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According to legend, Achilles was extraordinarily strong, courageous and loyal, but he had one vulnerability–his “Achilles heel.” Homer’s epic poem The Iliad tells the story of his adventures during the last year of the Trojan War. To honor Zeus, Achilles has planned a Midsummer Olympiad. Test your strength as a gladiator, challenge another Olympian in disc throwing, offer your own gift of artistry and skill through archery.
The constellations, as described in Greek mythology, were mostly god-favoured heroes and beasts who received a place amongst the stars as a memorial of their deeds. They were regarded as semi-divine spirits--living, conscious entities which strode across the heavens.
Every symbol has a story and this is true for the different signs of the zodiac as well. Who could have thought that the symbol of the mountain goat that represents Capricorn is actually not completely a goat but partly fish and partly goat or that the fishes that represent Pisces are actually the Greek gods of love Eros and Aphrodite.
Join us for stargazing and to learn more about your symbol and sign through the Greek Zodiac.
Atlas was responsible for bearing the weight of the heavens on his shoulders, a burden given to him as punishment by Zeus.
Poseidon was god of the sea, earthquakes, storms, and horses and is considered one of the most bad-tempered, moody and greedy Olympian gods. He was known to be vengeful when insulted.