In Greek mythology, Ananke or Anagke (Ancient Greek: Ἀνάγκη, from the common noun ἀνάγκη, force, constraint, necessity), was the personification of destiny, necessity and fate, depicted as holding a spindle. She marks the beginning of the cosmos, along with Chronos. She was seen as the most powerful dictator of all fate and circumstance which meant that the other Gods had to give her respect and pay homage as well as the mortals. She was also the mother of the Moirae, the three fates who were fathered por Zeus.
According to the ancient Greek traveller Pausanias, there was a temple...
Hi guys, since my brother have all of the myths books covering from Norse to Celtic. I would like to write down my favourite Greek myth and the reason why.
1) Hercules (Heracles)
Since watching the disney version, I was really appalled por the original Greek mythology story. His original Greek name was Heracles while Hercules is his Roman name, in the Greek myth, Hera his stepmother was the main antagonist and he was force to do the 12 labours after he killed his wife and children por accident.
2) Perseus and Medusa
I felt bad Perseus and his mother, ironically he was Heracles' great-grandfather....