Monthly Archives: June 2013

Psyche, the Eagle, and the Crystal Chalice

The third task which Aphrodite gives Psyche to perform seems impossible.  The River Styx springs out of crag high in the mountains and from there begins its hidden decent into the valley and swamps before flowing into the Underworld.  Aphrodite … Continue reading

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Psyche’s Journey to the Underworld

The fourth task the Great Mother Aphrodite gives Psyche is to fetch some beauty cream from Persephone, Goddess and Queen of Hades’ Realm beneath the human world. Psyche sees this task as certain death and decides to throw herself from … Continue reading

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