Prometheus and his cult in Athens

Prometheus is another of those forgotten deities (titan, to be exact). It’s true that his worship doesn’t seem to have been widely spread across the Ancient world, but Athens stands as an exception. A small disclaimer: this post is going to be mainly a selected summary of the second part of Prometheus by Carol Dougherty.Continue reading “Prometheus and his cult in Athens”

Dionysus and Hephaestus

I usually stick to writing about cult practices and avoid mythology, but this topic is a bit different. To be fair, the two gods we are going to talk about are also different from the rest of the Pantheon in their respective ways, so it makes sense. The myth is Hephaestus’ return to Olympos, soContinue reading “Dionysus and Hephaestus”