Mythology

The great Roman philosopher Cicero popularized the parable behind the sword of Damocles through his book ‘Tusculan Disputations.’ (Image: Screenshot / YouTube)

A Profound Lesson: The Sword of Damocles

It was the great Roman philosopher Cicero who popularized the parable behind the sword of Damocles through his book Tusculan Disputations. The story has its origins in the palace of Dionysius, the tyrannical king who reigned over Syracuse between the…

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

The Myth of Sisyphus

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. He was the founder and first king of Ephyra (glorious city of Corinth). The stories portray him as being a cunning, selfish ruler who mocked and killed travelers and guests, mistreated…

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A Profound Lesson: The Sword of Damocles

It was the great Roman philosopher Cicero who popularized the parable behind the sword of Damocles through his book Tusculan Disputations. The story has its origins in the palace of…

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The Myth of Sisyphus

In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was the son of King Aeolus of Thessaly and Enarete. He was the founder and first king of Ephyra (glorious city of Corinth). The stories portray him as being a cunning,…