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Open Echo (Greek mythology)
Echo (Greek mythology)

Echo was a nymph whose myth provided an explanation for the phenomenon of sound echoing. More important, the two main versions of her story highlight

Electra (Greek mythological figure)

In Greek mythology. Electra was the daughter of Agamemnon, king of Mycenae, and Clytemnestra. Years after her mother killed her father, Electra and

Open Eleusinian mysteries
Eleusinian mysteries

Ceremonies in honour of the Greek deities Demeter , goddess of corn, and her daughter Persephone , queen of the underworld, celebrated in the

Open Elves

A race of supernatural beings in Germanic and Norse folklore. In Britain, over the centuries, they came to be almost synonymous with the diminutive

Open Eos (Greek deity)
Eos (Greek deity)

Eos was the ancient Greek goddess of dawn. She took many mortal lovers, who usually suffered as a result of her attentions. The most famous was


long, exalted narrative poem, usually on a serious subject, centered on a heroic figure. The earliest epics, known as primary, or original, epics,

Open Eros (Greek deity)
Eros (Greek deity)

According to one source, Eros, the Greek god of sexual love, was one of the earliest deities, created out of the primeval chaos. He was the catalyst

Open Eschatology

Doctrines of the end of time. Christian eschatology concerns the end of this Earth and of time; the resurrection of the dead; the Antichrist ; the

Open Europa (Astronomy)
Europa (Astronomy)

The smallest of the four Galilean satellites of Jupiter and the only one inferior in size and mass to the Moon. It has a diameter of 3138 km and its