The Mythology of Crete

The Mythology of Crete

According to the mythology of Crete the Island is the birthplace of Zeus, father of all gods. Rea, the mother of Zeus came to Crete with the help of Gaia and Uranus because she was afraid of Cronus, father of Zeus, who used to devour his children so that they do not usurp his power. Zeus was born in a cave and raised by nymphs. After a fierce battle with Cronus, Zeus became the father of all gods. The mythology of Crete says that one day Zeus, taking the form of a bull, abducted Europa fr... [ read more ]

Corfu of the ancient times

Corfu of the ancient times

Corfu has been linked to Greek history from the beginning of Greek mythology. The history of the island is full of battles and conquests because of its position in a historical vortex. This lasted until the modern era, when Greece was united in 1864 and the history of the island became one with the history of the whole Greek continent. We would like to present you the Corfu of the ancient times, telling the story of the island according to Greek mythology and shortly describing the prehistor... [ read more ]