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Are there any other Greek gods/goddesses that actually remained loyal to their counterpart?

The following is a list of deities regarding whom I have found no occurrences of stories about them being unfaithful to their spouses. (It might be a noteworthy consideration that most of them are ...
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What does Tiresias's answer to the gods mean?

This is from Appolodorus 3.6.7. It does not refer to specific parts or phases of intercourse. You should read the numbers as percentages, as the translation indicates: Hence, when Hera and Zeus ...
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What mythological figures have died for love?

Queen Dido The legendary Carthaginian Queen Dido kills herself in despair after her lover Aeneas, son of Aphrodite, abandons her. Tristan & Isolde Joseph Campbell wrote about these two, ...
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What is the Myth that had Shakespeare inspired to write Romeo and Juliet?

The story is that of Pyramus and Thisbe, from Ovid's Metamorphoses. You have already covered almost everything he tells us in your question, but there are a couple of extra details: They were living ...
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Are there any love stories in Greek myth that don't have one or both dying?

Yes indeed. In fact there are at least two such stories which one might easily call typical happily-ever-after fairy-tale-style narratives, one of which is quite well-known and the other not enjoying ...
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Are there any love stories in Greek myth that don't have one or both dying?

Cupid and Psyche have a happy ending: But Cupid, being now recovered from his wound, and not able longer to bear the absence of his beloved Psyche, slipping through the smallest crack of the window ...
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