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They could — and did! Of course, the kings and heroes of ancient Greece was also often terrible people, so maybe the gods were just par for the course. Here are the 13 biggest assholes in Greek myths — because a list of all the assholes would have taken forever.
I blame Zeus completely. If not for his mom, Zeus would just be the god of sex. I can relate to and understand most of the Gods, but I have a difficult time feeling any sort of connecting with or understanding of Hera.
The sexual habits of people in Ancient Greece — from prostitution to pillow talk — are explored in a new book written by Paul Chrystal. Exploring the many layers of sex and sexuality in various Greek societies — from the Minoan civilisation through to Sparta and Hellenistic Greece — In Bed with the Ancient Greeks examines homosexuality, pederasty, mythological sex and sex in Greek philosophy and religion. In the beginning was sex.
We came in July and had a blast visiting Zeus throughout our two weeks in Zakynthos. All of Zeus bar is a great little drinking hole with plenty to amuse the kids and nice calm atmosphere
The ancient Greeks knew how to tell a good story. And I think this dog needs three heads! We like to think of our own age as the originator of sexual adventure and kink, but Greek mythology offers ample proof that crazy sex stuff is far from a modern invention.
Zeus is the god of lightning, thunder and storms in Greek mythology he became the king of the Olympian pantheon. Zeus is renowned for being both a scoundrel and a noble warrior king, making him one of the ur-example anti-heroes. The story of Zeus starts with the union of his grandparents, Gaea and Uranus, the earth and sky. Gaea bore many children from her union with Uranus, the Titans, giant divine beings of considerable beauty.