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A story that combines various ancient Greek myths, which fit perfectly in the adventures of Glaucus, on the Island of Lemnos, the holy island of Hephaestus and Cabeiri.
The hero of the book, admiring the old and famous heroes of ancient
Living in an island and hearing stories of sea monsters, his aim is to help sailors against the mysterious sea monsters, but eventually he discovers that the monsters are of an other kind, than he assumed...
The purpose of this modern myth – fairytale if you want - is to encourage children and adults to get in touch with the ancient Greek mythology, through the adventures of Glaucus.
A symbolic story with many ideas and messages about human nature, human relations, and our connection with nature. Messages which are particularly important at our epoch of global crisis, where we seek new standards and values.
“nourished” by the joy, peace, love, hope, serenity, humility, kindness, charity, compassion, generosity, truth, compassion. The poor human thoughts and actions can be balanced only by human love and altruism.
- Glacus, take a breath, do not be afraid, you will not drown. For a while, you are a creature of the sea too. We are still in the shallows, if you do not believe me and feel drowning just stand up and take your head out of the sea.”
we will be safe from the Sirens and the Mermaids.”
People have only a moment available, the present. Like Hercules, who had to choose between two paths, people are also asked to make their choices, to choose their path. This is not an easy decision to make.
taverns talk about. Do these monsters really exist?”
Centaur Chiron and us, we are heroes’ teachers.”
Tritonidia in Libya, where his Kingdom is”.
Simultaneously a yellow-red color started to be vibrated from the clam’s centre, and the whole room was lightened.
Sthenoe that meant strength and symbolized the power of the sea, Euryale that meant wide sea and Medusa which meant “govern”, “dominate”, “Protect”. On their heads they had snakes instead of hair and their threatening red eyes provoked a frightful sight that made one unable even to breathe.
At the moment that Perseus was cutting her head, Medusa gave birth to Chrysaora and Pegasus, the winged horse, that were the fruits of her union with Poseidon. Athena was given Medusa’s “Gorgoneio” head by the hero, and placed it on her shield, because even though it was dead, it could still turn to stone whoever looked at it. Medusa was not possible to die, though, but she was simply the shadow of herself and inhabited only in the deepest and darkest part of Hades’ kingdom. She no longer had the power to petrify anyone that looked at her, but Glaucus had almost been petrified by his terror.
behind the trees, “your cousins Amaryllis, Arethousa, Chrysopelia,
Even the beasts that follow Sirens have no food anymore, they become brutes. People bring food for the slaves by their ships and leave. No one wants to stay here anymore. They take gold and ores and leave. No state can survive here.”
. “He had already captured the Mermaids”
Pan joined his palms making a step so that Glaucus could get on as the Horses were very tall.
Protomedeia said boosting his morale.
If only their victory at the Poseidon kingdom has been also the end of the war at home likewise Protomedeia told him that would be great.