also referred to as the god of fire and metal works.

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The Aegean sea was named after King Aegeus because he threw himself into the sea.

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Pygmalion was both a king a sculptor. He basically gave up on women and sculpted a statue that he fell in love with. He then prayed to the goddess to bring the statue to life so that he could marry her/it.

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Dionysus was said to have invented wine. The wine was so good that Zeus promoted him to the status of god!

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Achilles was killed by an arrow to the only vulnerable part of his body; his ankles. His ankles were vulnerable because Thesis held him by them when dipping him into the Styx River.

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One of the most feared creatures in Greek mythology was the Chimera. It was a fire breathing beast that had the body and head of a lion, the head of a goat extending from its back, and a snake's head at the end of the tail.

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After killing his family in a fit of madness induced by Hera, Hercules had to pay penance by completing 12 almost impossible tasks.

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