Olympian Gods dining with mortals at the wedding of Thetis and Pelleus by Hendrick van Balen and Jan Brueghal the elder

Ambrosia: the ancient mystery food of the Olympian Gods

Nymphs, immortality and eternal damnation

No pantheon of Gods is arguably as famous as the Olympian Gods. The stories told about them have been passed down to us over millennia and still remain some of the best and most influential pieces of work ever written. But to the people of the time, these Gods were not just stories, but real, living…

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A Renaissance Writer

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I love all things Italian Renaissance, cooking and writing. I can often be found reading, drinking espresso and working on too many things at once

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