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  1. Pasiphae: Daughter of the Sun, Wife of a King, and Mother of the Minotaur

    ... mentioned. There is no more about her in the surviving Greek myths. However, some ancient authors recorded that there was a cult dedicated ... [Online] Available at: http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends-europe/myth-minotaur-00205 Encyclopedia Mythica, 1999. ...

    dhwty - 05/05/2018 - 23:00

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    ... Ancient Mysteries 4. Unravelling Ancient Myths & Legends Ancient knowledge is yours right now by diving ... the most enigmatic artifacts, lost cities, and surprising myths uncovered from our ancient past. Encounter new theories on ...

    ancient-origins - 23/05/2015 - 16:44

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    ... Ancient Mysteries 4. Unravelling Ancient Myths & Legends Ancient knowledge is yours right now by diving ... the most enigmatic artifacts, lost cities, and surprising myths uncovered from our ancient past. Encounter new theories on ...

    umesh1 - 18/07/2018 - 07:17

  4. Unidentified Flying Objects – the reality, the cover-up and the truth

    ... all over the world and have been recorded in history books, myths, legends and traditions for thousands of years. However, many accounts that are recorded in ancient texts are dismissed as mere myths and legends, while UFO sightings that have taken place in the last few ...

    johnblack - 21/12/2014 - 12:35

  5. The Sagas of the Icelanders May Not be Myth After All

    Despite numerous so-called myths which existed in stories, sagas and texts of our ancient past being proven true, many still insist that all myths and legends are simply down the imagination and creativity of our ... of the word began to evolve, and around 400 years later myths became limited to fictional tales of superstition or fantasy, symbolic ...

    aprilholloway - 02/10/2013 - 03:33

  6. Ancient Mythology Informs Modern Series: The Fantastical Folktales of Harry Potter

    ... no surprise that J.K. Rowling drew inspiration from ancient myths and legends. They are ‘classics’ for a reason, stories of these kinds ... Haynes, N. (2016) The myths and folktales behind Harry Potter. BBC culture. Available at:   http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20161122-the-myths-and-folktales-behind-harry-potter Hill, B. (2015) Cerberus: ...

    Alicia McDermott - 18/07/2018 - 23:02

  7. Steamy Fresco Discovered In Pompeii Bedroom Depicts The Seduction Of Queen Leda By A Swan

    ... - Leda and the Swan (c.1530). ( Public Domain ) Myths, They’re All About Archetypes Interestingly, a research article ... men, cyclopes and seven-headed hydra of ancient myths were also literal truths. And that just wouldn’t do! In attempting to ...

    ashley cowie - 20/11/2018 - 23:01

  8. Deadly Volcanoes: The Eruptions that Reshaped the World and Became Legends – Part I

    ... out warnings through time in the form of religious lessons, myths, legends and chronicles. These amazing, violent occurrences were so ... supernatural) to early cultures that since prehistoric times myths and legends have sprung up throughout societies in attempts to explain ...

    lizleafloor - 26/07/2015 - 00:17

  9. The Ancient Ruins On and Beneath the Sacred Lake Titicaca

    ... god of the Incas. ( Wikimedia Commons ) The Myths of Inti and Manco Capac on the Isla Del Sol There are a number of ... www.crystalinks.com , 2015. Inca Creation Myths. [Online] Available at: ...

    dhwty - 11/09/2018 - 18:27

  10. The Story of the Midgard Serpent: A Mythological Tailspin

    ... tail of the black cat. All in all, these intertwined myths are a potpourri of old belief systems going far back in time. They are ... own tail. ( Public Domain ) Spawning Modern Myths Here is proof that the older the tale, the more deeply rooted the ...

    Gerald Hausman - 17/12/2016 - 14:48

  11. Greek mythology and human origins

    ... around the 8 th century BCE. Hesiod combines all Greek myths and traditions to create this mythical cosmogony. According to ... to become the home of the gods. This is similar to other myths, like Sumerian myths, which describe how the earth was initially created ...

    johnblack - 30/01/2013 - 21:31

  12. Untwisting the Knotted History of Sea Witches

    ... life. Norse Myth of Sea the Sea Witch Within Norse myths sea witches were most often portrayed as magical, malevolent spirits who ... sea “rose like ashes and people were killed.” Other Myths of Magical Wind Control The mythological tradition of ‘tying the ...

    ashley cowie - 29/01/2018 - 18:52

  13. The Powerful Enki: Epic Sumerian, Babylonian, and Akkadian Deity

    ... and intelligence. Sumerian, Akkadian, and Babylonian Myths of Enki’s Family According to Sumerians (and the Akkadians), Enki ... ) Enki as a Trickster and One Who is Tricked In some myths, Enki is regarded as the father of the goddess Inanna, another major ...

    dhwty - 27/05/2017 - 14:04

  14. Quetzalcoatl: From Feathered Serpent to Creator God

    ... Why is the Plumed Serpent Ubiquitous? Aztec Creation myths A photo of La Venta Stela 19, the earliest known ... ( Public Domain ) Quetzalcoatl in Creation Myths Most importantly, however, is the elevation of Quetzalcoatl to the ...

    dhwty - 13/10/2017 - 22:54

  15. Dismembering the Great Goddess

    ... started with the rebellion against the Great Goddess. The myths and attributes of the Great Goddess are remarkably similar all over the ... of years - but then something went wrong. In the new myths, Tiamat, the Great Mother of the ancient Mesopotamians who had been the ...

    ancient-origins - 11/10/2018 - 16:17

  16. The Seductive Sirens of Greek Mythology: How the Heroes Resisted Temptation

    ... Discoveries of 2014 that Suggest there is Truth to Ancient Myths and Legends Are tales of mythical mermaids inspired by a real-life ... Seductive Song The sirens appear in many ancient Greek myths. One of the most famous of stories about the sirens can be found in ...

    dhwty - 07/06/2017 - 18:50

  17. Cascadia: A Vast, Dark Green Land of Mystery – Part II

    ... enough to supplant them. In the past, legends and myths were maligned by some critics as poor sources for historical research, ... of human history, I believe ancient legends and myths do contain accurate reminisces of historical events from the past, and ... future generations.  The Fall of Cascadia The Flood myths described in part one of this article are referenced from a number of ...

    D.W. Naef - 25/08/2016 - 21:47

  18. Fenrir: The Monstrous Wolf of Norse Legend

    ... needed to be contained. Odin and Fenris, from “Myths of the Norsemen from the Eddas and Sagas”, 1909. Public Domain ... Stock) References Abram, Christopher. Myths of the Pagan North: the gods of the Norsemen (Continuum International ...

    Riley Winters - 17/03/2019 - 16:29

  19. Butchered Dogs Consumed by Bronze Age Wolf Warriors in Rites Ceremonies

    ... News reports , such initiation ceremonies correlate with myths mentioned in texts from as early as 2,000 years ago by speakers of ... skin headdress ( CC BY-NC 2.0 ) The specific myths connect dogs and wolves to teenage bands of warriors. According to some ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 09/08/2017 - 22:55

  20. Sacrifice of Maya boy and man may have reenacted birth of sun and moon

    ... myth and ritual but it has been hard to associate specific myths with the remains of sacrificed people. The current study relates to an ... The origin of the sun and moon are major topics in Maya myths recorded from colonial times to the present. There is a strong ...

    Mark Miller - 23/04/2015 - 21:55

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