Countdown: Greek Myths

Top 3 Most Popular Greek Myths

By Crystal

3. Pandora’s Box: Pandora was given a wedding gift of a beautiful jar, with instructions to not open it under any circumstance. Impelled by her curiosity , Pandora opened it and all evil contained there escaped and spread over the earth. She hastened to close the container, but the whole contents had escaped; except for one thing that lay at the bottom – the Spirit of Hope, named Elpis.

2. The Titan War: was the ten-year series of battles which were fought inThessaly between the two camps of deities long before the existence of mankind: the Titans, based on Mount Othrys, and the Olympians, who would come to reign on Mount Olympus.

1. The Trojan War: the Trojan War was waged against the city of Troy by the Greeks after Paris of Troy took Helen from her husband Menelaus, king of Sparta. The war is one of the most important events in Greek mythology and has been narrated through many works of Greek literature, most notably through Homer‘s Iliad.

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