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  1. Creatures of the Land, Sea and Heavens: Ancient Beliefs in Animal Counterparts

    ... such as the Fox and the Whale, are evil and represent the devil. The allegories for the Fox and the Whale are as follows: “The fox represents the devil, who pretends to be dead to those who retain their worldly ways, and only ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 25/12/2016 - 00:45

  2. The Genghis Khan Biography: Military Genius, Genocidal Maniac, Serial Abuser Of Women

    ... al-tawarikh manuscript. ( Public Domain ) The Devil Had A Violent Upbringing Viennese doctor Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) ... the Genghis Khan Biography: Death And Disappearance Of The Devil In just 20 years, Genghis ruled an empire twice the size of Rome's and ...

    ashley cowie - 21/10/2018 - 18:58

  3. Toxicity at Gateway to Hell Explains ‘Miracle’ in Ancient City of Hierapolis

    “Hell is empty and all the devils are here,” said William Shakespeare, and now, new scientific findings tells us how the devils got here! And it was through a “gateway to the underworld” located in the ancient Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis, in modern-day Turkey.

    ashley cowie - 19/02/2018 - 13:55

  4. Blemmyes: The Headless Men of Ancient and Medieval Mythology

    The Blemmyes are an example of various species of bizarre creatures rumored, in antiquity and later, to inhabit remote parts of the world - from dog-headed humanoids to strange men with a single large foot, and many other weird and wonderful beings.

    dhwty - 24/08/2018 - 18:23

  5. Jinn: Tales of Wish Masters Throughout Time

    ... jinn without fully perceiving their reality. From Jinn to Devil It is said that, after Allah created man, he asked angels and jinn to ... he was banished from Paradise and he became the Devil, under the name of Sheitan. This change caused Allah sent prophets to ...

    valdar - 10/01/2016 - 03:08

  6. 17th Century Letter Allegedly Written by Possessed Nun Decoded For the First Time

    ... Satan Supreme Court Judge: Of Course I Believe in the Devil! ...Do You? Live Science says a written account about the ... Maria Crocifissa della Concezione had been possessed by the devil, while others say it was the nun’s elaborate creation. For his part, ...

    Alicia McDermott - 20/09/2017 - 14:01

  7. The Surprising Truth About Fasting for Lent

    ... Science to Flesh out the Face of Religion The devil carries Jesus up to a mountain to tempt him with an earthly kingdom (Luke ... him to commune with God and to strengthen him against the devil’s temptations. It is little wonder, then, that later Christians began ...

    ancient-origins - 29/03/2018 - 13:57

  8. 10 Ancient Symbols You Think You Know the Meaning Of (But You Probably Don’t)

    ... was performed by barbers and physicians. The Devil’s Horns Most of us think of hard rock music when we see the devil’s horns, but this symbol’s history goes all the way back to ancient ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 21/12/2017 - 18:59

  9. The Enigma of the Thracians and the Orpheus Myth – Part 2

    ... to retrieve his dead wife, Eurydice, and did so through the Devil’s Throat, a cave in the Rhodope Mountains, south-eastern Bulgaria. I went there looking for answers. The Devil’s Throat Cave. Credit: Mado Martinez In the ancient legend, the ...

    madomartínez - 12/06/2014 - 13:27

  10. The Bizarre Crucifixion of Margaretta Peter: The Short Life of a Prodigy and Devoted Christian

    ... continuously. Margaretta also began to speak about the Devil warning her followers that his forces were loose in the world. Margaretta believed that she was the only one standing between the Devil and the rest of humanity. Luther's translation of the Bible, ...

    dhwty - 23/02/2019 - 18:55

  11. Shakespeare’s Ghosts Live! What Secret Messages do The Spirits Reveal about the Nature of Reality?

    ... witches were accused and burnt for conspiracy involving the devil. James attended one of the trials, dismissing at first the involvement of the devil until one of the witches convinced him of her powers, unwittingly sealing ...

    Annekatrin and Adrian - 20/10/2017 - 22:59

  12. The Exorcism Of Marthe Brossier: The First Exorcism With Scientific Controls

    ... they had proof had Protestants were in league with the devil. The voice that spoke through her belly even while her mouth was ... ‘Saint Peter Martyr Exorcizing a Woman Possessed by a Devil’, 1445/55 by Antonio Vivarini. ( Art Institute Chicago ) The ...

    Mark Oliver - 18/08/2018 - 18:48

  13. Not a Great Place to Pass at Night: Haunted Mounds from Prehistoric Times

    ... in Marlow ) One of the legends speaks about how the Devil intended to cover the city of Devizes in Wiltshire with earth. A shoemaker took a bag full of used shoes and went to meet the Devil. The man encountered the Devil while he was resting after having carried ...

    valdar - 09/12/2015 - 00:45

  14. Fantastic Beasts: Grindelwald, Dark Fantasies and Secret Societies

    ... of a coven with Grindelwald fulfilling the role of the devil. His followers must swear their loyalty and do his bidding. In secret ... The Obscene Kiss, an illustration of witches kissing the Devil’s anus. Woodcut by Francesco Maria Guazzo (1608). Public domain ...

    ancient-origins - 28/10/2018 - 17:58

  15. High status Anglo-Saxon burials in Suffolk, England, may be linked to ancient King of East Anglia

    ... as it stood just on the East Anglian side of the Devil's Dyke, a major earthwork stretching between the Fen edge and the ... defend the East Anglian region from attack. The Devil's Dyke, near Exning, where King Anna is believed to have been in 631 ( ...

    lizleafloor - 20/11/2014 - 00:29

  16. Mysterious America: the revised edition

    ... Panthers," "Maned Mystery Cats," "Mystery Kangaroos and Devil Monkeys," "Eastern Bigfoot: Momo and Marked Hominids"; and new material and updates to several chapters, "Devil Names and Fortean Places," "Alligators in the Sewers," "Giant Snakes," ...

    ancient-origins - 14/05/2016 - 02:27

  17. Fantasies from Evil Spirits? Faeries in the Medieval Imagination

    ... the faeries were the result of delusions orchestrated by the Devil and his evil minions for various nefarious purposes. This was (from 1184) ... is that Gwyn and his faeries were merely the work of the Devil, conjured up to tempt the saint. But these texts only give us a top-down ...

    nrushton - 27/01/2017 - 16:00

  18. Have archaeologists found the last known witch grave in Scotland?

    ... grim faced committee of church elders that she had met the Devil in a cornfield and had accepted him as her lover and master. The terrified woman described how she and the devil had led many others, whom she named, in a wild heathenish dance. ...

    aprilholloway - 31/10/2014 - 00:54

  19. The Magical Tale of Mother Shipton: A Cave of Stories and Secrets

    ... around it, that was proof that Ursula was a daughter of the Devil. An image said to be a portrait of Mother Shipton. ( ... which they saw as proof of her being a daughter of the devil. Ursula grew up as a lonely child, focused on her inner world. She ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 13/03/2016 - 23:59

  20. The Black Masses of La Voisin: How a Fortune Teller Became a Murderess in the French Royal Court

    ... print of Catherine Deshayes’ portrait held by a winged devil. ( Public Domain ) Catherine’s spiritual abilities ... although rumors suggested that his power came from the devil. A witness of the black masses suggested that Montespan was trying to ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 05/11/2016 - 13:51