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Update on the Theogony Fundraiser

Ɔ. Martiana’s fundraiser for her new translation of Hesiod’s Theogony plus ancient Scholia is now at 510$, with a goal of 900$! Consider supporting the effort through ko-fi or Patreon!

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Fundraiser for a new Theogony translation

Ɔ. Martiana, sometime contributor to this site and always active over on SARTRIX, is currently working on a new, public domain translation of Hesiod’s Theogony, one that includes the ancient Scholia (explanatory comments) that have never been made available in … Continue reading

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The divine are happy: appropriate attitudes to worshipping divinity

In ancient Hellenic religion, it was understood that the Gods reside in an eternal state of happiness. This eternal bliss is one of the many unique features distinguishing the Gods from mortal-kind. Thus, happiness should be seen as an integral … Continue reading

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On Herbs. An Anonymous Greek Poem translated by Ɔ. Martiana

This ancient text on Hellenic herbalism has been translated to English for the first time by Ɔ. Martiana, a co-author of the Hellenic Faith website fluent in both ancient Greek and Latin! Please check it out here and consider purchasing … Continue reading

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All meat comes from sacrifice: Hellenic dietary laws on meat consumption

Animal sacrifice is often thought to be one of the essential practices of ancient Hellenic religion. Frequently the practice is given a central role in the religion, acting conceptually, if not in practice, as the premier ritual of ancient Greek … Continue reading

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