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  1. Ancient Fears to Keep You Up at Night - The End Really, Really is Nigh

    ... Asteroid Impact Greek, Egyptian, Roman, and Chinese myths, arts, and crafts depict comets and asteroids in the sky and there are ...

    ashley cowie - 22/01/2018 - 18:55

  2. Ancient Rainwater Harvesting: It Fell From The Sky and Became Worshiped by Every Civilization

    ... with air, earth, and fire, has a firm hold in religions, myths, and their associated ceremonies. The cultural belief in rainmaking, or ...

    ashley cowie - 26/10/2018 - 22:56

  3. Ancient Mythology Is Embedded Within the Constantine TV Series

    ... to Sabine Baring-Gould (1873) in his book “Curious Myths of the Middle Ages”, the process to make a Hand of Glory is as follows: ...

    valdar - 22/03/2018 - 17:58

  4. The Exceptional Cuban Underwater City: Prehistoric Ramifications of its Origins – Part II

    ... has a concave shape? Perhaps they might use a metaphor, as myths often tend to do, to symbolize the concavity of the basin. The ...

    Brad Yoon - 28/02/2016 - 00:52

  5. Dogs, Ancient and Modern: A Mythological History

    ... that we have been inspired to preserve their stories, myths and histories so that future generations would profit by them.   ...

    Gerald Hausman - 23/10/2016 - 00:50

  6. The Real Story of Medusa: Protective Powers from a Snake-Haired Gorgon

    ... Creed franchise . These factors remind us that myths of the ancient world are still alive and with us in the modern world. ...

    dhwty - 18/04/2019 - 19:18

  7. The Venomous Visha Kanyas Versus the Thugs: Which Would You Prefer Were Real?

    ... of India. Available at: http://www.ancient-origins.net/myths-legends/thuggees-cult-assassins-india-002145 Chaurasia, R. S. (2002) ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 28/06/2017 - 14:01

  8. Bestiary, The Book of Beasts: Compendiums of Medieval Monsters and Moral Lessons

    ... They also convey the richness and importance of cultural myths, as the wild animals and strange, imaginary beasts found in the aged ...

    lizleafloor - 19/11/2015 - 00:45

  9. Stories of the Druids Abound, But What is the Hard Archaeological Evidence?

    ... Britannia, Druids and the Surprisingly Modern Origins of Myths Pagans in a Modern World: What is Neopaganism? Druids’ ...

    Jack Wilkin - 16/03/2019 - 17:41

  10. The Columbus Myth – Part 2

    ... that the United States decided that they `would not contest myths that Columbus discovered America. Columbus was sent to the Americas to ...

    afaram - 04/08/2014 - 23:13

  11. Divine, Demonic, or Something In-Between: How the Changing Face of Elves Reflects the Zeitgeist

    Just as human culture has changed over the centuries, supernatural creatures also change with time. For example, elves were originally a type of nature spirit similar to Nymphs in Greek mythology. During the Middle Ages, however, they gained a more sinister reputation as a cause of mischief and disease. They were often thought of as either changelings or hidden folk. This may have been partly because elves had to be modified to fit into a Christian worldview.

    Caleb Strom - 01/09/2017 - 01:50

  12. Real-Life Lord of the Flies: The Strange and Violent History of Pitcairn Island

    ... Phantom islands on ancient maps dismissed as mirages, myths, or mistakes Juana Maria, the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island ...

    Joanna Gillan - 27/07/2018 - 00:05

  13. The Australian Yowie: Mysterious Legends of a Tribe of Hairy People

    ... hairy hominids are universal, timeless and found in the myths and folklores of cultures across the world.  Called the “Yeti" in the ...

    Bryan Hill - 15/08/2018 - 19:12

  14. Ten Powerful and Fearsome Women of the Ancient World

    A quick perusal of the Forbes ‘World’s Most Powerful Women’ list for 2017, will reveal female politicians, heads of industry and billionaire philanthopists at the top of the list. The likes of Angela Merkel, Theresa May and Melinda Gates top the list for the influence their actions have on the modern world. However, when it comes to the Forbes 2018 Worlds Most Powerful People list, there are only 3 women in the top 50 positions.

    Joanna Gillan - 01/08/2018 - 23:04

  15. Mountain of Light: The History and Lore of the Koh-i-Noor Diamond

    ... the British government stole the diamond.  Truths and myths be told, the beauty, mystery and tales surrounding the Koh-i-Noor only ...

    Olga Gonzalez - 15/01/2016 - 14:54

  16. Prehistory Decoded at Gobekli Tepe: From a Cataclysmic Event Dawns the Origin and Perhaps the End of Civilization

    ... of the Hollow Earth and Underground Civilizations Myths and Meteors: How Ancient Cultures Explained Comets and Other Chunks of ...

    Martin Sweatman - 12/04/2019 - 18:45

  17. Mexico’s Haunted City of Thunder – El Tajin: Surprising Connections Between Cultures Worlds and Eras Apart

    ... similarities between the Tajin bas-relief and ancient Hindu myths. On the panel, one can appreciate all the typical elements and ...

    Marco M. Vigato - 17/11/2017 - 13:57

  18. Floating Islands Seen at Sea: Myth and Reality – Part 2

    ... surprisingly, they are of little value to the historian of myths or literature who might be interested in studying stories about floating ...

    chetvanduzer - 03/08/2014 - 01:00

  19. Espada de Anibal - The Mystery Behind Hannibal’s Magical Lost Sword

    ... into the river where, 50-100 years later, it was picked up. Myths and mysteries about magical blades, rivers, and stones appear throughout ...

    ancient-origins - 11/11/2018 - 23:06

  20. Parallel Worlds – Events in Game of Thrones Based on Real Historical Events

    ... happened. This is probably also true of the most enduring myths. They endure so long because there probably is some truth to them. The ...

    Caleb Strom - 08/08/2017 - 18:54

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