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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Researchers Claim Glastonbury Ancient Legends Made Up By Cash-Strapped Monks

    ... of King Arthur and his round table, among other ancient myths, were stories made up and peddled by enterprising monks at Glastonbury ... on the previous historical assumptions of the site, and the myths surrounding it. Inside ruins of Glastonbury Abbey. ( CC ...

    lizleafloor - 25/11/2015 - 00:49

  4. Is There Any Truth to the Existence and Damning Character Assassinations of Mighty Legendary Cyclopes?

    ... Their genesis seems to be more complicated than the myths which described them. Searching for any real origins of Cyclopes, and ... Cyclopes There is no convincing evidence supporting the myths about Cyclopes. However, the stories by famous ancient writers created a ...

    Natalia Klimczak - 18/03/2017 - 12:59

  5. Deep Mining the Mythology of Ganesha and the Ancient Temple Well

    ... about comparative mythology and religion: “Myths express characters and stories that are encoded into the human species in ... concerns.” Campbell invites us to dig into myths to find universal concerns. A particular myth of India, surrounding ...

    ashley cowie - 12/11/2018 - 13:59

  6. Thaumas and Electra: Unity of the Wonder of the Sea and Sparkling Light Bears Jason’s Tormentors

    ... Classical scholar, E. M. Berens, described Thaumas in The Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome as personifying “that ... either Thaumas or Elektra, as they appear in a number of myths. Originally, these creatures were thoughts to be wind spirits, in ...

    dhwty - 27/11/2018 - 13:44

  7. Exploring Ancient Lunar Legends as first Supermoon in Three Decades set to Dazzle Tonight

    ... CBS. Lunar legends The moon has been shrouded in myths and legends for thousands of years, many of which still persist to this ... 'Blood Moon' Coverage – Space.com The ever persistent myths about the super moon – Edmonton Journal  http://www.edmontonjournal.com/ever+persistent+myths+about+super+moon+with+video/10102910/story.html 7 Unusual Myths and ...

    aprilholloway - 27/09/2015 - 14:44

  8. Bloodsucking Baobhan Sith, Satan, and Dracula all Have Their Origins in Sumerian Vampires

    Many folktales, stories, and myths around the world begin with folk “straying from the path” and meeting ... vampires.  Many folktales, stories, and myths around the world begin with folk “straying from the path” and meeting ... archetype was played by Satan of Christianity, Loki in Norse myths, and in Native American mythology it was the Wendigo trickster.  ...

    ashley cowie - 17/09/2018 - 22:55

  9. Legends of the Unicorn Horn: Cures, Antidotes and Medicinal Magic

    Legends, myths and folkloric systems across the western world record legendary horned ... to us collectively as unicorns.  Legends, myths and folkloric systems across the western world record legendary horned ... World Cleansing (Water purification) In most myths and folkloric traditions the unicorn’s power is focused in its horn, ...

    ashley cowie - 25/09/2018 - 19:03

  10. The Supernatural Traditions of the Alaskan Shaman

    ... people’s world views were stitched together with beliefs, myths, rituals and ceremonies relating to the most prevalent wildlife in any ... ancient crafts and artifacts, symbols and architecture, myths and legends telling thought-provoking stories which together offer ...

    ashley cowie - 26/10/2018 - 16:21

  11. Diana and Actaeon: When an Innocent Encounter Turned Deadly

    ... of Babylon, 1884. ( The British Library ) The two myths are similar only in the transformation of a human being into an animal - ... [Dalley, S. (trans.), 2008. The Epic of Gilgamesh , in Myths from Mesopotamia, Creation, the Flood, Gilgamesh, and Others . Oxford: ...

    dhwty - 27/01/2019 - 22:18

  12. The Secret Lives of Elves and Faeries: The Truth behind the Story of Rev Robert Kirk

    ... believed to have been an amalgamation of legends and myths the reverend collected during his life, condensed into a single work.  ... Discoveries of 2014 that Suggest there is Truth to Ancient Myths and Legends The meaning of the word Myth Bardsey ...

    Riley Winters - 08/06/2015 - 03:49

  13. Thor: How a Norse Warrior God of Thunder Handles a Predicament

    ... this god, and he appears in many of the well-known Norse myths. Whilst the Norse know him as Thor, other Germanic peoples refer to this ... the earth goddess. His wife, though seldom mentioned in the myths, is Sif. Although considered to be strongest of the Norse gods, Thor is ...

    dhwty - 11/04/2018 - 19:01

  14. Helios: The Sun God From Greek Mythology

    ... turn to cross the sky. Minor Roles for Helios in Greek Myths Another well-known myth involving Helios was when his son almost ... trees. Helios also played a minor role in many Greek myths. For example, his power to see everything on earth and in the heavens ...

    Alicia McDermott - 27/09/2018 - 19:00

  15. Was Comic Book Hero Superman Influenced by the Ancient Egyptian Sun God Horus?

    ... Hero of the Philippines Exploring Ancient Lunar Myths and Legends as Supermoon set to Dazzle Tonight The ancient ... general sense). The traditional themes found within ancient myths persist today in modern super hero narratives. Perseus, presented in ...

    dhwty - 03/04/2015 - 14:47

  16. King Minos of Crete

    ... civilizations to be non-civilized and their stories to be myths. Once again with Minos, we have a story of a demigod/god in contact ... in the civilized world,  and for whom many supernatural ‘myths’ are associated. Is it possible for supreme beings to have indeed ...

    johnblack - 10/03/2013 - 15:30

  17. First Evidence of Legendary Great Flood in China May Rewrite History

    ... Do they tell of real events in the distant past, or are they myths rooted in imagination? Most familiar to many of us in the West is the ... Do they tell of real events in the distant past, or are they myths rooted in imagination? Most familiar to many of us in the West is the ...

    ancient-origins - 05/08/2016 - 21:50

  18. Is Archaeology Sufficient to Provide Answers?

    ... it. Yet as easily as it can claim that the Bible or the myths of different cultures are fairy tales, it superciliously selects parts of those myths & legends and baptizes them as true events—so long as they are ...

    johnblack - 30/03/2013 - 16:34

  19. Experts May Have Identified the Long Lost Tomb of Romulus, Founder of Rome

    Myths were very important in the ancient world. The Roman myth of Romulus and ... - the legendary founder and king of Rome.  Myths were very important in the ancient world. The Roman myth of Romulus and ... widely accepted by academics and experts that the foundation myths of cities in the ancient world were always based on some historical ...

    Ed Whelan - 15/02/2019 - 23:00

  20. Legends of The Sun: From Solar Gods to Flying Chariots

    ... of the sun – and they had a multitude of legends, myths and even gods based on it. Here, we’ve compiled some of the most ... Pappas, S. (2012) Fiery Folklore: 5 Dazzling Sun Myths. livescience.com Tharoor, I. (2011) Top 10 Sun Myths. ...

    LukeDoyle - 02/06/2018 - 19:33

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