10+ Things to Know About the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)

10+ Things to Know About the Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama)

Who was the Buddha? If you just look at the word, a buddha simply means one who is awake, but when one is talking about THE Buddha one is most likely referring to Siddhartha Gautama, in this article we’ll go through some of the most interesting facts about this...
Daedalus, the Athenian Craftsman of Greek Myth

Daedalus, the Athenian Craftsman of Greek Myth

Daedalus was an Athenian exile, inventor and master craftsman. Daedalus is mostly known for being the designer and creator of the great Cretan Labyrinth. Daedalus, the Athenian Exile Even though there are a couple of stories with Daedalus as a key figure, the most...
Ariadne in Greek Mythology

Ariadne in Greek Mythology

In Greek mythology, Ariadne is the daughter of King Minos and queen Pasiphaë. Ariadne is best known for her role in the mythical tale of the Minotaur. The Myth of the Minotaur & the Labyrinth In the tale of the Minotaur, for Ariadne, the story begins when she...
The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt (2134 – 1690 BCE)

The Middle Kingdom of Ancient Egypt (2134 – 1690 BCE)

Middle Kingdom marks the reunion and resurrection of the once united and powerful Egypt of the Old Kingdom. The 11th dynasty begins with Mentuhotep II reuniting the fragmented parts of Egypt into one single country. The 11th dynasty began building big once again and...
The First Intermediate Period of Ancient Egypt (2181 – 2050 BCE)

The First Intermediate Period of Ancient Egypt (2181 – 2050 BCE)

First Intermediate Period marks the period of perhaps the most severe political, economical and cultural “crisis” in ancient Egyptian history. In this period the 7-10th dynasty is included and also the first part of the 11th dynasty with the ancestral Mentuhotep I and...
Pasiphaë in Greek Myth (the Mother of the Minotaur)

Pasiphaë in Greek Myth (the Mother of the Minotaur)

Pasiphaë was the wife of King Minos of Crete. She is best known for the myth which describes her getting cursed with zoophilia by the god Poseidon. To fulfill her intense desires she asks the skillful Athenian artificier Daedalus to help her create a hollow wooden cow...

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