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Andromeda
-- Cepheus, Cassiopeia
8950
 
Aphrodite
goddess of beauty, love, desire and pleasure. In Hesiod's theogony she was born from sea foam and Uranus severed genitals. In Homer's Iliad she is daughter of Zeus and Dione. -- Venus
10208
 
Ares
Ares, god of war, bloodshed and violence. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth either nude with a helmet and a spear or sword as an armed warrior. His sacred animals include vultures, venomous snakes, dogs and boars.
10218
 
Constellations
constellation, zodiac
3922#6364
 
Daedalus & Icarus
3925
 
Days of the week
Celestial bodies of the week   Days of the Week   Friday   Monday   Saturday   Sunday   Thursday   Tuesday   Wednesday  
 
Geography
Cyprus   Delos   Delphi   Delphi   Geography   Knossos   map - ancient   Mt. Ida   Olympus   Parthenon   Santorini  
 
History
3926
 
Minoa
3984
 
Moria camp
10545
 
Mythology
Gods & Goddess   Greek Myth Vocabulary   myth   mythology   Mythology Family Tree   seasons  
 
Narcissus
3923
 
Narcissus
3924
 
Norse Mythology
4854
 
Odysseus
3888
 
Orpheus
Once upon a time there lived a great musician in Greece called Orpheus. Orpheus lived with his wife Eurydice who loved him very deeply. Orpheus is also madly in love with Eurydice. They really were made for each other.
4000
 
Perseus 1
Plans of Bismarckian Proportion
3554
 
Perseus 2
3995
 
Planets
14754
 
Polaris
A meteor streaking past the Big Dipper during the 2015 Perseid meteor shower.
7216
 
Polaris: The North Star
4107
 
Pygmalion & Galatea
4903
 
Scythians
11036
 
The Prince with Donkey Ears
The king decreed that the prince was to use a special hat that would cover his ears and that he was never to take it off. When the royal barber took the prince's hat off he was surprised as was the prince to see the donkey ears.
4860
 
Thracians
Odrysia
11015
 
Trojan Horse
"Sometimes what appears to be a gift can be a trap instead."
4900
 
Zeus
king of the gods, ruler of Mt. Olympus and god of the sky, weather, thunder, lightning, law, order and justice.
10213
 
Zeus Family Tree
Cronus, Rhea, Hades, Poseidon, Zeus, Hestia, Hera, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Persephone, Aphrodite, Eros, Cupid
3479
 
Zodiac
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3922#6885
 
π ≈ 3.14 ▷▷▷
The ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter
10536
 
π(n)
π(n) is the number of primes less than or equal to n.
10537
 
Φ ≈ 1.618
Keplar observed that the relationship between a number in Fibonacci sequence and the previous number more and more closely approaches the irrational number Φ the longer the sequence is continued and Φ describes nothing other than the golden section.
10538
 
ψ ≈ 137.5° ▷▷▷
Divides the angle of 360° in the proportions of the golden section. As angles smaller than 180° proved more handy in practice, the smaller of the resultant angles is usually called golden angle.
10539

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