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  1. Native American Legends of Mount Katahdin: Home of Powerful Thunderbirds and the Lord of Storms

    ... Indians Legends of Mount Shasta: “The Abode of the Devil” Part I – The Legend of J.C. Brown While Thoreau found no ...

    jason and sarah - 22/09/2018 - 18:54

  2. Goddess… or Demon? Hidden History of Vinayaki, the Mysterious Elephant-Headed Woman of Hindu Myth

    In one of the shrines of the Thanumalayan temple in Kanyakumari district, India, is the stone sculpture of a four-armed deity sitting cross-legged in Sukhasana (“easy pose” - similar to sitting in a simple cross-legged position) holding a battle-axe, a large shell, a vase and a staff around which the deity entwines a long trunk. At first glance, one would think that this is the famous elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha, except that this deity is clearly female.

    MartiniF - 30/10/2017 - 14:37

  3. The Ancient Art of Magic, Curses and Supernatural Spells

    ... curse is to repent and find salvation. The infamous Devil’s Bible , a massive manuscript that legend says was written in a single night by a monk in a pact with the devil, is said to be cursed and brings misfortune to any who possess it. ...

    lizleafloor - 25/10/2014 - 22:56

  4. The Strange and Unexplained Phenomenon of Raining Stones

    ... attributed to creatures of supernatural origin or even the devil. In 1690, folklorist Robert Kirk wrote in his book “The Secret ... in a pamphlet titled “Lithobolia, or the Stone-Throwing Devil.” An illustration of a rain of stones from “Don ...

    aprilholloway - 12/09/2015 - 00:59

  5. Revealing the Ramesseum Medical Papyri and Other Remarkable Finds from the Temple of Ramesses II

    The mortuary temple of Ramesses II is one of the most magnificent temples in the Theban necropolis in Upper Egypt. It was discovered by Jean-Francois Champollion, the same man who deciphered the Egyptian hieroglyphs. When he arrived at the temple, he read the name of the pharaoh - Ramesses. The temple is also known as the House of Millions of years, and it was built in memory of the reign of Ramesses II.

    Natalia Klimczak - 02/12/2016 - 14:50

  6. The Hidden Origins of Il Separatio: Manuscripts Deemed Dangerous and Banned

    ... legend placed the third entity midway between God and the Devil, the medieval church did not want people to begin to wonder which entity ...

    valdar - 19/12/2015 - 21:43

  7. The Religion Book: Places, Prophets, Saints, and Seers

    From Aaron (the first high priest of Israel) to Zoroastrianism (once the dominant religion in Persia), The Religion Book provides an encyclopedic look at the practices of yesterday and today. Christians, Buddhists, Wiccans and the rest may have questions about others' belief or even their own, and The Religion Book expertly explains the similarities, differences, and original ideologies of believers and skeptics around the world. Are Nirvana and Heaven the same? Who are the Raelians, and why are they cloning people?

    ancient-origins - 08/07/2017 - 00:24

  8. Anti-Vampire Rituals Practiced in Bulgaria up until 25 Years Ago

    Bulgarian archaeologist Nikolay Ovcharov has said that anti-vampire rituals, which have been practiced since at least the 13th century, only stopped being practiced around 25 years ago.

    aprilholloway - 06/10/2013 - 02:24

  9. 800-year-old message carved into Rune Stick Shows Ancient Code still used in Middle Ages

    ... of cold butter before it was conserved, and some little devil of a root has gouged its way along the inscription on one side, which is ...

    lizleafloor - 02/05/2015 - 14:23

  10. Quick as a Fox, Powerful as a Demon: Legendary Foxes and Their Trickster/Temptress Ways

    ... due to its blazing red color, it became the symbol for the devil, adding to the fox’ already rather complex characterization. ...

    MartiniF - 22/05/2017 - 15:46

  11. Face of Notorious “Witch” Digitally Reconstructed 300 Years after her Death

    ... She confessed – after she had been tortured – that the Devil was her lover and master. Fife Council archaeologist Douglas ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 01/11/2017 - 21:53

  12. Spirits in Stone The Secrets of Megalithic America

    ... at a burial complex near the tip of Long Island and runs to Devil’s Tombstone in Greene County, New York. He shows how the line runs at ...

    ancient-origins - 19/05/2018 - 01:44

  13. Child Doodles Discovered in 14th Century Manuscript

    ... depict a human, a cow or horse and some kind of demon or devil. “I was looking through a database of medieval manuscripts online ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 16/07/2016 - 00:43

  14. Christkind: How Does this Christmas Gift-Bringer Differ from Santa Claus?

    ... Krampus, Son of Hel: The Ancient Origins of the Christmas Devil Rare Holiday Full Moon Will Provide Special Christmas Light for ...

    dhwty - 25/09/2017 - 02:00

  15. The Oxford Illustrated History of Witchcraft and Magic

    ... the rise of the witch trials, and the depiction of the Devil-worshipping witch. The book also covers the more recent history of ...

    ancient-origins - 03/03/2018 - 00:07

  16. Rapidly Closing American Churches Are Shadowed by The Meteoric Rise in Witchcraft

    ... evil, wherein witchcraft was associated with worship of the Devil - the anti-Christ. Witches by   Hans Baldung . Woodcut, ...

    ashley cowie - 19/11/2018 - 13:50

  17. Unlucky Number for Museum Thief Who Was Caught After Putting 666 Artifacts on ebay

    ... has become one of the most widely recognized symbols for the devil and is thought to bring bad luck. For one French worker at the Orleans ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 19/12/2016 - 21:55

  18. A Tradition Revived? Inverted Christmas Trees May Have Pagan Roots

    ... Krampus, Son of Hel: The Ancient Origins of the Christmas Devil Santa the Shaman Comes to the New World: The Shapeshifting ...

    Alicia McDermott - 14/12/2017 - 14:00

  19. Medieval Monsters

    The medieval world was teeming with monsters--on the edges of manuscript pages, on the fringes of maps, not to mention crowding in from all sides of the known world. Believed to dwell in exotic, remote areas, these inexplicable parts of God's creation aroused fear, curiosity, and wonder in equal measure. Powerfully captured in the illustrations that filled bestiaries, travel books, and even Bibles and devotional works, these misshapen brutes continue to delight audiences today with their vitality and humor.

    ancient-origins - 21/04/2018 - 01:32

  20. Baphomet: Was the Diabolical Demon Really Worshipped by Knights Templars?

    ... the occult, specifically as a representation of evil and the Devil. What is Baphomet? The earliest known reference to Baphomet can be ...

    dhwty - 04/11/2018 - 19:00