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Valasca

15 days ago

INTP
Leo

5w4

5

4

What's you favorite myth, legend or folk lore story?
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Amber

10 days ago

INFJ
Aquarius

7w8

7

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Creatures and gods/ goddesses

Whos your favorite?

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Dan Havelin

11 days ago

ENFP
Aries

7w6

7

6

What did you guys think about the latest Thor movie?
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Anya

3 days ago

ESTJ
Pisces

8w7

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I said burned
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Joe

2 months ago

INFP
Aquarius

9w1

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The Disrespect of Diomedes

I just wanted to say that I think Diomedes does not get the respect he deserves from modern readers of the Iliad. Let's look at some highlights: - He's one of Athena's two favorites. Odysseus is the other, of course. But I'm just saying Athena never drove Odysseus' chariot. Bonus: although Odysseus acted like a coward previously, Diomedes did not call him out on it and regularly asked for Odysseus to accompany him on missions. - He brought the third largest army to Troy. Although one of the youngest Achaean kings, even elders like Nestor respected his counsel. - Takes out TWO gods on the battlefield. Sure, Athena let him see their corporeal forms but Diomedes did the rest. He even refrained from attacking Ares, at first, because Athena told him to only attack Aphrodite. When Athena chastises him for taking it easy, he basically responds that he's just trying to do as he's told. When she gives him the go-ahead, he takes out the literal god of war. - He understands fate and the bounds of mortality. When challenged by a Trojan, he straight up asks if the dude is immortal because Diomedes shouldn't be taking out more immortals (so modest). But then realized this dude's ancestor was friends with his grandfather so decided they should be friends too (so honorable). We remember characters like Odysseus and Achilles but Diomedes gets no respect. It's always bothered me and now I can put it out there into the internet ether lol. Thank you for humoring me. There's more but I've bored you enough. Have a great day! If you believe other mythological figures got the short end of the proverbial stick, tell me all about them!

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Juan Galarza

2 months ago

ENTJ
Gemini

9w1

9

1

Who would win in a fight Zues or Odin?
Zues
27%
Zues
Odin
73%
Odin
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Michael

1 month ago

INTP
Cancer

5w6

5

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Does anyone else have a thing for Norse mythology or is it just me?
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Matt

3 days ago

ESFP
Aries

7w8

7

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Let's have a debate about reality 🤣
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Laven Dauntes

1 month ago

INFJ
Aries

7w6

7

6

Who gave their babies mythology names? Named my oldest Atlas..
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