Brief History of Immortality

August 6, 2011 in Ancient Myths, Classics, Fortean, Mainstream Religion, New Age Science, Other Faiths by Webmaster

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A Brief History of Immortality | Popular Science http://www.popsci.com/ According to Greek mythology, the goddess Eos asked Zeus to confer immortality on her Trojan lover Tithonus so she could enjoy his favors eternally…

 

In one of the early “be careful what you wish for” tales, Eos forgot to specify eternal youth and Tithonus eventually passed into never-ending decrepitude. Eos shut him in a room where he babbled to himself for the rest of time.   more

 

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Ancient Myths - News | Myth-OS
Myth-OS | Ancient Myths – Newshttp://myth-os.com/ancient-myths/The term mythology can refer to either the study of myths, or to a body of myths. Comparative mythology is the study of connections between myths from different cultures. Greek mythology is the body of myths from ancient Greece.

 


 


 



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