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  1. Australian Aboriginals - Creation Myth

    ... men and others were like animals. In fact, according to the myths it is believed that our ancestors were able to change shape and become ... suggest that Christianity altered the original Aboriginal myths and included elements from The Bible. In the Aboriginal tribes the ...

    aprilholloway - 18/03/2013 - 13:08

  2. Aphrodite Rock: The Birthplace of a Goddess

    ... to Aphrodite rock. (Ioannis Syrigos) What are the Other Myths about Aphrodite Rock? Not all the myths surrounding the Aphrodite Rock, however, are related to the Greek goddess ...

    dhwty - 24/12/2018 - 23:22

  3. Deucalion Myth – The great Flood from Greece

    ... ones to survive the cataclysm, just as in the Sumerian Myths . It is important to make a few observations: a)     The story has several similarities with other flood myths, including the Christian and Sumerian Myths . b)     One of the ...

    johnblack - 24/03/2013 - 14:54

  4. The Mythology of Nut, Mother of Gods

    ... boat and continued his travels until sunset” (Egyptian Myths, 2014). In any event, Ra did not want four new gods to come into the ... ) By Kerry Sullivan Sources: Egyptian Myths. "Ancient Egypt: The Mythology - Nut."  Ancient Egypt: The Mythology - ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 26/11/2016 - 00:39

  5. The Milesians: Mythic Origins of the Ancient Irish

    ... "The Coming of the Sons of Miled", in T. W. Rolleston's Myths & Legends of the Celtic Race. (Fæ / Public Domain ) When ... Rolleston, T., 1911. Myths and Legends of the Celtic Race. [Online] Available at: ...

    dhwty - 11/03/2019 - 02:02

  6. Xolotl – The Underworld Dog God of the Aztecs

    ... role in the Aztec belief system, and he appears in several myths. Xolotl, as originally published in the Codex Fejervary-Mayer, ... may be seen in the way Xolotl is depicted, as well as in the myths he is in. For example, in Aztec art, this god is usually depicted as ...

    dhwty - 29/04/2018 - 18:52

  7. Matching Myth and Genetics: Revealing the Origins of the Inca Through Modern DNA

    ... history vanishes in time as it intermingles with myths due to the lack of writing systems before the arrival of the European ... Mythology of Inca Origins There were two foundational myths for the origin of the Incas before they established themselves in Cusco ...

    ancient-origins - 12/04/2018 - 14:02

  8. The Hell of Tartarus, Ancient Greek Prison of the Damned

    ... being is not very well known, as it features rarely in Greek myths. By contrast, the concept of Tartarus as a place is much better known. ... by contrast does not get this type of treatment in the myths. Aion and Gaia with four children, perhaps the personified ...

    dhwty - 13/03/2016 - 20:53

  9. The Pagan Attis and Christian Jesus: A Spurious Connection?

    ... was part of a re-enactment of one of the principle myths regarding Attis and Cybele. It is claimed by some that Attis died on a ... of the Cybele cult. ( Public Domain ) Attis Myths and Truth How much truth is there to these claims? Not a lot of ...

    Caleb Strom - 22/02/2018 - 19:00

  10. Mount Athos – Garden of the Mother of God and Holiest of Holy Mountains to Some

    ... of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. Myths of the Origin of Mount Athos Mount Athos is located on the easternmost ...

    dhwty - 15/02/2019 - 01:59

  11. Icelander Sagas May Have More Truth to Them than You Think

    Myths and legends – purely the creation of creative and imaginative minds, ... probably less brutal than many people assume. Myths and legends – purely the creation of creative and imaginative minds, ... Public Domain ) About 400 years later, myths had become known as fiction, superstition, and fantasy. They were ...

    aprilholloway - 14/10/2017 - 02:00

  12. An Ambiguous Amphibian: The Everchanging Frog Symbol in World Myth

    ... female creation energy. Frogs appear in ancient stories, myths, legends, religions, diets, art, and proverbs. Frogs and ... female creation energy. Frogs appear in ancient stories, myths, legends, religions, diets, art, and proverbs. Frogs as Symbols of ...

    ashley cowie - 07/02/2018 - 13:56

  13. Glastonbury Tor, England

    ... maze with magical symbolism. There are many myths associated with Glastonbury that go back thousands of years to figures like Joseph of Arimathea and King Arthur . Myths about the Tor claim that it was a 'land of the dead', a portal, a magic ...

    aprilholloway - 27/01/2013 - 15:47

  14. Mythical Ireland – New Light on the Ancient Past

    ... 5,000-year-old megalithic monuments and their associated myths. The book represents a fascinating and engaging journey through time, ... with the stones of Newgrange? What were the indigenous Irish myths about the Milky Way? Did someone try to steal the Tara Brooch? Why are ...

    ancient-origins - 27/01/2018 - 03:43

  15. Hereford Mappa Mundi: Legendary Cities, Monstrous Races, and Curious Beasts in a Single World Map

    ... and animals, wild and strange creatures, and classical myths. More than just a map, the “Cloth of the World” remains one of the ... Bible) - the largest manuscript in the world Myths and Legends Eight classical legends are included on the elaborate map. ...

    lizleafloor - 11/09/2018 - 01:22

  16. Legends of the Selkies, Hidden Gems of Sea Mythology

    ... in the mythology of Scandinavia, Scotland and Ireland. Their myths are romantic tragedies, a common theme for land/sea romances, however it ... such as the wives of fisherman. It appears more common in myths that the "predator" Selkies are usually the males, as tales indicate the ...

    Riley Winters - 08/08/2016 - 03:49

  17. Norse Mythology

    ... Neil Gaiman presents a dazzling version of the great Norse myths. Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating ... tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, ...

    ancient-origins - 10/11/2017 - 18:24

  18. In the Spirit of Science: Casting Light on the Enchanting Will-o’-the-Wisp

    ... with the origins of these mystery lights; thus, legends and myths appear in almost every ancient culture surrounding Will-o’-the-Wisps. ... with the origins of these mystery lights; thus, legends and myths appear in almost every ancient culture surrounding Will-o’-the-Wisps. ...

    ashley cowie - 08/02/2018 - 18:56

  19. Dragons: Exploring the Ancient Origins of the Mythical Beasts

    ... walk. This may be a clue as to why the dragons in European myths are often depicted as reptiles rearing up to slay warriors. In a similar ... out of the water to catch prey. However, dragons in Asiatic myths tend to be more serpents like. Did legends of dragons ...

    Kerry Sullivan - 07/08/2016 - 21:43

  20. In the Wake of the Stronsay Globster

    ... this. Globsters are where sea monsters came from! Myths and legends often feature gigantic octopuses, which were actually ... creature which appears in so many Scottish legends, myths and sailors’ tales had been discovered. Sketch of the ... folklore such as the water kelpie. Many northern Scottish myths were based upon the natural elements of the turbulent and ever changing ...

    ashley cowie - 27/03/2017 - 18:58

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