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The study of human beings and human ancestors through time. Focuses on relation to physical characteristics, environmental effects, social relations and culture. The science of humans.

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In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was a monster with the head of a bull and the body of a man.


Anthropology; Mythology

Theseus was the mythical founder-king of Athens. Theseus was a founder-hero who battled and overcame foes that were identified with an archaic religious and social order. He was ...


Anthropology; Mythology

In Greek mythology, Pirithous was the King of the Lapiths in Thessaly. After desiring Persephone for his wife, he was doomed to spend the rest of eternity in the underworld.


Anthropology; Mythology

Pegasus is one of the best known mythological creatures in Greek mythology. He is a winged divine horse, usually depicted as white in colour. He was sired by Poseidon, in his role ...


Anthropology; Mythology

Eros, in Greek mythology, was the Greek god of love. Some myths make him a primordial god, while in other myths, he is the son of Aphrodite.


Anthropology; Mythology

Asclepius is the god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek religion. He was one of Apollo's sons. The rod of Asclepius, a snake-entwined staff, remains a symbol of medicine ...


Anthropology; Mythology

In Greek mythology, Hebe is the goddess of youth. She is the daughter of Zeus and Hera. Hebe was the cupbearer for the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus, serving their nectar ...