Hyperborea

Definition

In Greek mythology, Hyperborea was the land located to the far north of the known world and it was so remote it was considered even beyond the North Wind. There a legendary race known as the Hyperboreans lived and worshipped the sun god Apollo.

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Timeline

  • c. 800 BCE
    The first mention of Hyperborea in Greek literature (Hesiod's 'Catalogue)'.
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