Atalanta is a female character from Greek mythology with certain peculiarities that make her particularly interesting. Actually the entire Greek mythology is encrusted in the Western culture.
Pygmalion is a Greek myth constantly reinterpreted
The eruption of the Vesuvius in the afternoon of the 24th of August of the year 79 (such an accurate date is in dispute) destroyed the lively and jovial city of Pompeii, near Naples (Neapolis = new city) and paradoxically preserved its ruins for centuries, until the year 1748.
Apollonian” is self-controlled person. In contrast, “dionysian” is an impulsive person.
For many connoisseurs and lovers of Latin literature, Virgil is the first poet due to his epic poem the “Aeneid”. The second poet would be the lyrical Horace.
Without any doubt, the biggest agent of destruction is man himself. A kind of Mosquito expelled the man from Paestum, and several Greek temples in the area have lasted until today in a remarkable state of preservation.
The forces of nature are powerful, uncontrollable and destructive, but sometimes produce unexpected results