Hearthfire Handworks — Greek Gods 101

An Introduction to Artemis

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Artemis, sister of Apollo and also an archer, is known as a goddess of the hunt as well as of animals and wildlife. Her companions are the nymphs, with whom she dances […]

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Breaking the Rules

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There’s something I heard, a rule of art, when I was young that has stuck with me over the years: you have to know the rules before you can break them. I’ve […]

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Who is the Agathos Daimon?

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Agathos Daimon, literally, means “good spirit,” and that is certainly true; he is a granter of abundance, protection, fertility and good fortune–all kinds of blessings, really–to humankind. You won’t typically see him […]

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An Introduction to Pan

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Pan is a god of shepherds and hunters, wild places, mountains and woods; he was worshipped throughout Greece but always retained his rustic character. He is a particular friend of the nymphs, […]

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Athena Ergane, Goddess of Work

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Because it is Labor Day here in the US, I honor Athena Ergane. As a goddess with a wide range of responsibilities, Athena has many different epithets. As Athena Ergane, Athena the […]

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