Is Santa Canadian? No! He is Turkish: Who Is Santa Claus - The True Story of Saint Nicholas
At the time the area was Greek and is now on the southern coast of Turkey ... The emir, or ruler, selected Basilios to be his personal cupbearer, as not knowing the language, Basilios would not understand what the king said to those around him.
The Value, Viability, and Relevance of Greek Mythology in Today's Society
Aquarius was the "cupbearer to the gods", and Pisces was a fish used by Aphrodite. Greek mythology influenced weather in that the goddess of the harvest created the seasons summer, winter, fall, and spring, because of her sadness over the kidnapping of her ...
Be the world’s cupbearer
The turning of a heart requires God’s people to be in place and position to create that point with which a heart can be turned. The Greek word for “cupbearer” as used in this verse is mashqeh (pr. mash-keh), which means “causing to drink ...
Happy Father's Day to the ancient father gods: Part 1
Yu-Huang, however, became a cupbearer to Yuang-Shi possibly unaware the old god was his father. When the reign of the old god came to an end, he named Yu Huang as his successor as Emperor of China. Yu-Huang turned down the role believing he was not worthy ...
Nick Benton’s Gay Science, Part 26 This Week: Ganymede & the Three Greek Terms for Love
Olympus, where he was assigned “cup bearer for the gods,” and was ultimately honored by Zeus by being transformed into the starry constellation of Aquarius. The earliest ancient Greek myth with an explicitly homosexual theme is the story of the ...