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  1. Force of Personality or Forces of History?

    ... god Quetzalcoatl, “Feathered Serpent”, who an ancient prophecy said would return in the year One-Reed to overthrow a wicked king and ...

    ancient-origins - 03/10/2013 - 14:13

  2. Wang Cong'er: A Famous Female Warrior and Leader in the White Lotus Society

    ... Additionally, Wang Cong’er was motivated by a messianic prophecy to fight against the Qing government. According to some sources, Wang ...

    dhwty - 20/05/2016 - 14:39

  3. Eagle Mistakes Bald Head for a Rock: The Bizarre Circumstances Surrounding the Death of Aeschylus

    ... that Aeschylus had been staying outdoors to avoid a prophecy that he would be killed by a falling object. However, many historians ...

    Theodoros Karasavvas - 01/01/2018 - 23:00

  4. Ultraviolet light reveals hidden text in ancient book of Arthurian stories

    ... into madness Myrddin is said to have acquired the gift of prophecy. The antiquity of these traditions is however suspect, at least in ...

    Mark Miller - 05/04/2015 - 01:40

  5. Mythological Creatures Are Among Us: Guardians of the Sacred White Bison

    ... After all, she was familiar with the Sacred White Buffalo Prophecy, but the white bison itself was practically a mythical being. Had ...

    Birdog - 01/01/2019 - 13:47

  6. The Truth Behind the Christ Myth: The Green Man and the Legend of Jesus – Part II

    ... special link grew stronger when he remembered a Persian prophecy – that Mithras would return to Earth at the End of Time for one last ...

    MarkPinkham - 20/06/2016 - 14:45

  7. The Smelliest Women of Ancient Greece: Jason and the Argonauts Get Fragrant

    ... prince were outside; afraid to inadvertently fulfill the prophecy, Hypsipyle put the baby in a bed of parsley (technically not the ...

    Carly Silver - 12/07/2017 - 23:01

  8. Ancient Curses: Five Ways to Create Calamity in the Ancient World

    ... (is) he who breaks this (monument). I prophesy destruction / prophecy of destruction” (on the Björketorp Runestone ). After many ...

    ancient-origins - 25/04/2019 - 13:56

  9. Witchcraft, Hunger, War, and Disease: Charting the Downfall of Arroyo Hondo Pueblo

    ... for the abandonment of the village.”  Hopi Prophecy and the End of the Fourth World - Part 1 New study suggests ...

    Mark Miller - 04/02/2016 - 21:04

  10. Candles in the Dark and Spice from the Orient: Mystery Cults

    ... It was imported to Rome around 205 BC, in response to a prophecy that the Carthaginian armies under Hannibal would be defeated only if ...

    Miranda Aldhouse-Green - 25/06/2018 - 22:45

  11. The Shaman’s Secret World: Living in Light and Darkness

    ... Part I Ancient Women Shaman of Ireland: Goddesses of Prophecy and Omens Pleading for a New Life.  (©georgefery.com) ...

    George Fery - 18/10/2019 - 22:39

  12. Civilizations Out of Nowhere

    ... and celestial events, but was also used as a system of prophecy. Though their methods may have involved some elements of superstition, ...

    Tashi Javed - 24/10/2014 - 02:26

  13. Dagda, Potbellied Chief Deity of the Celtic Pantheon

    ... was charmed by her new lover, and revealed to him the prophecy, explaining the battle plan of the Fomorians, predicting victory for ...

    Aleksa Vučković - 06/09/2019 - 22:55

  14. Battle of the Gods, When Titans Took on Zeus

    ... every skill from medicine to arithmetic, to navigation, and prophecy. Prometheus then gave the secret of fire to which he had hidden in a ...

    B. B. Wagner - 13/10/2019 - 06:14

  15. Perseus: Powerful Demigod wth Mighty Weapons

    ... none other than his grandfather, Acrisius. In the end, the prophecy of the Oracle at Delphi came true. Perseus heartily felt sorry for ...

    natasa - 10/04/2013 - 15:38

  16. Bringing Centuries of Bad Luck: 10 Unlucky Artifacts and Cursed Archaeological Sites

    ... lives. Unfortunately for them, the funny anecdotes became a prophecy. During the examination of the rotten wood coffin and king’s ...

    ancient-origins - 27/04/2019 - 14:03

  17. Mathematical Genius or Mesmerizing Magician? The Psychomagic of Scotland's Ancient Lost Wizard

    ... Emperor the time, place, and manner of his death; and the prophecy was "fulfilled exactly, in every particular detail,"  according to ...

    ashley cowie - 17/07/2017 - 18:59

  18. Uncovering the Truth Behind Matriarchal Societies in the Ancient World

    ... Ancient Women Shaman of Ireland: Goddesses of Prophecy and Omens Margaret Murray - Mother of Egyptology, Grandmother ...

    Philip Jamieson - 07/03/2019 - 19:01

  19. Bearded Gods of the Americas Were Jesus Resurrected?! Maybe. But Why is the Plumed Serpent Ubiquitous?

    ... of 2015 from a local Native guide that Tenoch in fact means prophecy or prophet. Thus, Tenochtitlan would more correctly mean the “place ...

    Brien Foerster - 07/09/2017 - 19:00

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