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King Midas was
a very wealthy king. Collecting gold was his
hobby, his joy and his life. One day as he sat
counting his wealth he
saw an old man asleep under a tree. He saw that it
was Silenus from the
court of Dionysus, God of wine. Midas was cunning
and treated Silenus
like a king for ten days before taking him back to
was grateful for the care lavished on his old
servant and told King
Midas that he would grant any wish that he made.
Midas asked that anything he touched would be
turned to gold. Dionysus
granted his wish but
warned him about his greed. Midas was very happy.
He touched a tree and it turned to gold. He touched
the walls of his
palace and it turned to gold. He touched his horse,
then his servant,
his food and finally his children. Everything
turned to gold.
A Little of Greek
created by especially for
Pomegranate SeedsThe Pomegranate
was often used as a herbal remedy to lengthen life
and restore vigou
r, these qualities often made it a symbolic link
between the living and the
Demeter had a beautiful daughter called Persephone.
Hades fell in love with her and wanted to marry her.
asked Zeus if he could marry her, Zeus dare not say
no because he did
not want to upset Hades. He knew that if he said
yes Demeter would be
angry. Whatever he answered would be wrong, so he
did not answer. Zeus
hoped that Hades would just forget Persephone.