Stephen Fry

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    {EN} Mythos – Stephen Fry

    1. There is absolutely nothing academic or intellectual about Greek mythology; it is addictive, entertaining, approachable and astonishingly human. 2. ‘Now. Consider how everything began. En arche en Chaos. In the beginning was Chaos. Out of Chaos came the First Order – Erebus, Nyx, Hemera and their generation – followed by the Second Order, our grandparents Gaia and Ouranos, yes?’ Prometheus gave a cautious nod. ‘Gaia and Ouranos, who then unleashed upon creation the catastrophic aberration of you people, the Titans –’ ‘Hey!’ ‘– and next came all those nymphs and spirits, endless minor deities and monsters and animals and what have you, and finally the culmination. Us. The gods.…